3D Coordination is the process of integrating the architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering trades into one comprehensive model. Utilising Realserve’s 3D Coordination services with a Clash Detection Plan service will identify any design conflicts or inconsistencies between components of different disciplines.

Design integration using 3D Coordination

With the adoption of new technology across the construction industry, engineering teams need to transition from 2D design to 3D modelling.

With the ever increasing pressure to complete projects faster, there is a need to adopt an integrated approach. Adopting 3D coordination into the design process is one of the first steps to achieve these outcomes.

The benefits from 3D coordination include;

  • Helping reduce the errors made by design team members and construction teams.
  • Improving the efficiency of building construction.
  • Meeting world-class quality consistently with a streamlined workflow.
  • Reducing the waste of construction material and thereby saving on the cost of material.
  • Utilizing the most advanced technology available to precisely and quickly create plans, visuals, reports and more for your property. 

When you combine this process with our Clash Detection Service you can not only create the most efficient workflow across trades but ensure developments will integrate seamlessly to save time and money.

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Our typical process

Before 3D coordination can be complete any 2D design drawings of different systems will need to be converted into a 3D model. Realserve can achieve this through our range of  3D Scanning & Modelling services.

Once all systems have been accurately modelled Realserve can begin the coordination process that is achieved using Autodesk’s Navisworks software. All the individual design models are combined into a single as-designed model. This as-designed model can then be used to complete Clash Detection as well.

Realserve can provide access to this coordinated model through our  Building Information Modelling (BIM) service which will allow the design team to reduce the number of Request for Information (RFI’s) associated with a normal design process. As re-designs occur, the coordinated model can be updated and further clash detection completed.

All our outputs are then put through an intensive QA process via an independent audit to ensure that what we have captured is delivered to the highest levels of accuracy possible.


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