Partnering with the Nemetschek Group, Flansburgh Architects leveraged Open BIM to achieve the Leadership in Energy and Environment (LEED) Gold certification on the Holbrook Middle-High School building. The unique school merges three schools into one. Flansburgh has been “utilizing BIM for years, as it gives us one collaborative model with multiple kinds of data attached to it. The challenge came in expanding our collaboration to work with the consulting engineers and handing off the models to the construction team for this specific project,” explains Brian Hores, BIM manager at Flansburgh Architects. Flansburgh designed the building in Vectorworks and used Open BIM to import, export, and reference all the consultant’s files. Open BIM ensures collaboration for architects, engineers, and construction professionals.
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