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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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Stepping up to level 2 BIM

Being level 2 BIM compliant will soon be a government project requirement. Mark Eggleton, Managing Director at EaglestoneUK Limited explains that it needn’t be a giant leap to meet the new standards. With the 2016 government deadline looming, companies of all shapes and sizes are starting to feel the pressure...
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BIM – defining better information management

BIM, despite being a small acronym, is a big word in construction. While there has been a lot of hype around BIM over the last few years we see the conversation is starting to shift toward companies asking – what’s really in it for me? However, the discussion needs to...
BIM level 2

BIM Level 2: Legal considerations

Understanding the contractual framework for the implementation of BIM is an important first step to removing any ‘blockers’ to successful BIM construction projects. Andrew Marsh, Partner at DAC Beachcroft LLP provides an overview of the legal considerations. In 2013 the government launched its Construction 2025 Industry Strategy to provide a...
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The Leica Geosystems BIM Field Trip

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is about transforming how buildings and infrastructure are designed, constructed and operated. It has the potential to add value across all phases of a project, from design through to construction. BIM exploits the potential of digital modelling technologies to provide a new way of designing buildings...
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Empowering the world’s BIM community

The take up of BIM is growing, and with the help of a specialised online networking service dedicated to the construction industry, engagement should increase. Andera Al Saudi, Business Director for The BIM Hub sheds light on their vision. The global construction industry is enormous, with over US $7.2tn worth...

BIM and the SMEs: Opportunity is knocking

 SMEs are key to the UK’s BIM journey, so their uptake is vital to ensure our BIM leadership. David Philp, Head of BIM at Mace and the UK BIM Task Group explains their importance. In 2013, there were 4.9 million businesses in the UK, with over 99% categorized as small...

BIM Level 2: Mapping the road to success

The UK construction industry is making a good start in embracing BIM, providing the opportunity for reform and economic success as global leaders. Peter Hansford, Government Chief Construction Adviser details the value of BIM for the UK. Technology is moving fast – including in construction. We are moving quickly towards...
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BrIMming with opportunities

Professor David Philp, Head of BIM at Mace focusses attention on the challenges to achieving Level 2 BIM by 2016, but also the benefits it creates for construction delivery. The H.M. Government “pull” for Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) on all centrally procured projects by 2016 has been a...
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BIM will help raise efficiency

BSI, the business standards company has published PAS 1192-3 Specification for information management for the operational phase of assets using building information modelling (BIM) Developed with Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Task Group, PAS 1192-3 comes as a direct response to the government’s 2011 Construction...

NBS pioneering automated checking of Building Regulations

NBS, in partnership with model checking software pioneers Solibri and the UK’s largest built environment compliance consultancy Butler & Young, has completed a pilot project to demonstrate how currently available tools can be used to automate checking of Building Regulations Approved Documents compliance in a Building Information Model. The...
BIM Success

Delivery through BIM?

Sarah Davidson, Director – Head of R&D for Gleeds examines the varying facets involved in a successful BIM delivery and the challenges that remain. In 2011, the UK Government partnered with the construction industry setting up the BIM Task Group. Their goal is for all centrally-funded public procurement to be...

BIM and all it embodies

Daniel Doran, Senior Consultant at BRE examines the impact and new opportunities BIM offers. Building information modelling (BIM) opens up fantastic new opportunities for construction professionals to understand the environmental impact of the buildings they work on. Most will be aware that BIM energy modelling is an effective way to...

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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.