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What is a BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and when is it used?

A BIM Execution Plan, or BEP for short, is a valuable and necessary part of any new construction project. It is essential when working in any international collaborative project to ensure that everyone working on ...

BIM Requirements for LOD 400 and LOD 500

The level of Development characterizes the level of fulfillment of which model components or elements are produced. The LOD phrasing is gotten from the American Institute of Architects Document E203-2012, Building Information Modeling Protocol Exhibit.

Since 2006, the value of regional projects that have been cancelled is twice as high as those that have completed. Reuters

Gulf property markets face ‘perfect storm’ due to overbuilding, report says

Gulf property markets face ‘perfect storm’ due to overbuilding, report says

BIM environment to refine construction benefits

Addressing the complexity of construction projects, while maintaining economy of time and space, AEC players reaffirm efficacy of BIM technology.

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Does GCC Construction Understand What BIM Means?

Earlier this month, the Bahrain Society of Engineers (BSE) organised a seminar aimed at improving the knowledge of building information modelling (BIM) in the Kingdom.

Dubai 3D Printed Office Rendering for Dubai's Museum of the Future

Would You Buy a UAE House That Had Been Built by Robots?

The first 'printed' office is being built to house the staff of Dubai’s Museum of the Future, uses a 20-feet-high 3D printer and is to be completed by 2017.

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How intelligent buildings can benefit FM

What is an intelligent building? Since the 1980s, more than 30 definitions have been offered to answer that question.

BIM in the Information Age

BIM Strategy for MEP Product Manufacturers

MEP Product Manufacturers - Create a BIM strategy that provides accessible, accurate and relevant information so that customers can benefit. Consider there are two ways to market "Push" and "Pull". “Push” by working with engineers ...

Integrating BIM in FM a trend to stay or to go?

In the UAE we hear a lot about Expo 2020 and its cost in terms of infrastructure and operations (an estimated $9bn), but we seldom hear about the cost to operate and maintain these structures.

Quantifying the success of the QS

The role of the quantity surveyor is evolving in the modern construction landscape.