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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.

offsite manufacturing techniques

Powerproject underpins Willmott Dixon’s move to modern off-site manufacturing techniques

Willmott Dixon is pioneering offsite manufacturing techniques nationally after winning awards for its prefabricated construction of the University of Warwick’s Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building.
Digital Twin Hub

A new home for the Digital Twin Hub

On 1 April, the Digital Twin Hub transitioned from the Centre for Digital Built Britain to a new home at the Connected Places Catapult as it looks to accelerate growth and develop new projects across the public and private sectors.
urban centre in London

Creating a new £4bn urban centre in London

How a common data environment is ensuring all project data is accessible within three clicks for the highly ambitious Canada Water project, a new £4bn urban centre in London.
precast girder bridges

A new BIM approach for precast girder bridges

According to Gregor Strekelj, product manager at Allplan’s competence centre for infrastructure, BIM is no longer just for buildings, it is becoming more widely used for infrastructure as well.
real-time visualisation

Building inclusivity into the design process with real-time visualisation

Real-time visualisation tech is helping to improve project communication among teams, clients, contractors and other stakeholders. See how it’s becoming a must-have component of architectural design and construction.
construction sustainability targets

Can BIM turn the tide on construction sustainability targets?

Why are fewer people reporting achieving construction sustainability targets than in 2014? Lee Jones, head of manufacturer solutions at NBS and acting head of sustainability at NBS’ parent company Byggfakta Group, sheds some light on the reasons.
kingaroy hospital

dRofus client case study: Kingaroy Hospital, Queensland

Collaboration, validation and documentation benefits for architect, client and other stakeholders on a recent healthcare project at Kingaroy Hospital in Queensland – insights from Conrad Gargett.
innovative construction

Driving an innovative construction industry

The Nemetschek Group shows how investing in smaller firms can make a difference and help to drive an innovative construction industry.
openBIM

BIM and openBIM: ACCA Software meets buildingSMART International

In March, ACCA Software had the great honour to host the buildingSMART International delegation from the prestigious worldwide organisation that has been leading the digital transformation of the construction sector since 1994.
digital twins in architecture

Driving the next generation of digital twins in architecture

Real-time 3D platforms like Unreal Engine are making it easier to create digital twins in architecture than ever before.
single source of truth in construction

BIM’s role in achieving a single source of truth in construction

Michele D’Andrea Rodrigues from Mail Manager explores the role of BIM in achieving a single source of truth in construction when it comes to building safety.
model validation

Mid Group implements 3D Repo for data & model validation on Carnival Place scheme

Mid Group first approached 3D Repo in July 2021, amidst the global Covid pandemic while working on a new residential scheme called Carnival Place, seeking a solution for efficient data & model validation.
software as a service

Software as a service (SaaS) takes centre stage

If there's any concept that underscores the transformative nature of the Information Age, it is the speed with which increasing amounts of digital data can be shared.
construction project in wales

Bluebeam improves efficiency for public sector construction project in Wales

Bluebeam software has played a key role in boosting efficiency on an award-winning bus station construction project in Wales.
collaboration corner, Pencoedtre High

[VIDEO] Revizto Collaboration Corner: Onsite with Bouygues UK

In his latest episode of Collaboration Corner, Rhys Lewis is onsite with client Bouygues UK at Pencoedtre High in Barry to talk about the benefits of Revizto software.
oracle industry lab 

Harnessing the power of data with FARO® at Oracle Industry Lab  

FARO® Technologies - a global leader in 4D digital reality solutions -  has announced that it has joined forces with Oracle to help architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals create opportunities to solve their toughest challenges at the new Oracle Industry Lab.
floating cities

Building on water: Are floating cities the solution to rising sea levels?

Previously the stuff of science fiction, could floating cities offer a very real solution to the threat of rising sea levels? Nemetschek Group considers the possibility.
Hospital construction

How Revizto streamlined a Central London Hospital construction project

Bouygues Construction implemented Revizto software during their Central London Hospital construction project when they experienced ongoing challenges with process management. Here we learn more.
Visual Scripting

4 practical examples where Visual Scripting helps BIM designers

Xinling Xu, product owner at ALLPLAN, outlines some common situations where Visual Scripting in Allplan can help and what you can do with it.
fire safety industry

OFR fights fire safety industry challenges with Bluebeam Revu

Revu’s intuitive markup tools have helped OFR Consultants stay at the forefront of the heavily regulated and complex fire engineering and fire safety industry.
3D capture

Faro launches new end-to-end 3D capture platform

Faro, global leader in 4D digital reality solutions, has launched an ultra-efficient end-to-end 3D capture and collaboration platform.
integrated resort development

[Video] Queen’s Wharf: The integrated resort development that captures the heart of Brisbane

A new integrated resort development is being constructed that will put Brisbane on the map as a tourism, leisure and entertainment destination.
4d planning

4D planning is extracting new value from BIM software

Elecosoft announces the latest market release of its 4D planning and project management software – Powerproject BIM.
3D laser scanners

Choosing when to use 360° photo capture and 3D laser scanners on your job...

When you have both 360° photo capture and 3D laser scanners in your toolbox, you have two incredible resources at your disposal that can increase the efficiency of your project delivery, saving time, money and material waste, but how do you decide which to use on site?
Enscape 3.3video

[Video] Enscape 3.3 launches with new real-time visualization capabilities

Enscape, a leading provider of real-time visualization, 3D rendering, and virtual reality technology for the global AEC industry, has released Enscape 3.3.
2022 Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Submissions now open for the 2022 Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. has officially opened submissions for its 2022 Vectorworks Design Scholarship.

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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.