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University of Southern california (USC) - Case Study

The BIM Process

From Design to Fabrication to Erection to Facilities Management - IPD, VDC, and BIM

This project consists of two Phases.

Phase 1: 137,000 sf, 4 story + Basement
Phase 2: 4 buildings
Project cost: Phase 1  $97 million  Phase 2  $50 million.

Owner: University of Southern California
Project Director: Tom Brady
Donor: LucasFilm Foundation
Architects: Urban Design Group, Dallas, Texas
Structural Engineer: Gregory P Luth and Associates, Santa Clara, CA
Mechanical Engineers: IBE Consulting Engineers, Sherman Oaks, CA

BIM Integrator/Facilitator: View By View, San Francisco, CA

Civil – kpff Consulting Engineers; Los Angeles, CA
Landscape – Fong Hart Schneider Partners
Acoustical – Martin Newson and Associates; Santa Monica, CA
Vertical Transport – Lerch Bates
Permitting - BMA, Inc.
General Contractor – Hathaway Dinwiddie; Los Angeles, CA
Cost Consultants: TDB, San Francisco, CA

View By View acted as 3D Design coordinator and BIM integrator/faciliator, running 3D MEPF coordination meetings weekly.  Provided interior and exterior visual simulations for the new buildings.
Phase 1, Building A completed.
Working on four additional buildings concurrently.  Assisting Facilities Management as well as researching software options for use by the FM department.  Developing an interface between BIM and FM

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Figure 1. These computer generated renderings are created from the Revit BIM Model. created by Urban Design Group.  Renderings by View By View.

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Figure 2.  Revit Architectural model by UDG Architects   

Figure 3.  Tekla Structural model by Gregory P Luth and Associates.
 

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