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How BIM is Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

Building Information Modeling, the broad term for the use of digital models in construction, is once again at the forefront of industry news as, next year, the United Kingdom — despite a few bumps — ...

Just 16% of Firms are BIM Ready

Despite being just months away from UK government deadlines, fewer than 1 in 6 building services firms are ready to use BIM on projects.

Delivering on the Promise of BIM

A few years ago, an international architectural studio famous for its modern, glass-and-steel designs shared an interesting story about the impact building information modeling (BIM) was having on project delivery.

Level 2 BIM journey

A recent contractor survey (paywall) in Construction News has revealed a lack of understanding from subcontractors is the main factor holding back the development of BIM Level 2.

BIM mandate puts Brits on collaborative frontier

"Collaborative working around a well-organized common data set, using technology to reduce re-work and inefficiency, handing over information to asset owners that will help consultants optimize performance—if you strip away the ‘BIM’ label, it all ...

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BIM and professional indemnity insurance

The concept of BIM has been in existence for some time now following it’s migration from the US over to the UK.

BIM compliance may be closer thank you think

With less than a year to go until the Government’s 2016 Building Information Modelling (BIM) deadline, Level two compliance may not be as complex or expensive as many people think, according to landscape design software ...

Why Building Information Modelling is not working ... yet

It is high time the industry got the Building Information Modelling (BIM) it actually needed and not the one foisted on it by software providers, according to B&ES president Andy Sneyd.

A coming together of BIM and commissioning

Commissioning is vital to the successful operation of buildings, and the growing deployment of Building Information Modelling opens up new possibilities and opportunities. Matt Ward of the Commissioning Specialists’ Association takes up the story.