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?

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.
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.
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 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.
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.
road safety

Global benchmark for road safety in cities announced

Safer City Streets, the worldwide traffic safety network for liveable cities, has published its first global benchmark of urban road safety.
BIM training bimup

Is your BIM fully optimised for your business?

There is growing and quite understandable hype concerning BIM, and how it is helping to transform both the UK residential and commercial building sectors?
mental health

Construction industry suffers from highest number of suicides, report finds

Rubberbond's report looked at mental health in the construction industry and found the sector suffers from the most amount of suicides of any profession.
site digital twin

Site Digital Twin: Physical vs digital worksites

A site digital twin could help to avoid duplication of data across platforms and ensure project information is up-to-date.
security in the construction industry

CIOB release report on security in the construction industry

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has published a new report focusing on security and the authorised use of data in the construction sector.
product data

Product data: The right road ahead 

Alex Small, BIM & digital platforms manager at Tata Steel explores confusion around BIM information and how to bring it to the market.
bim data

Transforming quality with clear visibility and BIM data

BIM data can provide crucial insights into a building’s components, encouraging more robust specification and ultimately a better quality finish.
cloud service

Siemens and Bentley Systems launch PlantSight digital twin cloud services

Siemens and Bentley Systems have unveiled a new cloud service providing as-operated, up-to-date digital twins that synchronise both physical conditions and engineering data.

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