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In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no surprise that the reach of these technologies is branching out into the construction sector via the process of Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’. BIM is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a construction projects life-cycle. It is the digital description of absolutely every aspect of the built asset. With every aspect detailed throughout the development, design, and construction phases it allows a collaborative information sharing platform which is constantly updated at key stages. 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.

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Vectorworks nominated in Construction Computing awards

Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. earns three nominations for the 2021 Construction Computing awards, including ‘BIM Software of the Year’.
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[VIDEO] Revit plugin for interior design – Blocks custom add-in

Block Revit was founded in 2019, and it is the world’s first subscription club focused on Revit families for interior design. Discover more here.
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£1.5m project to deliver digital twin of Portsmouth port

As part of a £1.5m project, IOTICS will create a digital twin of Portsmouth International Port.
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Vectorworks launches 2022 BIM and CAD product line

Design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. has released the 2022 version of its BIM and CAD product line.
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Bentley Systems acquires mining and exploration software specialists

Bentley Systems’ Seequent business unit has acquired Canadian mining and exploration software company, Minalytix.
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Elecosoft launches Powerproject Collaboration Cloud

Great construction work should never be held up by poor project management. To help companies deliver more projects on schedule, within budget, stress-free, Elecosoft has launched Powerproject Collaboration Cloud.

Partnership secures funding to re-imagine BIM in housebuilding

OpenBIM specialist xbim and property logbook company Chimni have been awarded an InnovateUK grant to re-imagine BIM use in the housebuilding industry.
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How digital twins are reimagining the future of transportation

Steve Cockerell, industry marketing director for transportation at Bentley Systems, discusses how digital twins are reimagining the future of transport.
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Registration opens for 2021 Vectorworks Design Summit

Design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. has opened the registration for its sixth Vectorworks Design Summit.
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The future of the AEC industry and the evolution of SCIA

In light of SCIA Engineer's new structural engineering software update – Irca Schepers, account manager at SCIA, interviewed Hilde Sevens, CEO at SCIA and Viktor Várkonyi, chief division officer at the Nemetschek group about the trends and the future of the AEC industry.
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[VIDEO] Collaboration corner: Coordination and Soft Landings

In this episode of Rhys Lewis’s ‘collaboration corner’, Revizto returns to London to talk to AEC experts about real BIM projects, the challenges and discusses how Revizto’s integrated collaboration software is helping overcome co-ordination headache.
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National Highways to deliver digital twin of UK road network

National Highways’ has set out plans to deliver a digital twin of the UK’s road network that can predict the time and location of potholes and other maintenance issues.
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How a Formula 1 mindset can revolutionise digital twins in construction

Complementing BIM with digital twinning is an F1-inspired approach that can significantly improve the potential of construction projects. It requires a certain discipline, explains Patrick Lane-Nott, director of engineering at hyperTunnel.
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BIM and the golden thread: Real world impact of technology

When it comes to construction site productivity, the possibility that technology can offer is cosmic. Even though companies are at different stages of digital adoption, we can all agree that the benefits on offer are numerous. But what do these impacts look like in real life, especially in regards to productivity? Roy Danon from Buildots explains.
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The Hickman: Digital twin delivers the ‘world’s smartest building’

The Hickman in London has become the first building in the world to achieve a Platinum rating from SmartScore, the certification scheme for smart buildings.
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BIM consultancy expands despite pandemic challenges

BIM consultancy, BIMBox has doubled its team following 2020-21 growth, as the company defies pandemic-era challenges.
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The growing reach of reality capture

As the UK looks to life after Covid, MEP professionals are turning to reality capture technology as part of the great urban planning rethink, says Jerry Hardy, director of marketing at FARO.
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Lonely BIM: Adoption, engagement and Better Information Management

BIM has struggled to gain a foothold in the housing sector but BIM4Housing chair George Stevenson believes the last 18 months is beginning to change long-held misconceptions about BIM’s potential.
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Bluebeam to host first virtual XCON Anywhere conference

Collaborative software provider Bluebeam has revealed the details for a two-day virtual conference aimed at the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industries.
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Project coordination: Ditching paper through digital transformation

Australian firm Bornhorst + Ward has turned to digital technology to coordinate projects.
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Women in BIM: Exploring the global BIM marketplace

With global BIM market forecast to grow significantly over the next few years, Women in BIM’s Regional Leads in Chile, the USA, Greece and Australia discuss how the technology is being adopted in their corner of the world.
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Specifying graphical EIR in BIM projects

Murillo Piazzi, technologist at BIM Academy, examines how to specify graphical Exchange Information Requirements in BIM-enabled projects.
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BIM: The team captain every construction project never knew they needed

BIM is empowering all team members on construction projects, providing accurate, real-time data, enabling better collaboration and eliminating bottlenecks and errors.
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BIM4Water publishes 2026 Roadmap

BIM4Water has published its Roadmap for the next five years, defining a strategic pathway forward for BIM within the UK water sector and adoption into a national digital twin.
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CDBB launches new global BIM training suite

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) has launched a new training suite to support the global implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
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Government reveals transport location data competition winners

The Geospatial Commission has today (19 August) announced the winners of phase 2 of its £5m Transport Location Data Competition which was launched in May.

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In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no surprise that the reach of these technologies is branching out into the construction sector via the process of Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’.

BIM is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a construction projects life-cycle. It is the digital description of absolutely every aspect of the built asset. With every aspect detailed throughout the development, design, and construction phases it allows a collaborative information sharing platform which is constantly updated at key stages.

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.