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How are developers poised to make bigger profits & shave construction costs?

Aug 24, 2020

How are developers poised to make bigger profits & shave construction costs?

Developers and Owners today must consider an applied digital approach as carefully as they study and ensure the capital stack is finely tuned to yield maximum returns.

Bringing down the construction cost with the Corbis Way

Aug 11, 2020

Bringing down the construction cost with the Corbis Way

By Jeff Bymaster, Architectural and Integrated Project Delivery Service Director at Corbis.

Hospitality and BIM in the Pandemic

Jun 11, 2020

Hospitality and BIM in the Pandemic

Currently, one of the sectors most affected by the pandemic is the hospitality sector. The impact has been so significant that even large companies and industry leaders have been forced to enter survival mode with a dramatic drop in workload.

How we make remote working work

Jun 11, 2020

How we make remote working work

Making remote working work has its tricks. But it is more important to make it work for our clients while our entire team is in different places throughout the US and the world.

Revit 2021: the features you need to know

May 26, 2020

Revit 2021: the features you need to know

At Corbis, we know our Revit®. As a leading BIM services company, we are always keeping up to date with the software we use. And we believe that good information is always useful if it is shared.

How to improve your BIM performance during the pandemic

May 20, 2020

How to improve your BIM performance during the pandemic

During COVID-19 times, many architecture and engineering studios are going through challenges. With many construction projects on hold, there is no other option than waiting for the states to gradually resume construction works again. But this time presents a great opportunity for those AEC studios that have not yet made the transition to BIM technology. Being ahead in technology and innovation brings rewards both in the short and medium term.

Architecture and Engineering Production for Data Center: what you need to know

May 20, 2020

Architecture and Engineering Production for Data Center: what you need to know

The pandemic has impacted all sectors to a greater or lesser extent. Some, like the hospitality and retail sectors, have suffered more. Others, such as healthcare and residential, have been less impacted, even increasing their demand due to the construction of new hospitals or reconversion of spaces for use within the health sector.

Remote Work and Residential: changes from the pandemic

May 13, 2020

Remote Work and Residential: changes from the pandemic

In recent times, we have seen how one of the main concerns of architecture studios and companies in the US has turned to design. The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a paradigm shift in how space will be used.

Here's How This Recession Could Mean Improving the Construction Industry

May 13, 2020

Here's How This Recession Could Mean Improving the Construction Industry

As an AEC firm, we at Corbis believe there is a good side to the current recession. Especially in the Construction Industry, one on which we have also experienced past downturns and setbacks that made us learn a lot too.

What does Hospitality mean for our BIM services

Mar 20, 2020

What does Hospitality mean for our BIM services

Creating great hospitality architecture requires special insights into not only how to provide guests with incredible experiences, but also how facility design can be optimized for more efficient operations and maximal return on investment.  In order to achieve this, hospitality architecture firms are leveraging 3D BIM modeling services to more intelligently plan project design and construction phases.

How BIM Construction Makes for More Successful Projects

Feb 28, 2020

How BIM Construction Makes for More Successful Projects

Now over two decades into the new millennium, planning construction projects is no longer just done at the drafting table. Digital advancements have shattered the limitations of 2D drawings and blueprints. This includes Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, which is enabling more accurate and flexible project documentation via information-rich 3D models. Its potency has quickly made it the industry’s new essential tool, but not everyone has yet to get on board.

Our special Construction recipe for Office Projects

Feb 26, 2020

Our special Construction recipe for Office Projects

When we arrived at the meeting with JP Acastello, he was already eager to talk about an upcoming project ready to start work on the west coast. It will add up to the dozens of projects he had led mostly in the Pacific Northwest area.

How to manage cost & time in a 1,500,000 sq. ft. construction project

Jan 30, 2020

How to manage cost & time in a 1,500,000 sq. ft. construction project

We are a BIM modeling and construction project management firm. Our team composed of Construction Managers, BIM Coordinators, Architects, and Engineers work collaboratively to make the construction process efficient. The result is a reduction in construction costs.

Revit Tips: 7 practical hints for the Revit daily user

Jan 27, 2020

Revit Tips: 7 practical hints for the Revit daily user

We know that working with Revit has its tricks. Luckily, we have a strong BIM Coordination department that has all the tips and troubleshooting for daily Revit users. And we want to share them with the AEC community.

Our 2019 wrapped

Dec 18, 2019

Our 2019 wrapped

This was our 2019 in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry. It was a year full of challenges and achievements. And we highlighted some key data in an infographic.

The Hidden Value of BIM services: An Infographic

Nov 27, 2019

The Hidden Value of BIM services: An Infographic

Your firm’s performance can get even better. Our approach to BIM services makes it possible to split your DD and CD budget into 3. 1/3 to your Management, 1/3 to our fee and the last 1/3 is your profit.

Bringing in Construction Management Expertise Since Day One

Oct 21, 2019

Bringing in Construction Management Expertise Since Day One

Architectural Design and Construction Execution are two disciplines far apart in Project Development. Fortunately, the Construction Digital Prototype® has come to bridge that gap.

Construction Project Coordination: A Hospitality Case Study

Oct 01, 2019

Construction Project Coordination: A Hospitality Case Study

There is a way to enhance the work at the construction job site powered by technology and coordination.

Residential BIM modeling benefits for multifamily projects

Jul 02, 2019

Residential BIM modeling benefits for multifamily projects

The Residential sector, and especially the multifamily subsector, holds great potential for growth. Residential Projects can be enhanced with a well-thought BIM modeling strategy. Find out in this article how.

4 Major Project Delivery Problems in Construction Management

Jun 28, 2019

4 Major Project Delivery Problems in Construction Management

BIM modeling services hold up great potential to solve some recurring issues that come up at the construction site. By having a well-thought BIM strategy, UX/UI implementation in the drawings and early Construction Management input, costs are reduced significantly and RFI count is narrowed down. Find out how in this article.

How to leave delays out of Mixed-Use construction

Jun 07, 2019

How to leave delays out of Mixed-Use construction

Discover how we make it work with our Construction Digital Prototype® methodology.

Life at CorbisStudio: Our PM Pablo Lempert in 10 answers

Jan 18, 2019

Life at CorbisStudio: Our PM Pablo Lempert in 10 answers

At CorbisStudio, we put a lot of effort into creating culture. And what better proof of it than hearing how our team see CorbisStudio's culture every day on their own words. This is the turn of Pablo Lempert, Project Manager and a long-time collaborator here at the studio.

The NAB Project in a 1-minute infographic

Jan 17, 2019

The NAB Project in a 1-minute infographic

The National Australia Bank head office was one of our great experiences in Australia. Our team participated in the development of the architectural detail drawings of the offices. We worked with Woods Bagot in the Design Development and Construction Documents production. See all the work involved and some facts about this impressing project.

5 Residential Architecture projects enhanced by BIM modeling

Jan 17, 2019

5 Residential Architecture projects enhanced by BIM modeling

Residential Architecture is one of the numerous sectors that we have long term expertise. We have participated in projects of many sizes and countries all around the world. Here are 5 residential architecture projects. On each of them, our BIM modeling approach boosted construction making it simpler for architects, engineers, and general contractors.

What are BIM modeling services?

Jan 11, 2019

What are BIM modeling services?

BIM modeling services convey great advantages to the construction process. BIM is based on digital representations of buildings with different levels of detail. The distinction that BIM bears is on the information it contains. It is helpful for Architects, Engineers, Civil Engineers, MEP engineers, Developers, and Owners. Read all about what is BIM modeling next.

CorbisStudio’s 2018: Wrapping up a thriving year

Dec 18, 2018

CorbisStudio’s 2018: Wrapping up a thriving year

Let's take a look at CorbisStudio year-end stories. This was our team's last effort in 2018. We had a series of events that are focused on planning what's next for us in 2019. Of course, there was time for a celebration, too!

CorbisStudio’s year in review: 2018 in numbers

Dec 18, 2018

CorbisStudio’s year in review: 2018 in numbers

This was a year where we had a lot going on. It was so much that we decided to break it down to showing you all we have done with numbers. Let's see what our departments within the studio have been up to throughout 2018 in a detailed infographic.

Dec 18, 2018

"God is in the details" 2018 Photo Contest

We are proud to present you the winners of our annual photography contest: "God is in the details". This years edition was focused on architecture detail under the famous premise of the German-American Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Read more to see who won and the special mentions among more than 1300 submissions!

Office Projects: Architecture design impact on coworking space

Dec 12, 2018

Office Projects: Architecture design impact on coworking space

Architectural interior design needs to grasp certain features to come up with great spaces that fulfill the purposes of flexibility, mobile workers, individuals instead of groups while encouraging team gatherings. And think about bringing personality when the design process starts for office architecture.

4 ways construction managers use drones in construction

Dec 05, 2018

4 ways construction managers use drones in construction

Drones are a notable improvement for construction project managers. They provide better solutions for civil engineering and architecture. It makes it possible to reduce costs and time in the construction job site.

What is Construction Information Modeling?

Nov 30, 2018

What is Construction Information Modeling?

CIM is the acronym for Construction Information Modeling. Lately, this concept is becoming more present in the AEC industry. It shares a lot of connections with BIM but it focuses more on civil engineering than on architecture design.

Life @ CorbisStudio: we put our Halloween costumes on

Nov 19, 2018

Life @ CorbisStudio: we put our Halloween costumes on

We celebrated Halloween at our studio. Check out all the costumes our creative team came up with. Plus, don’t forget to check our annual Photo Contest: God is in the details. It is focused on architecture detail.

Mixed Use Developments: 3 CorbisStudio’s cases where BIM worked like a charm

Nov 16, 2018

Mixed Use Developments: 3 CorbisStudio’s cases where BIM worked like a charm

CAD software, 3D models, shop drawings… Mixed-use developments are one of the many sectors in which CorbisStudio has a vast experience. Here are some of the cases where we have succeeded in working worldwide and delivering projects.

7 questions about BIM services and the future

Nov 14, 2018

7 questions about BIM services and the future

The BIM modeling services industry requires to be constantly up-to-date. The digital representation of buildings always has software development and advancements on the way. We asked Lucrecia Cocucci, our BIM director, to give us some insights and her point of view on the future of BIM.

God is in the details Photo Contest terms and Conditions

Nov 05, 2018

God is in the details Photo Contest terms and Conditions

CorbisStudio's 2018 God is in the details Photo Contest Terms and Conditions.

Life @ CorbisStudio: creating culture

Oct 18, 2018

Life @ CorbisStudio: creating culture

Sharing some team quality time, having fun and adding some color to our desks where great BIM solutions and AEC project deliveries happen!

Staying up-to-date with the BIM and AEC Industry

Oct 18, 2018

Staying up-to-date with the BIM and AEC Industry

CorbisStudio's presence at BIM and AEC industry events around the world. This past month we were present at two big events in the industry: the BIM Forum, Las Vegas and the International Retail Design Conference, Seattle. These were our insights.

We bring BIM and AEC solutions no matter where

Oct 18, 2018

We bring BIM and AEC solutions no matter where

CorbisStudio keeps on going around the world to partner with architecture studios and firms. Our all-time saying has always been “We Are Not Afraid Of Jetlag” and we really mean it!

What are CorbisStudio’s next challenges in the AEC Industry?

Oct 18, 2018

What are CorbisStudio’s next challenges in the AEC Industry?

We shared a conversation with Martin Lopez, Head of Operations. We talked about his daily responsibilities and assignments, what are CorbisStudio next challenges in the AEC industry, and what is it that makes our company a great solution on BIM services, Project Delivery, and Construction Project Management.

The second edition of our Diploma in Executive Architecture was completed!

Oct 01, 2018

The second edition of our Diploma in Executive Architecture was completed!

As part of our Education programs, we train architects in the use of BIM services technologies, Project delivery management, construction methodologies and more. We believe that the AEC services industry needs skilled professionals and our Diploma in Executive Architecture is the solution we provide.

What does “We are not afraid of Jetlag” mean?

Sep 19, 2018

What does “We are not afraid of Jetlag” mean?

Working abroad and partnering with clients from all around the world is a rewarding and fulfilling experience that we always encourage our team to take part in. At CorbisStudio we are not afraid of Jetlag, and this enables us to provide our Construction Digital Prototype® Methodology with Technical and BIM Services to the AEC industry all around the world.

Buranda I reached Practical Completion.

Sep 19, 2018

Buranda I reached Practical Completion.

One of the latest projects that we are most proud of is Buranda I the biggest single development for student accommodation in Brisbane, Australia. This was a very fulfilling and rewarding challenge for our team, who worked hard to meet expectations, resulting in another happy client: Woods Bagot.

CorbisStudio’s Culture: Enjoy the ride!

Sep 19, 2018

CorbisStudio’s Culture: Enjoy the ride!

As part of our Be Healthy program, we incorporated bicycles to our offices. It becomes part of our existing "Be Healthy" program with more initiatives that contribute to a better quality of life at work for our team.

Phase 2 of Resorts World Las Vegas is Now Underway!

Jun 22, 2018

Phase 2 of Resorts World Las Vegas is Now Underway!

Fun is universal. As important, the most fulfilling experiences require honesty; a rendering of a perspective or ethos. Welcome to Resorts World Las Vegas, a huge project in one of the top leisure capitals of the world! The first Chinese-themed resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Resorts World Las Vegas is set to delight with a variety of gaming, entertainment, and activities true to its theme's origins.

We are not afraid of jet lag

Jun 20, 2018

We are not afraid of jet lag

Our On-Site Coordinators are a key component of our Project Delivery Partner services. Wherever a client or project requires it, we are there. As Andy Wallace (Associate with DLR Group) personally notes “I think the Corbis staff is very willing to jump in and get tasks done and that is greatly appreciated. They are all very friendly and easy to get along with. Their skill level is right where I would expect it to be.”

710 Wilshire: the skin in the game

Mar 29, 2018

710 Wilshire: the skin in the game

This could have been an easy morning in sunny Santa Monica, California, but for Howard Laks Architects it became the start of a race against time. The long awaited historic restoration and build of the new luxury Santa Monica Proper Hotel at 710 Wilshire Boulevard was getting underway, but for the team at Howard Laks, the full vision was not yet to their satisfaction; the exterior skin was not yet right.

We Are Not Afraid Of Jet Lag

Mar 15, 2018

We Are Not Afraid Of Jet Lag

Our On-Site Coordinators are a key component of our Project Delivery Partner services.
Wherever a client or project requires it, we are there. As Andy Wallace (Associate with DLR Group) personally notes “I think the Corbis staff is very willing to jump in and get tasks done and that is greatly appreciated. They are all very friendly and easy to get along with. Their skill level is right where I would expect it to be.”

Celebrating 10 Years of Representing Canstruction® in LATAM

Mar 10, 2018

Celebrating 10 Years of Representing Canstruction® in LATAM

The Latas a la Obra will be hosting its 11th annual Canstruction Citywide Competition in Córdoba, Argentina.

We Are Growing

Mar 01, 2018

We Are Growing

New knowledge, new strengths and new experiences.

From Roll-Outs to 13 Million Sq. Ft. Resorts

Dec 15, 2017

From Roll-Outs to 13 Million Sq. Ft. Resorts

2017 has been a busy year; that’s a fact. We’ve never stopped hustling and improving, and the results keep showing.

The Rise of the Construction Digital Prototype

Dec 15, 2017

The Rise of the Construction Digital Prototype

It amazes me that some people are still discussing whether or not the construction industry is behind in technology adoption or. They discuss this trend from their mobile phones, all while connected to their almost self-driven cars, while they say, “Hey Google, play my favorite song,” sitting down to watch a movie trailer made by their 5-year-old boy; one that renders George Lucas’ original work almost useless and only 25 years later.

RAISING THE BIM BAR

Nov 29, 2017

RAISING THE BIM BAR

CorbisStudio steps up to the challenge and faces the future. From Revit Certified professionals to award-winning architects, the studio never stops changing.

OUR SPECIAL WAY OF SEEING HALLOWEEN

Oct 31, 2017

OUR SPECIAL WAY OF SEEING HALLOWEEN

During Halloween, many of our staff members came up with great costumes displaying amazing imagination and creativity. But I wanted to share something about why I like to celebrate Halloween.