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.
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.
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.
Construction software company, Viewpoint takes a look at some of the key takeaways from NBS’ 2020 annual BIM report.
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.
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.
Scape Group has launched two new innovative construction frameworks worth £13bn to help the public sector drive the UK’s economic recovery.
Winvic has secured its first hotel contract to deliver a luxury four-star hotel in Milton Keynes which will comprise of 261 bedrooms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GroupBC’s common data environment (CDE) will be at the heart of the expansion of Birmingham Airport, enabling optimum document and digital information management.
The UK BIM Framework has released 'Guidance Part 2: Process for Project Delivery' to support practitioners in embedding and implementing BIM.
Jacqueline Hughes, senior risk analyst at Equib, discusses how project managers for town centre developments can get their risk management strategy right.
Professional services firm RPS has achieved certification for BRE Global’s new ISO 19650 Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Businesses Scheme.
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.
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.
Here, Melanie Dawson, director of digital construction at GRAHAM, looks at how BIM and other technologies have shaped the industry.
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.
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.
It's lucky number seven for Liverpool-based mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy, Steven Hunt & Associates, who today announce the news of seven contracts.
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.
May Winfield, Simon Lewis and Andrew Croft explore aspects of the legal section of the UK Guidance Framework for ISO 19650.