Construction industry professionals are invited to submit projects to the North America Tekla Structures BIM [Building Information Modeling] Awards, an
Construction industry professionals are invited to submit projects to the North America Tekla Structures BIM [Building Information Modeling] Awards, an annual competition offering each winner a Tekla Structures Viewer and 2011 User Meeting registration. In addition, all North America BIM Award winners automatically are entered into the Tekla Global BIM Awards. Projects are to be submitted Û at no cost Û on or before July 23.
Awards winners will be recognized in four categories: (1) Industrial/Civil Model – Steel and/or Concrete, e.g., power and process facilities, materials handling, heavy-concrete installations, water treatment plant, bridges; (2) Commercial/Institutional Model – Steel, i.e., predominantly steel, but can include other materials, for office, retail, government, sporting, religious, performing arts, educational, parking, and transportation structures; (3) Commercial/Institutional Model – Concrete, i.e., predominantly concrete, but can include other materials, for aforementioned commercial/institutional structures; and, (4) Collaborative Project, i.e., commercial/institutional projects in which Tekla Structures has played a significant role and multiple parties have collaborated using BIM to benefit project delivery. Category 1, 2, 3 entries will be judged on model complexity. Category 4 entries will be judged primarily on extent of collaboration between project participants and innovation in the work process via BIM applications. Full rules and regulations are available at www.tekla.com.