This is Part 2 of my thoughts on the importance of Project Info; it’s mostly a hodgepodge of ideas that didn’t fit into the previous post. If you haven’t read Part 1, I suggest you start there.

Days of Early BIM

A long time ago I used to dump all sorts of project specific data into Project Info because it could be used as Autotext. I’d fill up the Project Info with typical plate heights, floor to floor heights, and other useful data. All stuff I would want to reference elsewhere (like in a detail). It wasn’t ideal, but back in 2010 when I was doing it, it was pretty clever. I could update all my duplicate notes across all my drawings with a few clicks. Overtime I realized that this information was too disconnected from the model and found better places to put most/all…

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