Sharing information so that all project stakeholders have the same view of the project. Welcome to the BIM era! Every week for a month, you can learn about one project where BIM is being used innovatively. Today we are looking at the ABC demonstrator in Grenoble, by Linkcity Sud-Est.
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Thursday March 1st, 2018
Interview of the month: Alexandre Bouvry
Alexandre Bouvry, CATALPA Project Director at Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe, tells us about a sustainable wood-frame modular project that’s being built for the French Defence Infrastructure Service.
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