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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.

Facility Management and blockchain

There has been quite a bit of “noise” in property and FM in the last year or so about “blockchain” and the potential benefits it may have for our industry. At RLB, more clients are asking us “what exactly is it? And why do they need to know about it?
built environment

BIM, digital life, the universe and everything…

Experienced architect and designer, John Eynon argues why more construction companies need to get on board with digital construction.

BIM and construction industry culture: Change for good

Andrew Carpenter of BIM4Housing discusses the cultural and behavioural changes necessary to accept the benefits of digital transformation and BIM in the construction industry.
project outcomes

Improving project outcomes through effective requirement authoring

Writing project requirements well is not as easy as you think. How do we get it right to improve outcomes? Chris Needham, BIM advisory consultant for AECOM, takes a look.
BIM for landscape

Green side up! BIM for landscape

Mike Shilton, chair of the Landscape Institute Digital Practice Group, discusses shaping the green infrastructure of a project in the virtual world.
voestalpine Metsec,

Collaboration is key: How BIM helps a project from concept to operations

Talking about collaboration and delivering a truly collaborative project through the use of BIM are two very different things. Ryan Simmonds of voestalpine Metsec Framing discusses the keys to success.
Year in infrastructure awards

UK projects win big at Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards

The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards celebrated extraordinary work in the design, construction and operations of infrastructure around the world. BIM Today highlights two UK projects that took home the top prizes.
BIM Level 2

Fulfilling our digital construction duty

Neil Thompson, director of digital construction at SNC-Lavalin, discusses Atkins acquiring the British Standards Institute's Kitemark for BIM Level 2.
digital construction

BIM event calls for openness in digital construction

The sixth Building Information Modelling event saw industry experts urge a more open approach and greater standardisation in the digital construction sector
bim speed, energy efficiency

Boosting energy efficiency through BIM-SPEED

Horizon 2020 project BIM-SPEED is making BIM a harmonised “building information speedway” for energy-efficient renovation works. Eugenio Quintieri of the European Builders Confederation and Sue Arundale of the European Construction Industry Federation outline how it will work.
bim projects

The “I” in BIM

Patrick Cantrill and Vicky McCombe of law firm Womble Bond Dickinson examine the intellectual property rights surrounding the ownership of data used in BIM projects.

Heightened pressures on the construction sector threaten workforce wellbeing

Mike Blake of Willis Towers Watson discusses the impact of digital transformation, new technologies and adopting BIM on the importance of employee wellbeing.
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.

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