Virtual Design and Construction

Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) is the A/E/C industry-wide term for the creation and use of Building Information Models (BIMs). Once laser scanning/ reality capture have been completed, clients have virtually endless options of how to use the collected point cloud data. Whether your informational prerogative involves trade coordination, cost estimating, logistics analysis, schedule forecasting, project visualization, fabrication feasibility, or design verification – IKERD can do it all. A tried and true facility assets management solution, VDC technology offers the ability to identify and resolve conflicts sooner and communicate and collaborate with other professionals in a visual and meaningful way. 

IKERD Provides Model Creation for Various System Types: 

MEP & Related Building Systems  

  • Electrical, Piping, Plumbing, Medical Gas, HVAC Systems  

Interior and Enclosures Systems 

  • Drywall Systems, EFIS, Masonry, Metal Panel, Damp 
  • Proofing, Glass Curtain Wall, Architectural Pre-Cast, Stone    


  • Steel, Cast-In-Place Concrete, PT, Precast, Masonry,  
  • Timber, Cold Formed Metal Framing, Wood Framing, Steel Joists  

Civil Site  

  • Site Surfaces, Subgrade Utilities