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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.

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Quality Assurance in the Construction Process

The benefits of the governments’ BIM Level 2 legacy are potentially immense. However, there is a caveat – the BIM process creates more data than the industry has ever faced before – what good is that data if you don’t know its accuracy, completeness, or compliance with the project...

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. Our team offers full BIM management, consultancy and co-ordination duties in line with the 2016 Government Mandate. Should you be looking to...
HS2

BIM the HS2 way

In an interview with Jon Kerbey, Director of BIM at HS2 he explains to Editor Lisa Carnwell, how BIM will be utilised on the UK’s first high speed rail endeavour HS2 has not been met with universal glee from everyone in the UK and still has its critics with many...

Landing good asset management

Karen Alford, BIM Project Executive at the Environment Agency outlines how the Government Soft Landings approach will deliver good asset management Along with BIM, the Government Construction Strategy 2011 mandated Government Soft Landings (GSL) to be considered within projects from 2016. Many new or refurbished assets fail to realise the...
The importance of BIM certification

The importance of BIM certification

Drew Wiggett, Head of Production Information, assesses how important BIM certification for BIM objects is for the construction industry… There is no doubt that awareness of BIM continues to grow, and both the client and supply sides of the construction industry are taking BIM seriously. The help and leadership provided by...
Building the case for BIM

Building the case for BIM

Duncan Reed, Digital Construction Process Manager at Tekla (UK) Ltd, discusses the benefits of adopting BIM software modelling for planning and building control decision making I suspect that by now, as we approach the milestone of 2016, you can’t fail to have heard about Building Information Modelling (BIM); the myriad...
The new BIM Bom(b)

The new BIM Bom(b)

Jan Phelps, Principal and IWMS Advocate for Terminal Velocity FM hails the popularity and benefits of BIM for the FM community and asks whether it should be called BOM (Building Operations Modeling) As a seasoned FMer, I recall the first space use standards such as COBie, and noticed how similar...
BIM technology to be utilised at Hardies

BIM technology to be utilised at Hardies

Scottish firm Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has introduced BIM as part of its “new era”... Hardies Property & Construction Consultants is set to embrace BIM technology, as 11 new partners are appointed. The firm, which is Scotland's largest multi-discipline surveying company, has 14 offices across the country. Managing Partner Derek...
RICS research reveals the potential of BIM

RICS research reveals the potential of BIM

New research reports from the RICS have shown the potential of BIM in the built environment Three new research reports from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have revealed the vital role of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the built environment. BIM, which has grown significantly over the last few...
BIM and COBie: Singing from the same spreadsheet

BIM and COBie: Singing from the same spreadsheet

Matt Crunden, Training and BIM Manager at Legrand and member of the BIM4M2 Working Group, explores the premise of the PDT and highlights why manufacturers need to be informed – as well as what they should be doing next Building Information Modelling (BIM) requires product data in a structured format...
The Future of BIM

The Future of BIM

The Future of BIM – that is quite a bold topic to tackle for my first article. So first off maybe I ought to introduce myself, my company and where we fit into the amazing world of BIM. I’ve been involved in technology for over twenty years, I clearly remember...
EIR – Leading from the front

EIR – Leading from the front

Jason Whittall, Director of Architecture & BIM for One Creative Environments Ltd details the development of an EIR and where the client should start their journey… "Seeing as how the V.P. is such a V.I.P., shouldn’t we keep the P.C. on the Q.T? 'Cause if it leaks to the V.C....
Scottish BIM survey launched

Scottish BIM survey launched

The Scottish BIM Task Group is set to conduct a survey, which will help develop the next stage of the BIM strategy in the nation... Building information modelling (BIM) is undoubtedly an integral part of the construction process and is being embraced more frequently in the public sector, in particular....
BIM for Manufacturers Seminar

BIM for Manufacturers Seminar

Help with the Journey - 28th July 2015, The Building Centre, London It is now only a few months until all public sector projects will require the supply chain to use BIM Level 2 and there are lots of examples where developers and clients have adopted BIM on their projects...

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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.