Project: 480 Hay Street
Location: Perth, Australia
480 Hay Street, Perth is a $500 million mixed-use redevelopment offering a luxurious 5 star Westin hotel, office, retail and dining space options for locals and visitors alike. The project, managed by BPi, is the first of its kind in Australia to adopt a true Open BIM approach.
The project employs best of breed 3D modeling and documentation solutions such as ArchiCAD, BIMx, Solibri, Revit and Tekla. Model files are coordinated and information sharing is enabled between project participants using the latest techniques and standards such as Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) to enable timely, accurate exchanges between project participants. This Open BIM approach has eliminated proprietary lock-in and is reducing inefficiency and waste across the project.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner® STAR, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.