High tech helps UA Little Rock students build for the future

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Photo by BENJAMIN KRAIN —02/20/20— UA Little Rock staff join donors and community leaders in a dedication ceremony for the university’s new AGC of Arkansas Building Information Modeling Lab. The Associated General Contractors donated $30,000 to establish a fund to benefit the Building Information Modeling Lab (BIM).

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Students at UA Little Rock are getting some high tech help as they learn about buildings and building components.

On Thursday, a dedication ceremony was held for a Building Information Management (BIM) Lab that offers cutting edge, virtual modeling.

The BIM Lab assures that construction management and engineering students are exposed to state-of-the-art methods for project coordination using visualization tools to solve coordination problems so projects are finished on time and on budget.

Photo by BENJAMIN KRAIN —02/20/20— UA Little Rock staff join donors and community leaders in a dedication ceremony for the university’s new AGC of Arkansas Building Information Modeling Lab. The Associated General Contractors donated $30,000 to establish a fund to benefit the Building Information Modeling Lab (BIM).

The students were joined by the UA Little Rock chancellor, faculty and staff; as well as participating community members from the construction industry.

The Associated General Contractors of Arkansas donated funds for technology and equipment.

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