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BIM - The definitive guide to all things BIM. Whether its news, software, updates, training and implementation. Hear from leading contributors such Anne Kemp, Mark Bew, David Philp.

BIM project teamwork

Collaboration at the construction and operations stages of a BIM project

In the third of a series of articles, Mike Shilton and Carl Collins address collaboration at the construction and operations stages of a BIM project
BIM Level 2 at Tata Steel

Can the construction supply chain deliver BIM Level 2?

Tata Steel’s Alex Small highlights the challenges of implementing BIM Level 2 for an industry largely made up of small and medium-sized enterprises Within the construction industry, 98% of building product manufacturers fall into the SME category, with over 17,000 employing less than ten people. Facing an ever-changing climate affected...
BIM Level 3 - help

On the road to BIM Level 3 we must not overlook BIM Level 2

In the drive to adopt BIM Level 2, John Eynon, Owner/Director of Open Water Consulting, argues that we should all be helping each other I found this statement on the website BCG Digital Ventures a while ago: "Corporations will own the next horizon of innovation. “We have entered a decade of disruption of...
laser scanning revit

A detailed look at the return on investment of laser scanning

In an interview, Oliver Buerkler, Senior Product Manager at Faro and laser scanning expert, looks at the value proposition of laser scanning
BIM 3D building model

Why did we bother with BIM before BIM?

Moving from a 2D world to 3D can help beat inefficiency traps before adding more value through the BIM process as outlined here by Lee Mullin of Autodesk
crowd simulation

Using BIM to enhance 3D crowd simulation – and vice versa

Marrying the evolution of 3D crowd simulation with the wealth of data generated by BIM realises new possibilities, say Oasys

Why we need more effective supply chain engagement for BIM

BIM advocate and consultant Tim Platts offers advice on a suitable procurement strategy and supply chain engagement plan for a successful BIM project
diversity for BIM

Diversity for BIM and how it establishes a collaborative culture

Elizabeth Kavanagh, of Stride Treglown Ltd explores the value of diversity for BIM and the role of collaboration as we move towards Digital Built Britain
Digital Engineering

BIM – is it time to change the conversation to Digital Engineering?

Carl Collins, CIBSE Digital Engineering Consultant, argues that BIM as a term has served its purpose and we should now be using Digital Engineering
building envelope -fasteners

A fix for building envelope longevity, aesthetics and sustainability

The choice of fasteners for roofing and cladding determines how well the building envelope stands the test of time. SFS intec’s Andy Stolworthy explains
quantity surveyor

Is BIM redefining the roles and working practices of the Quantity Surveyor?

The role of the Quantity Surveyor is not under threat, but enhanced by the use of BIM argues Bhushan Avsatthi, Associate Director at Hi-Tech iSolutions LLP
waste management innovation

Waste management innovation and becoming BIM compliant

BIM is bringing construction into the digital age - creating opportunities for waste management innovation across all sectors say Reconomy
BIM Kitemark™ for Asset Management awarded to first global organisations

BIM Kitemark for Asset Management awarded to first global organisations

Three global firms have gained a new BIM Kitemark™ for Asset Management following the effective management of asset data
BIM training courses have been developed to keep pace with the industry

BIM training courses have been developed to keep pace with the industry

RICS ' BIM training is offered in various formats and at different levels of competency, says Alan Muse, Global Director of Built Environment Professional Groups Much of the training on BIM concentrates on design aspects. To draw clients into BIM more, training also needs to focus on the business management...