Since purchasing our first FARO Focus 3D back in August (2013) we've undertaken a fair number of projects.
|FARO Focus 3D 120S: (Always Hold with Two Hands!)|
- Physics Building at Miami University, Oxford Ohio
- Food Manufacturing Facility, Ohio
- NIH Project, Washington DC
- Penn State University HUB, State College PA
- Central Utility Tunnel in Chicago
- Food Processing Facility, Ohio
- Life Science Project, Boston MA
- Site Logistics at USC, Los Angeles
- Architecture Renovation, Phoenix AZ
- Office Fit-Out, Boston MA
- Clemson University, South Carolina
- Central Utility Plant in Florida
- Airport Project, Boston MA
- California Courthouse, Madera CA
- Confidential Project, Texas
- Penn State University, State College PA
|Laser Scanning to Capture Slab Edge Conditions in New England|
- Don't argue dimensions with me, I'm using laser beams.
Over the past 7 months we've had a number of cases where the field team, trade contractors, or architects have argued with us about dimensions of existing conditions. Over the past 7 months, we've been right every time. These challenges are fun and entertaining, because it underscores the fact that BIM & VDC, no matter how established we think it is, is still an emerging technology.
Final Thoughts: don't listen to a VDC advocate. Listen to some of our trade contractors:
“It was especially useful since we were working in an old existing building that was not everywhere square and level. And it also showed greater detail than the paper drawings and the 3d models.”
“…it was a huge help on [walking] trades through the building… One of the benefits I found from the scan is not having to make numerous field visits to verify the building structure.”
-Sheet Metal Contractor
In future blog posts we'll talk through our workflows and show some more deliverables and uses, but stay tuned for more updates in the future.