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London (PRWEB UK) 6 December 2012
The interactive openBIM competition provided AEC and building information modelling (BIM) professionals with another opportunity to showcase their BIM skills by creating a design for The Museum of Architecture to be based on the hypothetical man-made BQL Island in Doha, Qatar.
Sponsored by Vectorworks, 12 teams entered from 41 countries entered Build Qatar Live 2012 including the USA, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Japan, Latvia, Germany, Qatar, Egypt, Australia, UK, Chile, Singapore, Romania, Canada, India amongst others. Teams received the design brief prior to the start of the event and produced the final BIM model which was uploaded and then viewable through Asite cBIM by observers and the judges.
Teams were able to showcase their BIM skills by delivering on a variety of criteria, including creating the most exciting design, demonstrating the best use of technology and collaboration by continuously updating the design on Asites Adoddle collaborative cloud platform. During the 48 hour event, there were 14,865 logins and 549 files published.