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Dr. Franca Trubiano has been awarded a contract from the BIM-M
Dr. Franca Trubiano has been awarded a contract from the BIM-M
February 23, 2015 4:00 PM CST

BIM-M Initiative awards contract to Dr. Franca Trubiano of the University of Pennsylvania

Work will include researching the range of masonry workflows

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Dr. Franca Trubiano of the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a contract from the BIM-M (BIM for Masonry Initiative). The work will include researching the range of masonry workflows that were used in the construction of Huntsman Hall, a signature masonry building at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Her work will be part of the BIM-M Benchmark project and coordinated with similar work being performed at Georgia Institute of Technology.

BIM-M is an initiative of the masonry industry with major sponsorship from Masonry Contractors Association of America (MCAA), International Masonry Institute (IMI), International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (IUBAC) and National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) with assistance from the Charles Pankow Foundation.

For more information please contact David Biggs, P.E., S.E., BIM-M Program Coordinator via email at biggsconsulting@att.net or visit www.bimformasonry.org.


About the Author

David T Biggs PE, SE is a structural engineer with Biggs Consulting Engineering in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He serves as the coordinator for the BIM-M Initiative. Biggs is an Honorary member of The Masonry Society and a Distinguished Member of ASCE.

 

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