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Lean thinking originated in the manufacturing sector and was mastered by Toyota through its Toyota Production Method (TPM). Simply, Lean design is the generation of client value through the elimination of waste by continuous improvement. It starts with the understanding of waste in the design process. Learn more about how to utilize BIM in Lean design in this article, written by John Varley, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, mechanical discipline manager, AAA Engineering.

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