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construction verification

Can construction verification help to seed collaboration?

Harnessing technology to verify construction progress on-site could break down adversarial silo working and foster greater cooperation across the industry, says Robert Klaschka, founding member of the Construction Verification Initiative and principal consultant at EvrBilt.
severe flood risk

Alleviating severe flood risk, supplying natural resources

Liaoning Water used OpenRoads and OpenBuildings to cut design error by 90% on the Dongtaizi Reservoir project, helping mitigate future severe flood risks to the area.
construction product information

LEXiCON: Creating trustworthy and reliable digital construction product information

The LEXiCON project, developed by the Construction Innovation Hub in partnership with the Construction Products Association, has taken a significant step towards a common approach to construction product information.
housing demand

The housing demand for simulation

Ian Risk from the Centre for Modelling & Simulation explores the critical role that simulation plays in creating digital twins and enabling the construction sector to meet the demands of our changing world.
tackling the climate crisis

Tackling the climate crisis through AI

Brian Hills, CEO of The Data Lab, Scotland’s innovation centre for data and AI, discusses the role of AI in tackling the climate crisis and the development of a new tool that will help housing associations and developers to make their properties more energy efficient.
safer homes

3D models: Why a smarter approach is the key to better,...

Helen Rogers, product director at Civica, explores how robust data and modelling can help housing providers deliver safer homes.
smart buildings and sustainability

Accelerating smart buildings and sustainability

Sodexo, in partnership with L Marks, has selected five start-ups to take part in a 10-week programme to road-test their propositions in a bid to find innovative new solutions in the areas of smart buildings and sustainability, as well as employee experience. Julie Ennis, CEO corporate services, Sodexo UK & Ireland takes a look at the finalists.
product platforms

The what, why and how of product platforms in construction

The Product Platform Rulebook publication marks a new era of collaboration and innovation for construction sector in the UK.
implementing BIM

How implementing BIM contributes to greater sustainability goals

Implementing BIM at the initial stages of a project can play a pivotal role in achieving sustainability goals, says Stewart Bailey, founder and director of Virtual Viewing and MiHub.
building safety act

What immediate change can we expect from the introduction of the...

BIM Today recently spoke to Dr Graham Kelly, director at BIM Academy, and Allan Binns, safety director at Ryder Architecture, about the new Building Safety Act and how this will change the built environment landscape.
communication and collaboration

The golden age of communication and collaboration

Throughout the past couple years, the construction industry has made some major strides – arguably some of its biggest. The ways of the world, in a way, forced the industry to adapt quickly and adopt (to technology) even quicker.
manufacturing and construction

How tech can drive innovation in manufacturing and construction

Lorraine McMorrow, BIM and digital construction manager at the McAvoy Group, outlines how digital construction can be used to support the green agenda, deliver successful projects responsibly and transform the reputation of the industry to become a force for good.
5G in buildings, technology, digital transformation

The rise of 5G in buildings

With 5G connections set to surge, Lone Hansen, manager of the IT Cable Group at BSRIA Worldwide Market Intelligence, looks at how to maximise the capabilities of the technology in buildings.
construction payments

The future of construction payments – a look ahead

Innovative solutions are helping to solve the often thorny issue of construction payments.
Copenhagen Airport

Solibri case study: Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport has around 100 projects every year to accommodate the needs of increasing number of passengers. With the help of BIM and Solibri, the quality of the projects has improved – in addition to achieving generous cost savings.
sustainable design

Software for sustainable design

Pelin Haynes, Professional Services Consultant at Graphisoft UK Ltd., tell us how digital technologies can enable sustainable design.
Czech construction

Digital transformation of the Czech construction Industry

The Norwegian construction software provider Cobuilder and the Czech Standardisation Agency have signed an agreement to support digital transformation of the Czech construction industry.
offsite manufacturing techniques

Powerproject underpins Willmott Dixon’s move to modern off-site manufacturing techniques

Willmott Dixon is pioneering offsite manufacturing techniques nationally after winning awards for its prefabricated construction of the University of Warwick’s Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building.
Digital Twin Hub

A new home for the Digital Twin Hub

On 1 April, the Digital Twin Hub transitioned from the Centre for Digital Built Britain to a new home at the Connected Places Catapult as it looks to accelerate growth and develop new projects across the public and private sectors.
urban centre in London

Creating a new £4bn urban centre in London

How a common data environment is ensuring all project data is accessible within three clicks for the highly ambitious Canada Water project, a new £4bn urban centre in London.
precast girder bridges

A new BIM approach for precast girder bridges

According to Gregor Strekelj, product manager at Allplan’s competence centre for infrastructure, BIM is no longer just for buildings, it is becoming more widely used for infrastructure as well.
real-time visualisation

Building inclusivity into the design process with real-time visualisation

Real-time visualisation tech is helping to improve project communication among teams, clients, contractors and other stakeholders. See how it’s becoming a must-have component of architectural design and construction.
construction sustainability targets

Can BIM turn the tide on construction sustainability targets?

Why are fewer people reporting achieving construction sustainability targets than in 2014? Lee Jones, head of manufacturer solutions at NBS and acting head of sustainability at NBS’ parent company Byggfakta Group, sheds some light on the reasons.
kingaroy hospital

dRofus client case study: Kingaroy Hospital, Queensland

Collaboration, validation and documentation benefits for architect, client and other stakeholders on a recent healthcare project at Kingaroy Hospital in Queensland – insights from Conrad Gargett.
innovative construction

Driving an innovative construction industry

The Nemetschek Group shows how investing in smaller firms can make a difference and help to drive an innovative construction industry.
openBIM

BIM and openBIM: ACCA Software meets buildingSMART International

In March, ACCA Software had the great honour to host the buildingSMART International delegation from the prestigious worldwide organisation that has been leading the digital transformation of the construction sector since 1994.

BIM Today June 2022