BIM LEVEL 2

BIM state of the nation

State of the Nation: UK BIM Alliance launches annual survey

The UK BIM Alliance’s yearly State of the Nation survey aims to measure the understanding and adoption of information management using BIM across the UK’s built environment.
digital transformation

The road to digitalisation in the construction industry

Some companies may be in the slow lane while others are speeding ahead. But what is becoming clearer all the time, is that the industry now has a road map towards digital transformation and the journey is underway. Finbarr McMeel, technical director at Gilbert-Ash explains more.

A case study approach to considering a Common Data Environment

Contractors are realising that one of the most crucial steps in the BIM process is having a sound common data environment (CDE), Viewpoint explores further.
BIM report

The rise of BIM in the UK

Construction software company, Viewpoint takes a look at some of the key takeaways from NBS’ 2020 annual BIM report.
bim level 2

BIM Level 2 is now mandatory – but has it worked?

Sander van de Rijdt, co-founder and managing director of PlanRadar, takes a look at whether BIM Level 2 implementation has worked in the UK.
BIM, digital twin, CUSP,

From twin to BIM: The story of CUSP

The story of CUSP, a partnership between Atkins and Cardiff University to develop an advanced digital twin programme, shows how the idea of technology becomes reality. Nick Tune, digital engineering director at Atkins, discusses the journey.
construction frameworks,

Scape Group launches £13bn construction frameworks

Scape Group has launched two new innovative construction frameworks worth £13bn to help the public sector drive the UK’s economic recovery.
hotel contract, Milton Keynes,

Winvic secures first hotel contract

Winvic has secured its first hotel contract to deliver a luxury four-star hotel in Milton Keynes which will comprise of 261 bedrooms.
Digital impact, Futurebuild,

Digital impact at Futurebuild 2020 round-up

Three days, 60 speakers, 42 talks, seven panel debates, six conference stage facilitators, four networking sessions and two stages, now that’s a digital impact.
Graitec Opentree,

Improving productivity and efficiency with Graitec Opentree

The AEC industry faces complex digital transformation challenges facing. Here's five reasons why you need to consider Opentree for drawing control and document management.

What is holding back BIM?

Damian O'Neill, director of Lyons O'Neill, takes a look at how BIM is being applied in UK construction and the barriers it faces.
Integration of BIM, digital services, JCT contracts,

JCT Digital Services and BIM

JCT has been at the forefront of providing contract options for the construction industry to enable the adoption and integration of BIM into construction projects.
BIM, data management,

Building better information management with BIM

Trevor Strahan, director for BIM at BakerHicks, explores the building blocks to achieving better BIM data management so the construction industry can really maximise its potential.
common data environment, Birmingham Airport,

GroupBC’s CDE to facilitate digital information at Birmingham Airport

GroupBC’s common data environment (CDE) will be at the heart of the expansion of Birmingham Airport, enabling optimum document and digital information management.
Guidance Part 2, Process for Project Delivery, , UK BIM Framework

UK BIM Framework publishes new guidance on BIM standards

The UK BIM Framework has released 'Guidance Part 2: Process for Project Delivery' to support practitioners in embedding and implementing BIM.
town centre development, risk management,

Balancing risk for town centre development

Jacqueline Hughes, senior risk analyst at Equib, discusses how project managers for town centre developments can get their risk management strategy right.
ISO 19650, BIM,

RPS awarded BRE’s ISO 19650 BIM certification

Professional services firm RPS has achieved certification for BRE Global’s new ISO 19650 Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Businesses Scheme.
UK BIM, digital transformation

The ups and downs of the UK’s journey towards BIM Level 2

John Eynon traces the ups and downs of the UK’s journey towards BIM Level 2 and digital transformation, reflecting on the stresses, the strains and the green shoots of hope for the future.
manufacturing sector, BIM,

Is the manufacturing sector still scared of BIM?

Some manufacturers may still be wary of BIM. “Should  companies embrace it or risk being left behind?” asks Nick Johns, Head of Digital Manufacturing for Graitec.
Construction industry, digital construction,

How BIM has paved the way for construction’s digital transformation

Here, Melanie Dawson, director of digital construction at GRAHAM, looks at how BIM and other technologies have shaped the industry.
Digital solutions, GroupBC, BIM, Business Collaborator

The benefits of BIM and digital solutions for construction

With many construction companies still not utilising Building Information Modelling, we review the benefits to businesses and discuss how software vendors can do more to encourage adoption, especially by SMEs.
PAS 1192-1, BS EN ISO19650-1, BIM Protocol,

New JCT BIM Guidance and other BIM developments

Part of the strategy to encourage the adoption of BIM was the publication of standard documents, including the Publicly Available Specifications (PAS) 1192 series of standards, in particular, PAS 1192-2.
New contracts, engineering consultancy, Steven Hunt & Associates,

Steven Hunt & Associates announce seven new contracts

It's lucky number seven for Liverpool-based mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy, Steven Hunt & Associates, who today announce the news of seven contracts.
BIM level 2,

Evaluating BIM level 2 three years on

Paul Newby, engineering services director at SES Engineering Services (SES) evaluates the successes and failures of the BIM Level 2 mandate and where the industry needs to go in the future.
ISO 19650 series, PAS 1192 series,

The legal section: UK Guidance Framework for ISO 19650

May Winfield, Simon Lewis and Andrew Croft explore aspects of the legal section of the UK Guidance Framework for ISO 19650.
Information management

Communication breakdown in construction projects

Stuart Bell looks at some of the common issues surrounding poor information management and sets out some simple steps to encourage adoption.

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