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Solibri Model Checker

Solibri Model Checker – getting it right first time

Solibri speak to Michael Palm, HKP Architects BIM expert about his experiences using Solibri Model Checker and how it's shaping large construction projects
Asset Information Models

Asset Information Models: How GliderBIM can manage and deliver data

Nick Hutchinson, Managing Director of Glider Technology Limited, discusses how GliderBIM can help deliver Asset Information Models and associated asset data
building information modelling

What are the challenges of adopting Building Information Modelling?

BIM and Digital Platforms Manager Alex Small discusses the challenges of producing Building Information Modelling objects for thousands of products
BIM Today February

BIM Today February 2017

The latest edition of BIM Today February 2017 has articles from experts examining the latest advances and the challenges impacting the sector.

Continuing professional development is vital for career success

Nottingham Trent University offer a range of courses and training opportunities that provide continued accredited career development
circular economy

Integrating data lifecycles to enable circular economy in construction

PCSG Senior BIM Consultant, Steve Thompson, explains how digitalisation is opening up opportunities for a more circular economy approach

Asset Information Management is a vital part of any project

Man and Machine examine the importance of quality Asset Information Management on a project and the role of BIM in enhancing performance
Small businesses

Small businesses can benefit from using building information modelling

Joanna Mulgrew, Operations Director at Integro Construction Software, considers how small businesses fit into the BIM environment
Smart Asset Management

Smart Asset Management, BIM, the Internet of Things and Energy

Karl Redmond, Director for EDB Architects and Lead Consultants, discusses the Smart Asset Management project and how it saves on costs while ensuring improvements

How structural timber systems can harness the power of BIM

Andrew Orriss, Board Member, Structural Timber Association (STA) outlines how BIM can be utilised by the structural timber industry

Unlocking the next steps: How BIM can play a part in...

Edonis Jesus, Chair of the BIM4Heritage Group and BIM Leader, Consulting – Europe at Lendlease explains how data and heritage modelling can be used in conservation
Soft landings

What value can BIM/Soft Landings offer the sector?

Mike Packham, Partner of Bernard Williams Associates, outlines the value behind BIM/soft landings and highlights the difficulties interpreting COBie

BIM proficiency – the personal and professional rewards 

Pauline Traetto, Director of BRE Academy outlines how the organisation is helping train the next generation and why BIM proficiency is so important

Collaboration beyond borders: the differences in UK and US construction

Jim Forrester and Paul Daynes from Newforma discuss regional variations in the UK and US construction sectors, and explain why collaboration is key

BuildingSMART UKI: what’s new and what’s ahead for the next year?

Nick Nisbet, Vice-Chair of BuildingSMART UKI, provides a brief update on the progress of the organisation in addition to this year’s priorities
standardised product data

Standardised product data – the BIMHawk solution

Carl Collins, CIBSE Digital Engineering Consultant, explains how BIMHawk will speed up the development and adoption of standardised product data
women in engineering

Female engineers: Does the government need to do more?

Trimble MEP highlights why the government and industry have a responsibility to encourage more women into engineering careers
digital transformation

Digital transformation: Where in the BIM are you on your journey?

Do you know what step your firm has reached on the path to digital transformation? John Eynon, Consultant, Open Water Consulting explains the stages
Generative design

Generative design focuses on aesthetics and performance to create quality

Rachel Waite, Business Development Manager, FenestraPro discusses the importance of performance led generative design for AEC

Concrete customers can benefit from new software that ensures efficiency

Trimble understands how concrete customers work and is constantly developing its Tekla software to help. Ismail Makda, Business Development Manager explains

£185,000,000: Is this the cost of delivering COBie UK?

Paul Oakley, Director BIM at BRE talks about the cost of COBie and the challenges associated with utilising the schema

Data: what is it, why do we have it and what...

Rob Charlton, CEO, Space Group explains the importance of data in the construction environment and why it is needed to ensure the success of projects
BSI Kitemark

BSI Kitemark highlights the capability of firms to deliver successful projects

Andy Butterfield, Product Certification Director of Built Environment, BSI discusses the recently launched Kitemark for PAS 1192-2 Information Management

BIM ensures better project delivery and industry collaboration

Paul Daynes, Regional Director, UK and Northern Europe, Newforma discusses why BIM is so important and the obstacles that stand in the way of adopting it

Why the GTIN is important for welcoming manufacturers into the BIM...

Here, coBuilder Marketing explain the importance of the GTIN in manufacturing and how this ties into the digital construction world through BIM

BIM Today February 2017