August 5, 2015 – For the past year, Nihon Sekkei, Inc. and Autodesk, Inc. have partnered to advance building information modeling (BIM) in Japan. The companies are jointly developing a system for construction and building management to maximize the benefits of BIM for facility owners and throughout building lifecycles. The companies have announced the results of the first-year partnership and their future plans.
Nihon Sekkei and Autodesk have developed an integrated BIM system to satisfy the need in Japan for BIM workflows that use building lifecycle information. They have been creating a unified platform based on Autodesk Revit to enable the following:
The two companies will validate the use of their Integrated BIM system throughout building lifecycles, from initial consulting and design to operation and management. The aim is to provide facility owners and users with a value-added system for construction and building management in Japan.
In addition, as part of establishing workflows that can be deployed globally, personnel and technical exchanges will be conducted not only between the two companies, but also with foreign companies and educational institutions operating at the forefront of BIM. Also, the two companies will continue to exchange information and technology proactively, aiming to share their achievements openly with industry players.
About Nihon Sekkei
Established in 1967, Nihon Sekkei is an architectural design firm that provides a comprehensive range of services, including design and supervision of construction and civil engineering projects, city planning tasks, regional and urban development, and consulting.
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