Parameter

The descriptive data used for the defining BIM

This information may be in any format; text numerical or formulaic. Parameters have the ability to change during design or construction and may alter/influence other aspects of the design.

Parameter (Instance)

An Instance Parameter is an information container that has a value particular to a single entity in a BIM model. For example a length or width dimension.

Parameter (Project)

A Project Parameter is an information container that has a value that can be applied to an entire project. For example a project name.

Parameter (Type)

A Type Parameter is an information container that has a value that is applied to a set of objects in a BIM model. Changing this value will alter many objects at once.