Area and Space Planning

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of creating area plans that communicate how the project design meets the programmed space requirements for each end-use.
  • Appreciate the value of using area schedules that calculate gross building total and subtotals.
  • Appreciate how to create room layouts and schedules to a desired level of detail.
  • Investigate the ways of adding custom parameters to room objects which are then reported in the room schedules.