Bricks And Bytes Podcast
February 10, 2023

#025 – Brian Nickel – BIM and manufacturing

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Show Notes

On today’s show we have Brian Nickel, founder and CEO at Allied BIM.

Brian has vast experience in the design sector as an architect, MEP designer and as Montana State University teacher teaching BIM.

His company Allied BIM enhances MEP, modular, and prefabrication construction firms by connecting design, fabrication, and field teams with easy to use workflow and allows tracking of the overall fabrication process.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Building a startup
  • Design
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Future of fabrication

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Brian Nickel – CEO & Founder of Allied BIM

Adjunct Instruction of Montana State University

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Today’s Sponsor: Beta Construction and technology network platform – connecting the tech industry with traditional partners.

Check www.the-beta.com

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Timestamps:

00:00:00 –> 00:01:30 – Intro

00:01:30 –> 00:02:13 – BETA sponsor

00:02:13 –> 00:05:01 – Brian’s history

00:05:01 –> 00:08:20 – Beginning of plumbing for the mechanical industry and the birth of Allied BIM

00:08:20 –> 00:10:25 – Introducing Allied BIM

00:10:25 –> 00:12:11 – Allied BIM’s target users

00:12:11 –> 00:14:55 – Brian’s advise for people embarking to the contech world

00:14:55 –> 00:16:33 – Understanding and partnering with competition within the industry

00:16:33 –> 00:18:20 – Brian’s thoughts on future of pre-fabrication in construction

00:18:20 –> 00:20:50 – Explaining LODs in the design process

00:20:50 –> 00:22:43 – Automation in the production process

00:22:43 –> 00:25:33 – Accessibility of the fabrication equipment

00:25:33 –> 00:27:04 – Teaching at Montana State University

00:27:04 –> 00:29:18 – Automation as a key to attract future students of the construction industry

00:29:18 –> 00:33:02 – Progress on digitalisation and automation

00:33:02 –> 00:34:26 – Is Allied BIM suited best for the US market only?

00:34:26 –> 00:37:47 – Brian’s view on how to run a business

00:37:47 –> 00:39:20 – Book recommendation

00:39:20 –> 00:44:49- Driving point in Brian’s start up journey

00:44:49 –> 00:45:32 – More about Brian

00:45:32–> 00:45:48 – Outro

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