Gilbane find tech benefits beyond closeout

Gilbane’s virtual design and construction (VDC) team has found a way to print 3D models of structures being planned or constructed to display as scaled physical models for clients, donors and stakeholders.

“3D printing has exploded in popularity … yet is only in its infancy in the construction industry,” VDC Manager Ryan Shults explained. “The construction industry is typically still viewing 3D models in 2D, either on screen or on paper. Yes there’s 3D in BIM, but there are also ways to employ 3D in other ways.”

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