Case History

Andrea Donadello: Restoring in BIM logic

Interview with Mr. Andrea Donadello – Architect Andrea Piero Donadello is a self-employed architect who mainly deals with restoration projects. He collaborates with the “Palladio Associati” office carrying out surveys with laser scanner technology, and with “CSG Palladio”, a laboratory responsible for diagnosing infrastructures and Cultural Heritage. Mr. Donadello’s past activities include the restoration of the Palladian Basilica in Vicenza (Italy), which was awarded the “European Prize for cultural heritage by Europa Nostra Awards 2014”, the analysis of the Fabbrica as part of the restoration project of Rialto Bridge in Venice (Italy), and the recent restoration project of the Military Memorial in Redipuglia (Italy).

D. Vision Architecture: BIM is the future

Interview with Mr. Armando Casella – Architect D. Vision Architecture is an architectural company founded in April 2015 by six architects with a long international experience in the field of architecture and engineering, made at Silvano Buzzi & associati in Brescia. They believe in teamwork and highly specialized information sharing; they participate in several initiatives making use of BIM not only during the design stage, but also to define the workflow. Together with other professionals, the company has won a large number of tenders; of different types and size: the requalification of the Hospital in Sassari, the project for a Primary School in Milan, the extension of the Politecnico in Turin and some design tenders such as the Tolerance Pavilion in Moscow. BIM procedures have been implemented inside the company procedure’s protocol and today they are a distinguishing feature of the services supplied. For this reason D. Vision Architecture has created “BIM FACTORY®”, a brand supplying BIM services to all players in the building chain: contracting authorities, professionals, companies and maintenance technicians.

Irlandini: BIM improves the company

Interview with Irlandini Costruzioni Srl Any building company faces difficult issues to solve such as economic needs, work schedules, and difficult locations where the building site is opened… When all these circumstances occur at the same time, problems increase. The BIM method is an extremely efficient approach to reach the highest performance level even when conditions are so unfavorable. An example? The company Irlandini Costruzioni srl, which promoted the use of BIM in restructuring and enlarging a hotel near Verona. Let us see how BIM assisted this operation with the staff who worked together with Mr. Michele Irlandini, Architect and Project Manager of Irlandini Costruzioni srl.