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BIM&CO adds ETIM to its classification systems and communications standards

BIM&CO, the BIM content platform, is introducing the international classification standard ETIM to its platform
construction industry

Building blocks: What the construction industry can learn from Lego

Alex Small, BIM & Digital Platforms Manager at Tata Steel, discusses what the construction industry can learn from Lego in order for it to succeed in the near future
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BIM Today February 2018

Welcome to the February 2018 edition of BIM Today. This issue includes a wide range of articles from across the BIM community, looking at everything from the application of blockchain technology in digital construction to the latest research on the understanding of BIM-related contract issues and the UK projects recognised in the annual Be Inspired Awards for BIM advancement.
Virtual design

Virtual design and construction and its applications in BIM

Virtual design and construction can greatly improve the efficiency of projects by allowing fine-tuning before work begins – and together with BIM, ensures finished buildings reflect their digital versions
Structured product data

SFS leads the way for manufacturers supplying data for Building Information...

Building Information Modelling – A manufacturer’s viewpoint from Andy Stolworthy, Product and Market Development Director at SFS
Asset data

IoT-enabled BIM asset data management

Man and Machine’s Phil Read looks at how the Internet of Things can help maintain coordinated, maintainable asset data to minimise waste and speed up construction
FARO scene 7.1

FARO Scene 7.1 with virtual reality!

FARO’s Construction Product Manager, Oliver Buerkler, looks at the growth of virtual reality and the opportunities it affords users in the construction industry The excitement...

Keepmoat Regeneration refurbishes its planning approach across the business

Keepmoat Regeneration, part of the global energy and services ENGIE Group, has a diverse business operating across regeneration, refurbishment, new build homes and property services. Keeping projects on track is critical, as it helps to breathe new life into neighbourhoods, bring brownfield sites into new use, and create future homes
construction projects

Coordination and cooperation: Why collaboration is key in construction projects

Ryan Simmonds, sales director of framing at voestalpine Metsec plc, discusses the keys to successful collaboration and how promoting cooperation and coordination delivers construction project success
Big Data

BIM: The original Big Data?

Big Data can help building owners and operators leverage insight from a wide range of sources to optimise their assets – and their businesses. Jon Anunson of i3 by AECOM says BIM can be an excellent starting point to get information flowing
Construction blockchain

Construction Blockchain Consortium (CBC) leads blockchain technology transformation in the built...

Blockchain technology has the potential to be a transformative force in the construction industry. Here, Dr Eleni Papadonikolaki and Dr Abel Maciel discuss how...
BIM Workflow

Case study: Federated BIM workflow delivers iconic tower for Paddington

Robin Partington & Partners (RPP) implemented federated BIM workflow to design the complex, curved profile and unique interior fitout of an iconic new tower...
digital transformation

Digital transformation: How will your digital life change in 2018?

As digital transformation gathers pace all around us, John Eynon of Open Water Consulting argues that it’s time to embrace the advance of technology...
Task Teams

What are BIM Task Teams?

Niraj Mistry, senior BIM assessor at Stroma Certification, examines the role of BIM Task Teams pre-contract, during construction and post-delivery
Geospatial data

Transforming large estates through smart geospatial data

The ‘smart’ use of geospatial data can transform outcomes for large estate owners, writes Adrian Burgess of PCSG
Be Inspired awards

UK firms recognised for BIM advancements in Bentley Systems’ annual Be...

Projects from London to the Cairngorms National Park were among the UK schemes represented at Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards for BIM advancements

BIM: Do the lawyers get it?

Sarah Rock of Gowling WLG and May Winfield of Carillion discuss the initial findings of a UK BIM Alliance research project looking at the understanding of legal and contractual issues surrounding BIM among lawyers and those working within the industry

Reaping the benefits of linking BIM and CAFM

Joshua Davies of Stride Treglown discusses what needs to be done to integrate meaningful data from the construction process into a client’s CAFM model for future and existing estates – and how to reap the benefits
Drones in the construction industry

Drones in the construction industry: Ready for take-off

The growing adoption of BIM and demand for digital data are fuelling the take-up of drones in the construction industry. Ian Tansey of ProDroneWorx discusses this growing technology and its potential to transform the sector

BIM Today February 2018