BIM Competency

Opinion

Building Information Modelling Uses and the Swiss Army Knife

The Swiss Army Knife is a beautiful piece of Engineering. It is a collection of tools that are integrated in a highly efficient manner so it is portable and effective in getting you out of ...

Interviews

BIM from across the pond: An interview with Daniel Stine

When looking at BIM and what can be learnt from others. It is important to not just look, within our city, region, or country, but in order to perform to the best of our ability, ...

BIM News

Envenio Launches BIM & CFD Survey

Engineering software developer, Envenio, has launched an online BIM (Building Information Modeling) and CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) Survey. The 5-6 minute survey has been designed to collect baseline data directly from industry, and aims to ...

Opinion

CAD Vs BIM: Advantages and Disadvantages

CAD is a drawing based approach to design whereas BIM is a model based approach. CAD services are extremely popular with the architects as well as designers. BIM has changed the basic approach to the ...

BIM News

A Collaborative BIM Process Reduces Design Time by 60% on the Olympic Stadium in Hangzhou

The Hangzhou Olympic and International Expo Center contracted Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD) to plan and design a new stadium for the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.

BIM News

Iconic Bridge Project Adopts BIM Methodology, Reducing Construction Costs by 12%

The Leighton-Chun Wo joint venture standardized on a BIM methodology to drive consistency on this large multi-discipline design project that will connect Hong Kong, Macau, and Zhuhai.

Case Studies

Power Generation Projects in China Leverage Bentley’s Comprehensive Modeling Environment for BIM

Over the past several years, Bentley’s multi-discipline comprehensive modeling environment has been used across China for the widest possible range of power generation projects including fossil fuels plants, nuclear power stations, hydropower plants, pumped storage ...

BIM News

Comprehensive BIM Strategy helps Long Jian Road & Bridge Co., Ltd. deliver CNY 2.4 billion project

The Heihe - Blagoveshchensk Heilongjiang River (Amur River) Bridge is a bridge being constructed at a total cost of CNY 2.4 billion. It will connect Heilongjiang Province, China to Amur State, Russia.

Analysis

Greenfield and Brownfield Substation projects reap benefits from BIM and Reality Modeling

In a greenfield project in Cambodia, PESTECH undertook a project for Diamond Power Limited for the conceptual design through commissioning of the 230-kilovolt Kratie and Kampong Cham Substation and Transmission System.

Analysis

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 ...