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In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no surprise that the reach of these technologies is branching out into the construction sector via the process of Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’.

BIM is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a construction projects life-cycle. It is the digital description of absolutely every aspect of the built asset. With every aspect detailed throughout the development, design, and construction phases it allows a collaborative information sharing platform which is constantly updated at key stages.

We’ve got lots of insightful and expert-driven articles centred around the topic for you to get your teeth into!

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AEC contractors suffer construction workers shortage

How does the architecture, engineering and construction industry make vocational work attractive again and avert what some call a “crisis level” construction workers shortage?
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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.
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[VIDEO] Enscape real-time rendering software now available for Mac

Enscape has announced that its real-time rendering software is now available for the Mac platform, and is now shipping for SketchUp 2021 and 2022.
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PBC Today August 2022

Welcome to the PBC Today August 2022 edition. This month we explore the future of many key policy areas, from levelling up and net zero to housebuilding, infrastructure and reviving high streets.
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Bluebeam improves efficiency for public sector construction project in Wales

Bluebeam software has played a key role in boosting efficiency on an award-winning bus station construction project in Wales.
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Take BIM to the next level with the BIM management system...

BIM has revolutionised the construction industry, offering a more efficient and streamlined process to design and build structures and we can now take the value of BIM to the next level using an integrated BIM management system - usBIM.
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Digital by Default: Kier wins CEW Award for Fitzalan High School...

PBC Today spoke to Kier Construction about their recent win of the Constructing Excellence in Wales (CEW) Digital Construction Award, for their ‘Digital by Default’ Fitzalan High School Cardiff project using Revizto technology.
Design of new Stuttgart Cancer Centre with Bimplus

Advanced design for advanced medicine: New Stuttgart Cancer Centre

With the new Stuttgart Cancer Centre – The Eva Mayr-Stihl Tumor Centre - Stuttgart Hospital will have a new facility, in which interdisciplinary efforts are being made to fight cancer. This new purpose-built building was planned with BIM.
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Archicad helps McCarthy Architectural Design bring residential designs to life

Find out how McCarthy Architectural Design used Graphisoft Archicad software to bring its residential designs to life.
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Planning, building and operating buildings more sustainably

Efficiency, digitalisation and sustainability go hand in hand when it comes to planning, building and operating buildings more responsibly, says Nemetschek Group.
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UK BIM Alliance: How to chose the right BIM Software

In this article, the UK BIM Alliance explains to PBC Today what is and what is not 'BIM', why there is often widespread confusion surrounding the subject, and how to choose the right BIM Software.
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Bricsys collaborates with VREX to accelerate virtual reality workflow

Bricsys is collaborating with VREX to improve its virtual reality workflow, allowing users to create detailed models in BricsCAD BIM.
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BIM compliance: Let’s “do BIM” differently

BIM is a standard, a way of working, not a task, says Matt Samways of AIMIS. Here he explores the future of BIM compliance.
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Legal disputes soar as poor project information management impacts the AEC...

Mail Manager research finds that one in three firms lose important project information with staff turnover, impacting the industry’s ability to defend themselves.
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FARO HoloBuilder: Construction Progress Management Solution gains widespread adoption

FARO’s HoloBuilder Construction Progress Management Solution gains widespread adoption 1 year post acquisition, including GOLDBECK ‘Enterprise’ agreement.
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New international standard for the use of environmental data in BIM

In April 2022, the international standardisation body ISO published a new standard that enables the use and availability of environmental data in BIM, sourced from environmental product declarations (EPDs).
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Understanding BIM in the UK: Changes in the UK Naming Convention...

Viewpoint have started a series on the current state of BIM in the UK, from demystifying what BIM is to where to look for the latest advice and guidance surrounding BIM. This time, they explore the UK Annex, its relation to ISO 19650, and look into the naming convention in more detail.
3D Repo chief financial and operating officer Jon Hale

Jon Hale appointed as 3D Repo’s chief financial and operating officer

3D Repo, creator of cloud-based collaboration platform for building information modelling (BIM), has appointed Jon Hale to the position of chief financial and operating officer (CFOO).
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[VIDEO] Collaboration Corner: Live at DCW 2022

In this episode of Collaboration Corner, Revizto returns to London to attend DCW 2022 – Europe’s ‘biggest’ digital construction event - to talk with Multiplex, UK BIM Alliance, and more!
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How is M&A activity in the BIM software market driving new...

David Land, senior consultant, Cambashi, explores how merger & acquisition activity in the BIM software market is driving new innovations.
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Enscape for Mac open beta now available for SketchUp 2021 

Enscape, a leading provider of real-time rendering, virtual reality, and design workflow technology for the global AEC industry, announces an open beta of Enscape for Mac, available to SketchUp 2021 users.
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What is Part L and are you ready for it?

What is Part L and how can you capture photographic evidence using Trimble Viewpoint’s Field View solution? Here we find out.
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Winners of Bentley Education’s Digital Twin Design Challenge announced

Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced the winners of Bentley Education’s Digital Twin Design Challenge.
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Steering committee established for implementing common digital language

A steering committee of major international construction industry stakeholders has been set up to facilitate the implementation and development of a common digital language.
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The future of CAD software: 20 years on with BricsCAD

PBC Today speaks with Rahul Kejriwal, CEO of CAD platform developer Bricsys, to discuss the future of CAD software 20 years after the launch of BricsCAD.
simulation technology

The role of simulation technology in digital twins

The latest webinar hosted by AMC Bridge saw a panel of experts explore the role of some simulation technology in the accurate modelling of products, systems and processes.

BIM

In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no surprise that the reach of these technologies is branching out into the construction sector via the process of Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’.

BIM is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a construction projects life-cycle. It is the digital description of absolutely every aspect of the built asset. With every aspect detailed throughout the development, design, and construction phases it allows a collaborative information sharing platform which is constantly updated at key stages.

We’ve got lots of insightful and expert-driven articles centred around the topic for you to get your teeth into!