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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!

The new BIM Bom(b)

Jan Phelps, Principal and IWMS Advocate for Terminal Velocity FM hails the popularity and benefits of BIM for the FM community and asks whether...

The importance of BIM certification

Drew Wiggett, Head of Production Information, assesses how important BIM certification for BIM objects is for the construction industry… There is no doubt that awareness...

We need to talk about BIM

Nick Nisbet, Director at AEC3 Ltd and Technical Coordinator for buildingSMART wants us to be clear-headed when talking about BIM… I’m reliably informed that if...

PROFILE: BIMer.eu, the new online BIM model viewer

Are you on the lookout for a tool to share your models online? Look no more. The easiest possible way to share 3D visualisations...
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SketchUp 2015 and it’s interoperability with BIM

With the recent launch of SketchUp 2015, the latest edition of the 3D modelling platform from Trimble Buildings Group. Designed for architects, engineers, design...

PROFILE: What’s new about BIM?

Nick Nisbet, Director at AEC3 Ltd and Technical Coordinator for buildingSMART asks whether BIM is so new, after all…  Last year I was challenged to...

PROFILE: Wienerberger BIM objects now downloadable directly from its website!

1 April 15: Wienerberger, the leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, launched its fully functional Building Information Modelling (BIM) portal on its...

An Object Lesson in BIM

With the April 2016 deadline for the use of Level 2 BIM on all centrally-procured government funded projects looming, the importance of standardised BIM...

PROFILE: BIM is our Glue

One Creative Environment’s journey through BIM adoption began in 2007 when we first became fully multi-disciplinary, although we didn’t know it was called BIM...

PROFILE: Making progress with BIM

With Construction identified by the government as an enabling sector under its industrial strategy, BIM has been heralded as an integral part of this...
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Benchmarking a Common Data Environment (CDE)

While BIM has, to date, been synonymous with Design, the Common Data Environment (CDE), as outlined in British Standard 1192:2007, is seen as a...
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Quality Assurance in the Construction Process

The benefits of the governments’ BIM Level 2 legacy are potentially immense. However, there is a caveat – the BIM process creates more data...

PROFILE: Refurbify: The virtual retrofit manager

Close to 3 years ago, VRM set out to build a next generation cloud based construction management and collaboration platform for the domestic refurbishment...

The reality of BIM in practice

Jason Clark, Project Manager and Director at UBS details the BIM journey taken in the 5 Broadgate project and what it could mean for...

The ARC approach to BIM

At ARC:BIM collaboration is key. ARC:BIM is led by our divisional Director Paul Field who has a number of years of experience in successfully...
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BIM the HS2 way

In an interview with Jon Kerbey, Director of BIM at HS2 he explains to Editor Lisa Carnwell, how BIM will be utilised on the...

The NBS BIM Toolkit

The development story so far… The launch of the NBS BIM Toolkit public BETA in early April was the result of six months of intensive...
Designing steel portal frame buildings to Eurocode 3

Designing steel portal frame buildings to Eurocode 3

Dr Richard Henderson, Manager of the Advisory Desk at the SCI discusses the new SCI document P399 which provides a guide for the design...
Digitising Built Britain and BIM: Efficiency for the SME

The necessity to participate in BIM

Raj Chawla, Vice Chair at BIM4SME analyses the challenges, issues, and benefits that the SME community face in the BIM process, arguing that to...
We need to talk about BIM

We need to talk about BIM

Nick Nisbet, Director at AEC3 Ltd and Technical Coordinator for buildingSMART wants us to be clear-headed when talking about BIM I’m reliably informed that if...

Are you ready for BIM?

Kirsty Walker, Marketing Manager of Man and Machine discuss how making the right choices to begin your own BIM journey and maximise the return...
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Realising a BIM solution

Building Information Modelling, Computer- Aided Design, and Visualization projects are becoming more complex and demanding, is your hardware is up to the challenge? Enhanced workstations...

PROFILE: Business Collaborator for BIM

Adopt our Semantic BIM Platform today and realise the benefits for your asset’s lifetime… Data, data, data Admit it. When you think of BIM the first...

PROFILE: BIM – what’s stopping you from starting?

As the industry moves forward, so are many companies with their BIM projects and pilots. There is however, still a reluctance to embrace the...

The BIM menu of information

Steve Thompson, Chair of BIM4M2 and Market Manager for Construction and Infrastructure at Tata Steel discusses the game-changing potential in efficiency improvements that BIM...

PROFILE: Wienerberger BIM objects now downloadable directly from its website

1 April 15: Wienerberger, the leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, launched its fully functional Building Information Modelling (BIM) portal on its...

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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!