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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.

Reality capture technology

The growing reach of reality capture

As the UK looks to life after Covid, MEP professionals are turning to reality capture technology as part of the great urban planning rethink, says Jerry Hardy, director of marketing at FARO.
Better Information Management

Lonely BIM: Adoption, engagement and Better Information Management

BIM has struggled to gain a foothold in the housing sector but BIM4Housing chair George Stevenson believes the last 18 months is beginning to change long-held misconceptions about BIM’s potential.
xcon anywhere

Bluebeam to host first virtual XCON Anywhere conference

Collaborative software provider Bluebeam has revealed the details for a two-day virtual conference aimed at the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industries.
Project coordination

Project coordination: Ditching paper through digital transformation

Australian firm Bornhorst + Ward has turned to digital technology to coordinate projects.
BIM market, WIB, BIM marketplace

Women in BIM: Exploring the global BIM marketplace

With global BIM market forecast to grow significantly over the next few years, Women in BIM’s Regional Leads in Chile, the USA, Greece and Australia discuss how the technology is being adopted in their corner of the world.
EIR in BIM

Specifying graphical EIR in BIM projects

Murillo Piazzi, technologist at BIM Academy, examines how to specify graphical Exchange Information Requirements in BIM-enabled projects.
BIM construction projects

BIM: The team captain every construction project never knew they needed

BIM is empowering all team members on construction projects, providing accurate, real-time data, enabling better collaboration and eliminating bottlenecks and errors.
bim4water roadmap

BIM4Water publishes 2026 Roadmap

BIM4Water has published its Roadmap for the next five years, defining a strategic pathway forward for BIM within the UK water sector and adoption into a national digital twin.
bim training

CDBB launches new global BIM training suite

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) has launched a new training suite to support the global implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
transport location data,

Government reveals transport location data competition winners

The Geospatial Commission has today (19 August) announced the winners of phase 2 of its £5m Transport Location Data Competition which was launched in May.
BIM process workflow

BIMming is winning

Everyone in the AEC industry is familiar with the acronym BIM nowadays. Whether you work in a BIM process workflow or not, there’s no way to ignore it. A temporary trend or a logical next step in an ever-changing digital world? Let’s dig a little deeper and find out.
AI technology, data, AI,

Scaling the AI mountain with multilingual information for built assets

A joint venture between Guildhawk and Hong Kong-based Gammon Construction, supported by the Department for International Trade, aims to harness AI technology to facilitate multilingual information for built assets and link data to newly created digital twins to help create the smart cities of tomorrow.
xcon anywhere

Information management: The missing piece of the puzzle

A new report commissioned by the Centre for Digital Built Britain as a partner of the Construction Innovation Hub has highlighted the value of information management in construction and infrastructure. Dr Anne Kemp OBE, chair of the UK BIM Alliance and technical director at Atkins, takes a closer look.

Lake Zug East: Switzerland’s longest construction site completed

The Lake Zug East infrastructure measures were successfully completed after 20 months of construction – thanks to good planning by Emch+Berger with Allplan.
3d architectural tool

Interactive 3D tools connect the dots for architects

Unreal Engine and Twinmotion from Epic Games are breaking down silos and helping data to flow freely through the architectural pipeline.
digital construction week, DCW, built environment

Digital Construction Week is back this November

Join us from 24-25 November for Europe’s leading innovation and technology event for the built environment, live and in-person at ExCeL London.
Custom software, AEC software, Digital technology, revit

Why custom AEC software is the right choice for your business

It’s well-known in the digital era we live in that using software takes a big chunk of the time and money spent on a project – make your AEC software work for you.
AI and machine learning,

Artificial intelligence: On the verge to disrupt and transform the building lifecycle

Don Jacob, VP technology, Build & Construction Division at the Nemetschek Group, discusses the relevance of AI for the building lifecycle.
dt hub

Digital Twin Hub: Recent achievements and plans for the future

Eighteen months after its launch, the Digital Twin Hub community has exceeded 2,000 members, and its most recent summit has evidenced the overwhelming enthusiasm and support from a diverse range of participants for digitalisation and connected digital twins across the UK and beyond.
revizto switzerland

[VIDEO] Collaboration corner: Revizto’s HQ in Switzerland

In this episode of Rhys Lewis’s ‘collaboration corner’, Revizto meets with clients and colleagues at its HQ in Switzerland.
digital twin uk roads

Collaboration to develop digital twin of UK roads

TRL and Gaist have joined forces to accelerate the development of a national digital twin of UK roads, which could revolutionise how to plan and manage the road network.
bim level 2

Flying the flag for digital transformation in construction

BIM has changed and evolved so much over the years, but the UK cannot rest on its laurels if it is to uphold its reputation as world leaders, says Sean Keyes, managing director at Sutcliffe.
BIM for Building Renovation

BIM-SPEED launches BIM for Building Renovation competition

BIM-SPEED has launched the EU BIM for Building Renovation competition for design and construction professionals and students.
geospatial commission board

Geospatial Commission appoints new commissioner to board

Alexandra Notay joins the Board of the Geospatial Commission replacing Dame Kate Barker whose term ended on 30 June 2021.
aec software

High demand for digital solutions boosts Nemetschek’s 2021 forecast

AEC software specialist, the Nemetschek Group has increased its forecast for the current financial year 2021, following a strong second quarter with record figures for revenues and earnings.
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[VIDEO] Collaboration corner: On-site in London

In this episode of Rhys Lewis’s ‘collaboration corner’, Revizto takes a construction site walk at Lendlease’s 8 Bishopsgate scheme, meets with its latest client, Multiplex and joins Kier to discuss their UK Enterprise Agreement.

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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.