Curtin University appoint ASt for BIM retrofit project

Credit: Curtin University
Credit: Curtin University

Australian educational establishment Curtin University have appointed Advanced Spatial technologies (ASt) to orchestrate Scan to BIM services.

Curtin University have been researching Building Information Modelling and believe that BIM models will act as more efficient and productive MASTER documentation needed to manage their site. The currently use 2D AutoCAD drawings to manage their assets, yet see BIM as the most cost-effective method moving forward.

ASt will begin the retrofit by laser scanning the University’s buildings to produce models in Autodesk Revit format. According to the official press release, the Revit models will “become the source of truth data, for its planning, development, capital works and operational maintenance groups” whilst Autodesk Navisworks will also be used for staff to view and analyse their new models.

“This is a model project for any future Scan to BIM project, to produce cost effective and accurate models, for ongoing lifecycle requirements of existing buildings,” said Don Hitchcock, Project Director at ASt.

Click here to read the original press release with additional information.

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