Modeling Masonry for Design and Construction - 1 LU

Thursday, August 26, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Presented by: 3DiQ Inc.

Get an overview of how 3D computer models are being applied to produce better masonry designs and improve construction efficiency. Building Information Models (BIM) are increasingly becoming the primary medium for design and documentation in commercial construction. From the earliest conceptual stage to detailed coordination in the field, models are improving traditional workflows. In this session, we’ll discuss how using BIM for masonry strategies can improve sustainability and reduce material waste, noise, and dust at construction sites. This lessens the demands on our infrastructure and transportation systems. It also mitigates the effects of construction activities on our environment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the challenges of modeling masonry systems.
  • Explore the limitations of Revit when detailing masonry.
  • Investigate how Level of Development (LOD) 350+ models can improve outcomes.
  • Analyze strategies to reduce remodeling from design and material waste from construction.

About the Speaker

Mike Riva

National Sales Manager, 3DiQ Inc. and CAD BLOX

Mike Riva

Mike Riva is the National Sales Manager for 3DiQ, Inc. and CAD BLOX where he oversees all sales and marketing efforts for both companies. Mike works with architects, engineers, and mason contractors sharing the leading-edge solutions for BIM that both companies provide the masonry industry. With a background in software consulting, Mike brings in-depth knowledge of how technology can be utilized to provide solutions that drive advancement in array of industries.





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