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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.

smart buildings

Smart start for smart buildings

Gary Thompson of Siemens Financial Services explores “Smart buildings as a Service’ and solutions that harness the savings from reduced energy consumption.
BIM workshops, BIM journey, BIM level 2

Boost your BIM knowledge – without leaving the office

A new e-learning platform from the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre aims to help more business leaders start their BIM journey – without having to get out of their chair. BIM technical consultant Colin Hastie explains.
Bridge Modeler

Software developer launches BIM-ready tool for bridge planners

Software developer Sofistik has launched what it claims is the first solution on the market that integrates with Autodesk Revit and allows users to generate parametric bridge models.
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Industrialising project delivery using BIM methodologies

To stimulate the economic development of Kunming City and the surrounding region, Yunnan Yunling Engineering Cost Consultation (YYECC) was charged to create a rapid transportation system in the city’s southeastern section.
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How LR’s BIM accreditation benefited RoyalHaskoningDHV

Engineering design and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has harnessed LR’s BIM Level 2 accreditation to save time, cut costs and improve service
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Is your BIM fully optimised for your business?

There is growing and quite understandable hype concerning BIM, and how it is helping to transform both the UK residential and commercial building sectors?
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Next in BIM: City Information Modelling (CIM)

BIM has radically changed the way we think about building design in terms of collaboration and visualisation. Can City Information Modelling do the same for urban planning?
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Premier Mechanical uses Bluebeam Revu to compete with large firms

Bluebeam Revu has helped Premier Mechanical to rise above the competition and win more work.
AIworx,

Bentley Systems acquires machine learning and IoT specialists

Bentley Systems has announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Quebec City-based AIworx, Inc., provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services.
German subsidiary, bluebeam,

Bluebeam enhances global growth with new German subsidiary

Bluebeam, Inc., has announced the formation of a German subsidiary to better serve customers and strategically advance its overall investment and presence across the region
BIM methodologies

BIM methodologies help Beijing Water increase water distribution

The South-to-North Water Diversion Project is a major foundational strategic project to alleviate the severe shortage of water resources in northern China, especially in the capital of Beijing.
site digital twin

Site Digital Twin: Physical vs digital worksites

A site digital twin could help to avoid duplication of data across platforms and ensure project information is up-to-date.
BIM project

McAleer & Rushe delivers ahead of schedule for Belfast City Council

McAleer & Rushe’s first BIM project embraced software to overcome a tight schedule, design delays and complex works to set a high standard of planning excellence and delivery.
Zhengzhou-Xixia Expressway

BIM workflows lower cost of Zhengzhou-Xixia Expressway project

The CNY 10.5 bn (~£1.17bn) Yaoshan-Luanchuan section of the Zhengzhou-Xixia Expressway is 78.8-kilometres long and is a bi-directional and four-lane expressway, which includes 88 bridges, four interchanges, two interoperability hubs, and two super-long tunnels.

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