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JCT Contracts and BIM

How well does procurement and contract practice enable BIM? This article will summarise the research and its conclusions as seen by JCT BIM Working Group.
built environment

BIM, digital life, the universe and everything…

Experienced architect and designer, John Eynon argues why more construction companies need to get on board with digital construction.
BIM Today

BIM Today December 2018

Welcome to the December edition of BIM Today. In this issue of BIM Today, we look at the legal issues surrounding the use of drones,...

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.
project outcomes

Improving project outcomes through effective requirement authoring

Writing project requirements well is not as easy as you think. How do we get it right to improve outcomes? Chris Needham, BIM advisory consultant for AECOM, takes a look.
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.
voestalpine Metsec,

Collaboration is key: How BIM helps a project from concept to...

Talking about collaboration and delivering a truly collaborative project through the use of BIM are two very different things. Ryan Simmonds of voestalpine Metsec Framing discusses the keys to success.
Drone technology, construction industry

Drones in Construction: What risks in taking flight?

Drone technology has been hailed as a game-changer for the construction and engineering industries. But where do the benefits come from - and what are the risks? Senior construction solicitor May Winfield explains where the law stands on drone use.
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.
digital construction

BIM event calls for openness in digital construction

The sixth Building Information Modelling event saw industry experts urge a more open approach and greater standardisation in the digital construction sector
bim speed, energy efficiency

Boosting energy efficiency through BIM-SPEED

Horizon 2020 project BIM-SPEED is making BIM a harmonised “building information speedway” for energy-efficient renovation works. Eugenio Quintieri of the European Builders Confederation and Sue Arundale of the European Construction Industry Federation outline how it will work.
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.

Heightened pressures on the construction sector threaten workforce wellbeing

Mike Blake of Willis Towers Watson discusses the impact of digital transformation, new technologies and adopting BIM on the importance of employee wellbeing.
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.
BIM workshops, BIM journey, BIM level 2

Boost your BIM knowledge – without leaving the office

A new e-learning platform from the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre aims to help more business leaders start their BIM journey – without having to get out of their chair. BIM technical consultant Colin Hastie explains.
drone technology

Could drone technology help stop Corniche-type tragedies?

Pae Natwilai, founder of drone mapping and reporting company Trik, explains how the technology can be harnessed
voestalpine Metsec

The benefits of offsite framing – and how to maximise them

voestalpine Metsec plc's Ryan Simmonds, examines the key benefits of offsite framing, quantity, and how to make it work for a project.
BIM accreditation

How LR’s BIM accreditation benefited RoyalHaskoningDHV

Engineering design and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has harnessed LR’s BIM Level 2 accreditation to save time, cut costs and improve service
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?
city information modelling

Next in BIM: City Information Modelling (CIM)

BIM has radically changed the way we think about building design in terms of collaboration and visualisation. Can City Information Modelling do the same for urban planning?
BIM solution

Premier Mechanical uses Bluebeam Revu to compete with large firms

Bluebeam Revu has helped Premier Mechanical to rise above the competition and win more work.
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.
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.

No time to get into BIM?

Gain BIM expertise & knowledge in the home, at the office or on your mobile, anytime you choose.
uk infrastructure

Transforming Infrastructure Performance: From strategy to delivery

Alex Lubbock, head of digital construction at the Infrastructure & Projects Authority, discusses Transforming Infrastructure Performanceand the government’s plan to tackle infrastructure issues.

BIM Today December 2018