Architectural BIM case study


7001 Arlington Road – integrated-BIM Case Study


Project information

  • Building Type – Residential & Commercial
  • Location – Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Inputs – MEP Design drawings
  • Deliverables – BIM Model
  • Software – Revit 2014
  • Services – HVAC Duct, pipe, Plumbing, Electrical

Business model adopted

Project-based pricing model was followed based on the estimated hours involved in the 7001 Arlington Road project. Proportional to the monthly progress of the work performed, invoices were raised monthly.

Project synopsis

The construction project at 7001 Arlington road involved a 150,000 Sq. Ft. commercial and residential building which included 140 multi-family dwelling units with 15% MPDUs as well as 7,000 square feet of retail space along the property frontage.

Our scope of services

Our scope of services in this project were modeling, clash detection and preparation of coordinated drawings for all the architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical components in the building.


Using the input design drawings, coordinated set of architectural & structural 3D models were created in the initial phase. These models were then used for MEP modeling in the second phase. Autodesk Revit was used for modeling and clash detection was done using Revit and Navisworks. RFI’s were submitted to the client in a predefined template for approval. Issues were tracked using issue tracker and lead time was specified within which the RFI had to be responded satisfactorily. The entire project was completed in a turnaround time of over 5 months. Coordinated BIM model and BOQ were submitted to the client as final deliverables.