Chapter 4. Best Practices for Sharing Projects with Consultants

Since the beginning of engineers and architects working together on building projects, an integrated project delivery (IPD) has been the ultimate goal. The goal of consultants working together as seamlessly as possible is made more achievable by using a building information modeling (BIM) solution such as Revit MEP 2011. Many are quick to believe that BIM equals IPD, but the truth is that developing a building information model is only part of the process of IPD. You can build a 3D model and even put information into it, but it is how this information is shared and coordinated that defines an IPD.

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