About Us

bimco is a BIM services consultancy that provides BIM Management, support and training for Architectural, Design and Engineering firms.

We believe that successful BIM requires a multifaceted approach focusing on industry leading standards, an intelligent object library, an expert support network and a quality training programme.

Our service is based on a subscription per user giving you the opportunity to scale up or down to suit your business size making it economical for any practice.

Brad Strauss

BIM Manager

B App Sci Arch UC, M Arch UNSW

With a passion for integrating design with efficient workflows, Brad found his calling in BIM.

As the BIM Manager for ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects, he has experience leading firms into the new era as a manager, trainer, content developer and documenter.

His background in architecture and documentation gives him a solid grounding for effectively managing high quality BIM deliverables.

Brad is an active contributor to the BIM community as a founding committee member of Melbourne's BIM group MelBIM, industry speaker at RMIT and part of the Course Advisory Committee - Associate Degree of Applied Technologies (BIM).

Rachel Strauss

BIM Manager

B App Sci Arch UC, M Arch UON, M Cultural Heritage Deakin

Rachel brings a unique combination of documentation, heritage, technology and people skills to the BIM profession.  Her career spans the residential, commercial and education sectors where she has firsthand experience documenting and modelling using Revit and ArchiCAD platforms.

Rachel is part of an industry steering committee with the Box Hill Institute to achieve course accreditation for a new state government funded Advanced Diploma in BIM.

Matt Deppeler

BIM Specialist

Registered Architect, B Architecture (Hons) Deakin, B Construction Management Deakin

As an architect, project leader and high-level Revit user on large-scale, complex BIM projects, Matt has an intimate understanding of the BIM requirements of Architectural firms with regards to design and documentation, standards, management and efficient modelling practice in a project environment.

Matt has found a balance between his passions for architecture, design, and technology in the construction industry, and currently blends his work in the BIM industry with the running of his own architectural practice: Reduct Architecture.

James Taylor

BIM Content Developer

James has experience building quality BIM objects for various designers and manufacturers in the AEC industry.  Basic and complex parametric Revit content are made with a strong attention to detail.

James researches content with reference to AS, NCC and publications such as the Metric Planning Handbook so he can incorporate smarts such as clearance zones and build quality, practical content to industry standards.

Dipika Wagle

BIM Content Developer

B Arch (Hons) Tribhuvan University, M Engg (Research) Swinburne UT

Dipika has a strong foundation in thorough research with the publication of numerous papers including her recent journal titled Strategies for Minimizing Building Energy Performance Gaps between Design Intent and the Reality.

She has a keen interest in Energy Performance Analysis and its application using BIM Technology in the industry.

She applies strong attention to detail and thorough researched methodologies to create intelligent and sophisticated BIM content.