Texas has pulled the trigger, officially adopting BIM for use on on TFC projects. This will have a HUGE impact on the AEC Industry in Texas and around the country. Laggards who fail to formulate a BIM implementation plan - as well as integrated project delivery strategies and lean construction processes - will be in a real bind in the very near future. The BIM horse has officially left the barn in Texas. Below is an excerpt from the article and a link to the entire article.
"Austin - The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC), the agency within the State of Texas that oversees the state’s real estate development as owners and operators of state facilities, today announces its adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for state design and construction projects."
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