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RICS research reveals the potential of BIM

RICS research reveals the potential of BIM

New research reports from the RICS have shown the potential of BIM in the built environment Three new research reports from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have revealed the vital role of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the built environment. BIM, which has grown significantly over the last few...
The reality of BIM in practice

The reality of BIM in practice

Jason Clark, Project Manager and Director at UBS details the BIM journey taken in the 5 Broadgate project and what it could mean for your project The Government Construction Strategy published by the Cabinet office on 31 May 2011, required all public sector projects to adopt Level 2 Building Information...
BIM for housebuilding the right way

BIM for housebuilding the right way

Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the STA and Chair of BIM4Housing examines where the industry is in the adoption of BIM, and what needs to be done to ensure all manufacturers are up to speed This article intends to answer some of the fundamental questions facing our industry such as:...
BIM and COBie: Singing from the same spreadsheet

BIM and COBie: Singing from the same spreadsheet

Matt Crunden, Training and BIM Manager at Legrand and member of the BIM4M2 Working Group, explores the premise of the PDT and highlights why manufacturers need to be informed – as well as what they should be doing next Building Information Modelling (BIM) requires product data in a structured format...
The Future of BIM

The Future of BIM

The Future of BIM – that is quite a bold topic to tackle for my first article. So first off maybe I ought to introduce myself, my company and where we fit into the amazing world of BIM. I’ve been involved in technology for over twenty years, I clearly remember...
EIR – Leading from the front

EIR – Leading from the front

Jason Whittall, Director of Architecture & BIM for One Creative Environments Ltd details the development of an EIR and where the client should start their journey… "Seeing as how the V.P. is such a V.I.P., shouldn’t we keep the P.C. on the Q.T? 'Cause if it leaks to the V.C....
Scottish BIM survey launched

Scottish BIM survey launched

The Scottish BIM Task Group is set to conduct a survey, which will help develop the next stage of the BIM strategy in the nation... Building information modelling (BIM) is undoubtedly an integral part of the construction process and is being embraced more frequently in the public sector, in particular....
BIM for Manufacturers Seminar

BIM for Manufacturers Seminar

Help with the Journey - 28th July 2015, The Building Centre, London It is now only a few months until all public sector projects will require the supply chain to use BIM Level 2 and there are lots of examples where developers and clients have adopted BIM on their projects...
Digitising Built Britain and BIM: Efficiency for the SME

The necessity to participate in BIM

Raj Chawla, Vice Chair at BIM4SME analyses the challenges, issues, and benefits that the SME community face in the BIM process, arguing that to participate is necessary to gain efficiency What is Building Information Modelling (BIM)? It is a revolution that is occurring in construction and the built environment. BIM...
We need to talk about BIM

We need to talk about BIM

Nick Nisbet, Director at AEC3 Ltd and Technical Coordinator for buildingSMART wants us to be clear-headed when talking about BIM I’m reliably informed that if you take enough psychedelic drugs, the whole world around you merges into a wonderful tapestry of luminous colours and textures. As when browsing impressionist paintings...

The RICS BIM4SME Awards 2015

The first RICS BIM4SME Awards ceremony took place last night at the Westminster Boating Base venue in London, celebrating the best of BIM in SMEs Hosted by Stefan Mordue of NBS and author of a number of publications including the ‘NBS BIM Object Standard’ and co-author of the new book...

The water sector’s journey to BIM

Jon de Souza, Business Improvement Manager, Galliford Try and Chair, BIM4Water details the challenges of incorporating BIM in the water sector and how BIM4Water are addressing the issues… Over the last few years there has been an increasing push for Building Information Modelling across the built environment sector. This momentum...
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The latest edition of BIM Today is now live!

Welcome to the Spring edition of BIM Today. Opening this bumper publication is an interview with Jon Kerbey, Director at HS2, who explains how BIM will be utilised on the UK’s first high speed rail endeavour. In the interview, he outlines how HS2 has a duty as a major infrastructure...

BIM the HS2 way

In an interview with Jon Kerbey, Director of BIM at HS2 he explains to Editor Lisa Carnwell, how BIM will be utilised on the UK’s first high speed rail endeavour HS2 has not been met with universal glee from everyone in the UK and still has its critics with many...