BIMReview

The affordable BIM collaborative review and visual communication tool from initial design to the construction site.

 

BIMReview is a BIM collaborative project review tool for use across the whole construction project.

It is the affordable, feature-rich tool to import BIM models and associated data from multiple CAD authoring tools to consolidate effective review and visual communication.

Favoured by thousands of industry professionals, for its ease of use, intuitive clash detection, IFC import/export and ability to enrich BIM model data.

 

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Features of

 

As a successor to StruWalker (structural), BIMReview has evolved from our software development knowledge with “clever” features for the all teams in the construction industry.

BIMReview takes the market’s best features, adding clever intuitive insight, creating an affordable tool – for everyone to use.

  • BIM Best Practise Procedures
  • Full Visibility
  • Import Multiple Design Models inc. Design Data, Tekla, ArchiCad and Revit Models APIs
  • Import of IFC and CIS-2 formatted models
  • Import of Step and IGES based models
  • Data Grids for all or selected Attribute Data
  • Extended User Attribute (EUA) creation
  • Assembly/ Parent entity selection
  • Batch grid update of Attribute data
  • Remove selected imported model
  • Hide/Show Entities
  • Clip Plane Adjustment
  • Move/Rotate/Scale Model
  • Enquiry and Measurement Tool
  • Display Object/Part Centre of Gravity and Weights*
  • Imperial / Metric Dimensions
  • View Points
  • Find objects by Attribute
  • Colour objects by Attribute
  • 3D CAM Data viewing
  • Immediate Identification of Clashes
  • Highlights Conflict Issues
  • Enables multi-discipline teams to find solutions before issues reach the site.
  • Minimises costly on site problems
  • Real-time access to BIM model content through the supply chain, and across dispersed teams
  • Enhanced decision support through improved collaboration
  • Annotation and Translate, via Google Translate
  • User-defined properties
  • View capture and email
  • Attach drawings and documents to objects
  • DWG and DXF viewers
  • Intuitive mark-up facility
  • User defined, fully customisable shapes
  • Create notations to any item and location within a model
  • Rendered views; Perspective, Orthogonal, Fly Through
  • Material pre-set for refining visual model
  • Material Textures
  • Reflections on Ground Plane
  • Auto generation of Terrain Ground Plane
  • Multiple Lighting Effects
  • View Shadows
  • Adjustable Transparency
  • Display Rendered View in Full Screen
  • Gradient Coloured backgrounds
  • Skyboxes (360° Backgrounds)
  • Fully integrated project hub, bringing together data
  • Create and replay project or construction sequences to rapidly understand and resolve issues
  • 4D Gantt Chart timelines for engineering, procurement, suppliers and construction teams.
  • Erection sequences by attribute type
  • Export model to Google Earth
  • Export entire models via IFC format
  • Export custom selection via IFC format
  • Exported drawings can be used in conjunction with any IFC supported software
  • Print views and drawings (with Preview)
  • Animation creation and video capture
  • Export to Excel from the data grid
FEATURES  
Model and Data  
   
Import multiple models into a single environment
Open IFC formatted models
Export of IFC models
Open CIS/2 formatted models
Open Step and IGES based models
Data Grids for all or selected Attribute Data
Clash Check and Rule Manager
Extended User Attribute (EUA) creation
Assembly/ Parent entity selection
Batch grid update of Attribute data
Remove selected imported model
3D Navigation
Import of GTCX files
Direct link with Tekla
Direct link with Revit
Direct link with Inventor
Direct link with Solidworks
   
Model Enquiry and Manipulation  
   
Hide/Show Entities
Clip Plane Adjustment
Move/Rotate/Scale Model
Enquiry Tool
Measurement Tool
Accumulative measure
Multiple line measure
Angle measure
Multipoint measure
Saveable dimensions
Auto dimension
Measure to centre of gravity
Display Object/Part
Centre of Gravity
Weights
Imperial / Metric Dimensions
Save model views
Find objects by Attribute
Colour objects by Attribute
Colour by Attribute Templates
Label by Attribute
   
Information Share  
   
Annotation and Translate, via Google Translate
Note creation
User-defined properties
Email captures views
Attach drawings and documents to objects
Remote BIM Data Sharing
- Models
- Clash information
- File Attachments
- Mark Ups
- Annotations
- Viewpoints
DWG and DXF viewers
2D & 3D CAM viewers
Markup
BCF Support
View embedded review data
   
Visualisation and Understanding  
   
Rendered views
Perspective, Orthogonal Views
Fly Through animations
Material pre-set for refining visual model
Material Textures
Reflections on Ground Plane
Auto generation of Terrain Ground Plane
Multiple Lighting Effects
View Shadows
Adjustable Transparency
View in Full Screen
Gradient Coloured backgrounds
Photorealistic backgrounds
   
Construction Planning  
   
5D Gantt Chart planning, with timeline model review
Export model to Google Earth
Sequence Construction by Attribute Type
Sequence Animation
Ability to import MS gantt chart projects
   
Output  
   
Print Views and drawings (with Preview)
Generate animations
Record animations into AVI format
Record animations into WMV format
Export to Excel from the data grid
   

Benefits of

Already assisting thousands of users to be BIM compliant

  • Informed collaboration, enhanced decisions
  • Shrink schedules, reduce risks
  • Seamless planning, improved workflow
  • Low cost, rapid returns
  • Immediately identify, comprehend and resolve issue
  • Visual realism, reinforced understanding
  • Improve project efficiency, increase profit
  • Easy to use - intuitive interface - no training required
  • Easily accessible - simply download and go

BIM Interoperability

Links with the industry’s leading 3D CAD packages for the construction sector, enables BIMReview users to work with a wider variety of BIM professionals bringing together models from: