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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.

digitalisation of regulations

D-COM consultation to research digitalisation of regulations

A consultation led by the Digital Compliance Network (D-COM) which is funded by the Centre for Digital Built Britain is currently researching the State of the Nation on the digitalisation of regulations and standards. The objective is then to establish ways forward in starting to define how automation could...
Tekla 2018i

Tekla 2018i updates provide BIM enhancements

The latest versions of Trimble's Tekla Structures, Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Tedds are now available for download, offering new features and enhancement to users
mixed reality headset

Morgan Sindall completes trial of mixed reality headset

Morgan Sindall has finished successful trials of the Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality headset to perform installation checks on site
BIM Alliance

UK BIM Alliance welcomes David Glennon to its executive team

David Glennon, Head of Digital at Arcadis has joined the UK BIM Alliance Executive Team where he will take a key role in leading the Standards Group as well as promoting and supporting the work of the Alliance
infrastructure projects

UK infrastructure projects shortlisted for Bentley Systems’ awards

Bentley Systems has announced four infrastructure projects in the UK as finalists in its Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards program
smartphone apps

Top smartphone apps for builders and surveyors

Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) takes a look at the best smartphone apps making waves in the construction sector
lloyd's register

BAM Nuttall: Turning virtual construction into a reality

Lloyd’s Register showcases how its independent third-party validation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) readiness assisted BAM Nuttall
BIM level 2

Case Study: Royal HaskoningDHV and BIM

This case study takes a look at how Lloyd’s Register’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 accreditation is helping improve project delivery
Blockchain and BIM

Blockchain and BIM: Does construction really need this right now?

Trimble's Segment Manager for Asset Management and the MEP Global Marcom Director, Matthew Ramage, takes a look at the relationship between blockchain technology and BIM
BIM execution plan

The seven questions of BIM

Iain Miskimmin of Bentley Systems examines the seven key questions that need to be addressed to ensure trust in the BIM process and the successful delivery of a digital asset
BIM Show Live

BIM Show Live 2019 provides a stage for global BIM innovation

BIM Show Live, which takes place in February, aims to showcase how the theory of BIM is being applied in the real world

Digitisation and productivity: The BIM4Housing mission

Andrew Carpenter, chief executive of the Structural Timber Association and chair of BIM4Housing, discusses the cross-industry group’s mission of spreading the benefits of BIM in the housebuilding industry
landscape design

Digital futures: BIM in landscape design

Mike Shilton Chair of the Landscape Institute Digital Practice Group explains how the digital twin concept is being applied in landscape design
Data platforms

BIM as usual: A brave new world!

John Eynon imagines the data-driven built environment of tomorrow, where BIM and digital have become business as usual

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