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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.

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...
Digitising Built Britain and BIM: Efficiency for the SME

The necessity to participate in BIM

Raj Chawla, Vice Chair at BIM4SME analyses the challenges, issues, and benefits that the SME community face in the BIM process, arguing that to participate is necessary to gain efficiency What is Building Information Modelling (BIM)? It is a revolution that is occurring in construction and the built environment. BIM...
We need to talk about BIM

We need to talk about BIM

Nick Nisbet, Director at AEC3 Ltd and Technical Coordinator for buildingSMART wants us to be clear-headed when talking about BIM I’m reliably informed that if you take enough psychedelic drugs, the whole world around you merges into a wonderful tapestry of luminous colours and textures. As when browsing impressionist paintings...

The RICS BIM4SME Awards 2015

The first RICS BIM4SME Awards ceremony took place last night at the Westminster Boating Base venue in London, celebrating the best of BIM in SMEs Hosted by Stefan Mordue of NBS and author of a number of publications including the ‘NBS BIM Object Standard’ and co-author of the new book...
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Open standards for open BIM

Dr Anne Kemp, Chair, BIM4IUK and Vice Chair of BuildingSMART reflects on recent discussions surrounding BIM in terms of the route to a Digital Built Britain and open standards

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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.