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January 23, 2023 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.
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How I’ve used the plan reviewer to help me get paid
You’re a designer, and you want to make more money. 

 

It’s tough to get your drawings approved quickly- and if they’re not approved, then you don’t get paid. 

In this week’s video, Steve discusses how you can speed up the plan review process and make more money in the long run. 

Check out Steve’s tips on how to get your drawings approved quickly
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Miscellaneous
BIM for Small Practices
BIM is for more than just large projects.

 

See the attached project as an example of an efficient design & drawing process using Revit to produce a planning application, drawings & 3D models, and constant project visuals during the design process.

Shared by AIBDonline

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Have a triumphant week!

 

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