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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.

An international practice is the first in Scotland to receive new BIM certification

An international practice is the first in Scotland to receive new BIM certification

An international architecture and engineering practice has become the first in Scotland to be assessed under the BRE’s BIM level 2 certification… Building Design Partnership (BPD) has been assessed and certificated under BRE Global’s BIM level 2 Business Systems Certification Scheme. The certification scheme is used to assess a business in...
learn how BIM feeds into the principles of Lean Construction at the LCI-UK Lean Construction summit

LCI-UK’s Lean Construction Summit 2015

LCI-UK’s Lean Construction Summit 2015 will take place on the 29th October at Birmingham Metropolitan College The theme of this year’s Lean Construction Summit is: Lean Deployment – Creating the conditions for step-change performance To meet the UK’s infrastructure and construction demands over the next 10 years it is widely accepted that,...
South East BIM Hub announces new joint BIM champion

South East BIM Hub announces new joint BIM champion

The South East BIM Hub has announced Sarah Rock will join John Eynon as joint BIM champion for the South East… The Regional BIM Hubs were set up in 2012 as a means to help support the UK BIM Programme. The Construction Industry Council created the network to provide regional...
The Curve: BIM support and advice

The Curve: BIM support and advice

Chris Witte, Marketing Director Knauf Insulation, and Vice Chair BIM4M2 provides a step-by-step guide on how BIM4M2 are helping manufacturers to be fit for purpose on their BIM journey As I sit on my train to London typing this, I can’t help thinking how straightforward my journey will be today....
BIM Today now live!

BIM Today now live!

Welcome to the Summer 2015 edition of BIM Today. The UK’s Digital Built Britain Strategy sets out what will essentially be Level 3 BIM – to “enable the interconnected digital design of different elements in a built environment and will extend BIM into the operation of assets over their lifetimes”....
73 per cent of surveyors believe failure to adopt BIM will hinder the sector

73 per cent of surveyors believe failure to adopt BIM will hinder the sector

According to a new report, the majority of surveyors believe a lack of BIM adoption will lead to problems in the construction industry… The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) questioned members as part of their recent survey and discerned that support for BIM adoption was indeed high. BIM has become...
Kier delivers an integrated digital handover

Kier delivers an integrated digital handover

In what is otherwise a complex manual process, Kier Construction and LSI Architects have delivered an integrated digital handover of some student residences for the University of East Anglia using the leading edge Clearbox solution, BIMXtra...

Smart standards for a smart world

Henry Lawson, Market Research Consultant at BSRIA examines the possibilities of achieving common standards which are appropriate for the myriad of different “things” that will potentially be part of the Internet of Things… I live about 50 miles to the west of London. When I take the train into central...
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Digital construction: going beyond BIM

Darren Lester, founder of SpecifiedBy.com, looks at some of the benefits of a digital construction industry beyond what is considered to be BIM
BIM and building performance

BIM and building performance

Andera Al Saudi, Business Director for The BIM Hub explains how BIM provides for the accurate evaluation of design alternatives in the event of any changes that may impact the overall performance of the building One of the main purposes of building information modelling (BIM) is to serve as the...
BIM4SME has released a report aimed at outlining the aims of organisation and the progress made within the SME community…

Second annual report released by BIM4SME

BIM4SME has released a report aimed at outlining the aims of organisation and the progress made within the SME community A new report has been released by the BIM4SME group. The document is the second annual review to outline the aims of the not-for-profit business. The report revealed the amount of...
Quality assured: the impact of the NBS BIM Object Standard

Quality assured: the impact of the NBS BIM Object Standard

Ian Chapman, Director of the National BIM Library, NBS sheds light on the demand, growth and benefits of BIM objects in the construction industry It’s hard to believe that in less than one year from now the UK will have passed its 2016 BIM mandate deadline. A lot has changed over...
The role of the Internet of Things in achieving a Digital Built Britain

The role of the Internet of Things in achieving a Digital Built Britain

Justin Anderson, CEO of Flexeye, talks about the vital role of the Internet of Things, including the HyperCat standard, in delivering the vision and benefits set out in the UK’s Digital Built Britain strategy The public and private sector initiative to create a Digital Built Britain has the potential to...
The ARC approach to BIM

The ARC approach to BIM

At ARC:BIM collaboration is key. ARC:BIM is led by our divisional Director Paul Field who has a number of years of experience in successfully delivering the BIM process. ..

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BIM News

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.