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Innovative healthcare design

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Autodesk customer success story Point cloud scan of the existing environment shown in Autodesk ReCap Revit model of existing environment created from point cloud scan Autodesk BIM 360 Glue and Field being used during construction Reduced timeframes By deploying a range of Autodesk tools, Beca has enabled a significant reduction in time taken to capture, create and distribute information. round the particular facility and recapturing all of the information that's already been created through the design and construction process. By working with Autodesk, we've been able to capture this critical data from day one, ensuring the client can effectively maintain and operate the facility." Brett Naylor, Technical Director and BIM Delivery Leader, Beca, comments: "In the past, our clients have often had to spend anything between 6 to 18 months going Autodesk Consulting has also been engaged to work with Beca to establish the workflows and methods for the application of BIM 360 and to help train both the Beca team, its project partners and the client. Philip Smith, CAD Systems Manager, Beca, concluded: "Autodesk Consulting really has helped us to further our investment in BIM-based technologies by firstly getting to know our business, how we work, what are our drivers and most importantly, how we look to deliver successful outcomes for our clients." The Revit models were then imported into Navisworks, along with the point cloud data for coordination purposes. The team also undertook clash detection, not just on the new designs, but also on the existing models to provide an accurate comparison. BIM 360 Glue was used to enable all design teams to communicate and rapidly publish design iterations to the cloud. This was beneficial as the teams were not all in the same place at one time, and so it brought far greater visibility to the project. This also meant that Beca has been able to engage more easily with all the stakeholders involved, facilitating sign off on the project, allowing them to rapidly progress with the designs. Finally, BIM 360 Field is being used to capture data during the construction stage. This will allow the required asset list to be incorporated into the hospital's existing asset management solution, as BIM 360 Field allows for a neutral data drop. Autodesk, Autodesk Inventor and Revit are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, inc. in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings and specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document. © Autodesk, inc. All rights reserved. The point cloud information could then be imported into Revit to inform the design process from the outset of the project and ensure accurate 3D models of the existing conditions were created. Proposals were then designed and documented by the Building Services and Structure design teams. Strengthened relationship Autodesk provided Beca with its own Customer Success Manager who was dedicated to supporting the project and driving the right solutions across the business. The CSM has been able to quickly respond to Beca's business needs and then channel the support needed throughout the project. proposed designs, but also within the existing environment. Brett added: "Our Customer Success Manager has not only ensured we had a very happy client, they have also provided us with the right knowledge and skills needed to help us win more projects and deliver better services right across the business in the future." "Autodesk and its technology has been the perfect solution for this project. Autodesk's tools work together so that information flows freely from the modelling suite to the field. That reduces risk, saves costs and provides certainty in project outcomes." "Autodesk is important to Beca because we've always sought to build strategic relationships with our clients, design partners and vendors. The relationship we've built with Autodesk has allowed us to deliver world class designs throughout all our regions and deliver cost effective and very efficient projects for our clients." Vaughan Robertson Group Manager of Technology Strategy Beca Jon Williams Business Director of Practice Development Beca Increased accuracy and close collaboration Initially, Beca recommended that a point cloud laser scan was used to capture the existing environment, concrete structure and services that were already occupying the space. This generated an accurate understanding of the current structure and parameters that the design team had to work to. A 'capture it once and use many times' mentality was deployed. This has enabled the team to work within the tight construction timeline because they could be confident that the information captured was entirely accurate and up to date.

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