Virtual Building Logistics


VBL assists Shiel Sexton on Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Indiana Temple

Virtual Building Logistics was recently requested by Shiel Sexton to assist on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Indiana Temple project.

The project calls for a single-level building with an end spire encompassing approximately 22 to 23,000 square feet. VBL was brought onto the Indiana Temple Project to provide initial model review services and evaluate the usability of the Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Protection and Plumbing design models for coordination purposes. In turn, VBL offered to enhance the Architectural and Structural models upon review in case it was discovered there was not enough detail to assist in the coordination process.

VBL staff was available on-site at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Indiana Temple, assisting the Shiel Sexton team in evaluating and enhancing their Building Information Modeling process. VBL offered the following suggestions:

–       Establish file naming conventions

–       Create a base folder structure on the Shiel Sexton QuickMix website

–       Create base drawings in CAD and Navisworks

–       Set up collision tests and training in Navisworks software during the coordination process.

Shiel Sexton also requested VBL be available for the initial Coordination Kickoff Meeting, where VBL could answer questions during a review of the Shiel Sexton Building Information Modeling Standards. VBL was also requested to continue involvement at the first coordination meeting. At this meeting, all building trades will review coordination model.

Construction is currently underway. The project is expected to be completed in 2015.