CASE STUDY – Architectural Engineering & Construction (AEC) Services
Point Cloud To BIM Enables Authorities Manage Evolving Spatial Requirements for College backyard Mechanical House
Effective Store Planning Services delivered by Australian Design and Drafting using 2D Architectural Services for an Architectural Designing Company in Australia
Case Study Highlights
Industry: Architectural engineering and construction
Convert 3D scanned images of college backyard mechanical house into intelligent BIM with LOD 300 with Architecture & Structure & Equipment spacing.
All the scanned point clouds and images in .rcs format were imported to Revit, and converted into a BIM with LOD 300 with all the Architecture & Structure & Equipment spacing details.
Scanned data was inconsistent, lot of inputs were missing and some parts had to be recreated solely based on engineering assumptions
Management of massive volumes of scanned data
360 degree image for an over building view was missing in the input files
The process was time consuming and work had to be completed in pressing deadlines – within 14 days
Technology / Software Used:
A well known building construction company in UK, approached Hi- Tech to develop a building information model of a backyard mechanical house for a college avenue. Large .rcs files were provided, these included point cloud models and parametric images. Client required BIM with LOD 300 and complete Architecture & Structure & Equipment spacing details.Documentation of ‘As built’ complex structures that have changing spatial requirements is crucial. BIM loaded with spatial information allows efficient management of these spaces. Addressing these requirements not only becomes cost effective, and time effective, but also helps avoid any clashes or damage to the existing structural, architectural and MEP fit outs in the building.
The work started by dividing teams to work in shifts so that the project gets processed 24×7
All the files in.rcs format were imported into Revit and divided into sections
A model file was set up and modeling was done with 10mm accuracy, and LOD 300 as requested by the client
Detailed architectural, structural and equipment spacing information was included
The missing sections were recreated based on engineering assumptions
At this stage, communication was set and approvals were taken from the client for the restructured parts for which input data was not available.
With efficient project management, point cloud data was converted to BIM and delivered in a record time frame of 13 days.
Ever changing spatial requirements in the mechanical house, were addressed efficiently each time due to the availability of an information rich BIM
Information rich intelligent BIM, provided a thorough documentation of the as built structure
As a result new equipment set up became easy and clash free
The management managed to save a lot of cost and time in the process of catering to the changing spatial requirements
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