To fight Evil BIM one of the most important things you will need is the BIM Execution Plan (BEP)– or similar type of “project plan”. The BEP is the rulebook for teams to agree on BIM standards, BIM processes, BIM execution planning workflows and BIM scopes.
Online BIM Execution Planning tool to agree on BIM processes and BIM scopes with free BEP Templates – find out more…
类别2. BIM CONTENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWAREBIM内容管理软件
BIM is not just drawing lines, arcs and circles – for BIM we must start with objects. These objects could be at various Levels of Detail/Development/Definition (LOD) and can also be pre-loaded with manufacturers information. Management of this content is important to ensure that everyone is creating BIM from the same building blocks.
Free BIM content platform to search for thousands of BIM objects. BIMobject also develops and maintains branded BIM products for manufacturers. 免费的BIM内容平台，可搜索数千个BIM对象。BIMobject还为制造商开发和维护品牌BIM产品。
BIM content management tool to find, apply and gain insight into how your digital assets are being utilized. BIM内容管理工具，用于查找，应用和深入了解您的数字资产的使用方式。
Cloud based Content Management Software for architects who work with Revit to manage family libraries, reports and analytics about how your content is used. 基于云的内容管理软件，适用于使用Revit管理家庭库，报告和分析内容使用方式的架构师。
Modelling and engineering calculations with over 1,000,000 intelligent BIM objects of real MEP products from leading international manufacturers. 使用来自国际领先制造商的超过1,000,000个真实MEP产品的智能BIM对象进行建模和工程计算。
Download high-quality BIM objects from international building product manufacturers directly in your chosen BIM software. 直接在您选择的BIM软件中从国际建筑产品制造商处下载高质量的BIM对象。
类别3. BIM MODELING SOFTWAREBIM建模软件
An interesting category as teams argue for and against if some of these 3D modeling tools are “true BIM tools” or not. The tools listed below could be used for a quick massing model, virtual construction prototyping, construction documentation and even detailed fabrication level design for an entire building.
3D modeling tool known for its ease of use – some don’t agree it’s BIM. Draw lines and shapes and transform them into 3D forms. Also search 1,000’s of objects in the free 3D model warehouse. 3D建模工具以其易用性着称 - 有些人不同意它的BIM。绘制线条和形状并将其转换为3D形式。还可以在免费的3D模型仓库中搜索1,000个对象。
Architectural, structural, Engineering and Construction modeling. One of the most popular Autodesk software packages. Compatible with Microsoft Windows only. 建筑，结构，工程和建筑建模。最受欢迎的Autodesk软件包之一。仅与Microsoft Windows兼容。
Regarded as one of the first BIM implementations, Graphisoft is a pioneer of CAD tools that have the capability of creating both 2D and 3D geometry. Open BIM. Windows or Mac. Graphisoft被认为是最早的BIM实现之一，是CAD工具的先驱，能够创建2D和3D几何体。打开BIM。Windows或Mac。
BIM tool used to sketch, model and present. Create 2D drafting, 3D models, Site Information Models, and renders. 用于绘制，建模和呈现的BIM工具。创建2D绘图，3D模型，站点信息模型和渲染。
Design, analyze, document, and visualize architectural, mechanical, electrical, and structural building designs. 设计，分析，记录和可视化建筑，机械，电气和结构建筑设计。
Nemetschek’s flagship BIM application for Architecture, Engineering, and most recently, Bridges. Nemetschek的架构，工程以及最近的Bridges旗舰BIM应用程序。
Creation and management of fabrication level, accurately detailed, highly constructable 3D structural models. 制造和管理制造水平，准确详细，高度可构建的3D结构模型。
Originally developed for aerospace (by the French company Dassault Systèmes) – sometimes used for architecture and buildings – mostly by Frank Gehry and crew. 最初开发用于航空航天（由法国公司DassaultSystèmes提供） - 有时用于建筑和建筑 - 主要由Frank Gehry建筑师事务所开发。
Some AECs use to create BIM building blocks. Otherwise used for product/equipment design, layout and fabrication. 一些AEC用于创建BIM构建块。否则用于产品/设备设计，布局和制造。
软件3.10：DESIGN FOR FABRICATION
Designed on the 3DEXPERIENCE cloud it provides integrative, parametric, associative and computational modeling. 它基于3DEXPERIENCE云设计，提供综合，参数，关联和计算建模。
Free-form 3D modeling tools to create, edit, analyze, document, render, animate, and translate NURBS* curves, surfaces, and solids, point clouds, and polygon meshes. 自由形式的3D建模工具，用于创建，编辑，分析，记录，渲染，动画和平移 NURBS*曲线，曲面和实体，点云和多边形网格。
Touted as a more integrated workflow for sketching/modeling > BIM > detailing. 被视为更加集成的草图/建模工作流程> BIM>细节。
Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) contractors use design-intent models to create detailed models ready for the fabrication and installation of building services. 机械，电气和管道（MEP）承包商使用设计意图模型来创建准备好用于建筑服务的制造和安装的详细模型。
There are many buzzwords used in the Algorithmic-Aided Design (AAD) space
These tools are usually based on visual scripting rather than textual scripting. They help to automate the design workflow and provide an abundant number of options for humans to make more informed decisions.
Open source graphical programming interface to create visual logic to explore parametric conceptual designs and automate tasks. Mostly used with Autodesk Revit. 开源图形编程接口，用于创建可视化逻辑，以探索参数化概念设计和自动化任务。主要用于Autodesk Revit。
Graphical algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhino’s 3-D modeling tools. For designers who are exploring new shapes using generative algorithms. Mostly used with Graphisoft ArchiCAD. 图形算法编辑器与Rhino的3-D建模工具紧密集成。对于使用生成算法探索新形状的设计师。主要用于Graphisoft ArchiCAD。
Cloud based generative design based on Catia – a mix of Grasshopper and Dynamo taking the strongest features of both while running on a cloud server. 基于云的基于Catia的生成设计 -Grasshopper和Dynamo的混合，在云服务器上运行时具有两者的最强功能。
The Hypar open source SDK makes it easy to get started writing code that generates buildings. Hypar开源SDK使您可以轻松开始编写生成建筑物的代码。
Algorithms that can automatically identify and extract walls and windows from point clouds and export them as Revit family objects. 可以从点云自动识别和提取墙和窗口并将其导出为Revit系列对象的算法。
Intelligent 3D models can be used to automate building analysis before construction starts. This could be a solar study, a structural analysis, modeling the flow of people for fire codes and all kinds of energy efficiency calculations for green buildings.
Test the effects of structural loads and verify code compliance. 测试结构载荷的影响并验证代码合规性。
Early stage building performance analysis to study natural ventilation & HVAC systems for energy, daylight & comfort goals. 早期阶段的建筑性能分析，以研究自然通风和HVAC系统的能源，日光和舒适目标。
One of the most widely used structural analysis and design software products worldwide. 全球最广泛使用的结构分析和设计软件产品之一
Combining structural engineering know-how with technology, to provide powerful structural analysis and design. 将结构工程技术与技术相结合，提供强大的结构分析和设计。
软件5.5：GREEN BUILDING STUDIO
Cloud-based service to run building performance simulations to optimize energy efficiency and to work toward carbon neutrality earlier in the design process. 基于云的服务，用于运行建筑性能模拟，以优化能源效率，并在设计过程早期实现碳中和。
Perform detailed analysis of climate data to produce customized, interactive visualizations for environmentally-informed design. 对气候数据进行详细分析，为环保设计生成定制的交互式可视化。
类别6. BIM COLLABORATION SOFTWAREBIM协作软件
Building Information Models are usually created by many stakeholders. In order for everyone to stay on the same page these models can not remain in silos. These BIM collaboration tools allow teams to share and access the right models at the right times.
Construction management software to connect, organize and optimize. From design collaboration, documentation and reviews, to pre-construction, quality and safety and operations. 施工管理软件连接，组织和优化。从设计协作，文档和评论，到施工前，质量和安全以及操作。
A collaborative environment to make project information traceable, transparent, and accessible to help users to build better. Allows users to view, share, and access project information from anywhere, at anytime. 协作环境，使项目信息可追溯，透明且易于访问，以帮助用户更好地构建。允许用户随时随地查看，共享和访问项目信息
Open BIM platform for all disciplines to collaborate with BIM data, information, documents and tasks managed centrally over the complete building life cycle. 可以打开所有专业模型的BIM平台，与整个建筑生命周期中集中管理的BIM数据，信息，文档和任务协作。
Free collaboration tool to combine models for 3D navigation, automatic clash detection, mark-ups, IFC support, multiple model viewing, and object or model coloring and transparency. 免费协作工具，结合3D导航模型，自动碰撞检测，标记，IFC支持，多模型查看，对象或模型着色和透明度。
Data management tool for workflow support and access to building information throughout the building lifecycle. 数据管理工具，用于在整个建筑生命周期中支持工作流并访问建筑信息。
Desktop and mobile tools to interactively present the 3D model and 2D documentation created with ArchiCAD through a much simpler and intuitive user interface. 桌面和移动工具通过简单直观的用户界面以交互方式呈现使用ArchiCAD创建的3D模型和2D文档。
When combining 3D models from multiple project teams issues can often be uncovered. These problems can be solved in the virtual model at a much lower cost compared to after the construction team has started the work on site. Sometimes there are thousands of issues to track. This is why the following BIM checking/workflow tools are essential to gain the true benefits of BIM.
BIMs can be used to gain efficiencies for contractors in their estimating and scheduling workflows.
Model elements can be scheduled over time to identify phasing and sequencing challenges. Elements can also be automatically counted and tied to estimating databases to generate more accurate 5D construction estimates that will update as the model changes. This is definitely not “Hollywood BIM”!
4D BIM tool focussed on improving the quality, safety, productivity and efficiency through the visual sequencing of construction projects. 4D BIM工具通过建筑项目的可视化排序，致力于提高质量，安全性，生产率和效率。
2D & 3D takeoff, estimating and reporting using measurement from 2D drawings and the generation of automatic quantities from 3D models. 使用2D图纸测量和3D模型自动量生成的2D和3D算量，估算和报告。
3D macro modeling and cost estimating to build a model of your conceptual design and generate an early phase cost estimate. 3D概念建模和成本估算，以构建概念设计模型并生成早期阶段成本估算
软件8.6：ITWO / MTWO
5D planning and execution moving to the MTWO cloud. 5D计划和执行转移到MTWO云
类别9. CONSTRUCTION BIM SOFTWARE建设BIM软件
After building the project virtually (in the computer) it’s now time to break dirt and build the real thing – this is where the rubber meets the road. Many of the collaboration tools previously listed are also used through the construction phases. The following tools are those focussed more on the construction side of BIM.
Agile construction schedule generation with 3D visualization. 利用三维可视化生成敏捷施工进度表
Explore millions of scheduling options in minutes. 在几分钟内探索数百万个计划选项
Helps teams compare point clouds and models to find construction mistakes before they become expensive problems. 帮助团队比较点云和模型，以便在它们成为昂贵问题之前发现施工错误。
类别10. FACILITIES MANAGEMENT BIM SOFTWAREFM管理BIM软件
This is where BIM meets LOD 500 (what even is LOD 500?!?).
The “i’ in BiM now comes alive and Building Information Models can be used for the entire life of a building. These tools help building owners quickly find important information at the right time to gain efficiencies when operating their built assets.