Penn State University Earns Autodesk BIM Experience Award
The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) has been awarded an Autodesk BIM Experience Award for December 2010. The university's Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and the Department of Architectural Engineering are being honored for extensive incorporation of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in its architecture, landscape architecture and architectural engineering curricula. The award also recognizes Penn State for promoting academic collaboration among the major building design and construction disciplines, mainly through student participation in interactive BIM design studios. The award notes the school's use of energy analysis software tools in its BIM classes and studios to encourage sustainable design practices. Hear Penn State's Robert Holland discuss their use of BIM.