Finith Jernigan uses proven systems and technology in new ways to help people everywhere move toward a more sustainable and connected world. He is a visionary architect whose unique style bridges the gap between novice and expert. He is an expert whose creative writing style makes technical information transparent to users at all levels of expertise.
Anyone who has read literature on change in the building industry knows that the focus is often on expert users. Nearly every discussion focuses on technology. There is little attention dedicated to those just getting started. Finith is an exception, introducing new tools and processes into the mainstream, making complex ideas about the future of the built environment clear to everyone. He has made information modeling real for people.
Finith’s award-winning books are clearly written guides to achieving the benefits that information models enable. In BIG-BIM 4.0 he continues his no-nonsense descriptions of complicated concepts that made his first book, BIG-BIM little-bim directly applicable to building industry business processes that increase the effectiveness of building design, construction, and operation. With more than 40 percent of the world’s resources focused on building construction and operation, many industry leaders predict that effective use of information models will help fight global climate change.
4Site Press publishes content that stresses built environment working practices, methodologies and behaviors to help people leverage resources, compete in a global market, and grow more proficient and productive in the planning, design, construction and operation of facilities.
BIG-BIM 4.0 shows how to use your strengths to thrive in the revolutionary changes emerging in the built world. Written from the perspective of BIG BIM, this book expands the concepts in FInith Jernigan's, award-winning BIG-BIM-little-bim—The Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling to connect you to the power and opportunities of the ecosystems that are emerging.
Makers of the Environment merges storytelling with everyday reality to offer a moment where we can rethink our expectations to understand how technology can and should be used to improve our world. The book makes the extraordinary ordinary, offering a vision on how society can take advantage of new and emerging technology to create a better, more sustainable world for our children.
The breakthrough book BIG BIM little bim gives practical approaches that architects, engineers, owners, educators, students and builders can understand and apply today. Based on twenty years of successful integrated projects, this book will help you to cut through the hype to achieve clarity about integrated practice and building information modeling.