Building Information Modelling (BIM) is the next generation of digital representation for architectural projects and Guardian has strived to meet the needs of a changing market, with BIM objects created for all Guardian products in Europe.
“The way architectural projects are being designed and created is changing” states Volodymyr Shkurenko, European Channel and Segment Marketing Manager, “there is a growing need for specified glass to be supported with BIM objects. Staying ahead of these new innovative processes is paramount to ensure we can provide the right products and support required to meet the needs of project design teams, from specification through to construction”.
Guardian’s BIM objects allow glass to be specified either as a design material in its own right, or in single, double or triple glazing, with data variations to account for laminated glass and other glass processes such as heat treatments.
The key products available for commercial construction have been modelled from clear annealed float to coated and laminated products such as SunGuard and ClimaGuard. Other decorative products have also been modelled such as our SatinDeco.
Each of our BIM objects have been made available in Revit and IFC format, which are the leading systems for creating BIM projects.
To help architects, designers, and other BIM professionals understand how our objects work in the BIM environment a short demonstration video has been produced to explain the use of Guardian glass products as BIM objects.
For more info visit our website: http://www.sunguardglass.eu/SpecificationsResources/OnlineTools/BIM/index.htm