BIM for Framing (BIM-F)

Optimize purchase order estimates, craft precise shop drawings, review virtual mockups, address RFIs on design details, plan accurate layouts, perfect stud placement & sizing, confirm correct heights, assess equipment needs, and enhance site logistics.

BIM-F Solutions

The objective is to give the framer a seat at the table with engineers and architects during construction coordination to resolve any constructability issues and ultimately reduce rework.

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Getting Started with BIM

Achieving project success relies on framing contractors fully embracing the BIM process. Allow our tools and teams to be an integral part of your process. At VIATechnik, we are well-equipped to assist you in developing a long-term strategy and creating a comprehensive BIM-F execution plan.

3D Modeling

Utilizing 3D models results in better walls, reduced waste, and minimized contingencies. Modeling increases the amount of information framers have access to, such as other MEPF elements and how they interact with the walls. Additionally, 3D modeling enables you to create models for both 4D (scheduling) and 5D (cost) purposes.

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BIM-F Shop Drawings

We specialize in framing shop drawings (tickets) generated from BIM-F, ensuring detailed representations of how walls should be assembled and where penetrations are located. VIATechniks BIM to shop drawing process facilitates precise planning, coordination, and communication amongst all trades. These drawings reduce errors, and ensure that framed walls are detailed accurately and efficiently, ultimately resulting in a positive return on investment.

Framing Contractor Deliverables

Our framing shop drawings contain precise measurements, materials specifications, and details for all required framing elements. These drawings are typically customized to fit the specific requirements of a particular project. Framing is an essential aspect of any construction project, and it must be coordinated with other trades such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and more. Shop drawings help ensure that these various systems are constructible with the framing.

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The VIATechnik Difference

At VIATechnik, what sets us apart is our steadfast commitment to our core values. With every engagement, we embody unmatched expertise, provide tailored solutions, and tirelessly pursue opportunities for innovation to drive exceptional project outcomes.



BIM for Framing allows for precise planning and execution, reducing errors in material quantities, layout, and construction.



BIM promotes smoother workflows, reduces rework, and improves project timelines, enhancing overall project efficiency.


Cost Savings

By accurately estimating material quantities, optimizing layouts, and minimizing errors, BIM for Framing contributes to significant cost savings throughout the construction process.

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Contact Us

We would love to learn more about your needs and discuss how we can partner to advance your project and enterprise outcomes. Let’s talk!

You can contact us at engineers@viatechnik.com or use the contact form.