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The KPA Group is Selected to Deliver
the Building Information Model (BIM) for the Veterans' Affairs Palo
Alto Health Care Campus
Firm awarded contract for multimillion-dollar Building Information Model for VA
OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The KPA Group (http://www.thekpagroup.com) was selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Construction and Facilities Management to develop the Building Information Model for each of the buildings and associated sites on the Palo Alto VA Campus. Approximately 60 building models will be created and over 20 unique campus site configurations will be studied. The Building Information Modeling will allow the VA planning and engineering teams to review project phasing and construction scenarios in 3D and should contribute to the overall success of the program and the life cycle management of the campus.
VA's Office of Construction and
Facilities Management (CFM) has determined that Building Information
Modeling (BIM) represents both an enhanced technology and a process
change for the architecture-engineering-construction-facilities
management industry. The VA's mission is to deliver excellent medical
services and this BIM supports that mission by maximizing lifecycle
BIM provides a design, construction team
with the ability to open the lines of communication among and between
teams. This high level of communication and coordination ensures a
better building, less changes during construction, reduced costs and
better long-term building management.
The KPA Group with its seamless integration of engineering and architecture is uniquely positioned to use BIM to deliver an outstanding product to its clients like the VA.
The KPA Group is an integrated Architectural and Engineering Practice. Our unique integrated approach delivers a better project. Our mission is to expand our integrated expertise so we can increase the value of what our client receives while serving their project development needs.
The KPA Group has an extensive portfolio of successfully completed
major projects both regionally and internationally in Aviation,
Veterans' Facilities, Justice, Academic, Public Buildings and
Microelectronics. This portfolio includes approximately $2 billion of
projects. About half were completed under a design-build delivery
system. Our experience includes both historic retrofits and new
The KPA Group's current work is for
clients who value our focus on serving client needs with creative and
timely solutions delivered under a single point of management.
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