BIM Explained


BIM for Design vs BIM for Operations.

For a unique perspective at the interface of ‘BIM for designer’ vs ‘BIM for operator’ here is Derek Lawrence (Associate Director, Arup) with some pertinent points and wise words.


Does Closed BIM Improve Design Workflow?

Closed BIM is a process where the same software of a BIM application is utilised by all project stakeholders. It reduces interoperability issues and ultimately improves design workflow.


Custom Doors and Windows in Your BIM Design - ARCHLine.XP Webinar

Doors and windows are crucial elements of your designs, so you need to know how to handle them in a BIM environment. What happens when you need to model intricate shapes? What to do when ...

BIM News

Bentley Institute Press announces availability of new BIM publication

Bentley Institute Press announced the availability of their newest title, Plain Language BIM, now available as both a print publication and as an eBook for Kindle and iOS devices.


Building Information Modeling for Owners

BIM is now in widespread use worldwide, with multiple applications and documented projects.


What can BIM do for you?

The concept of BIM or Building Information Modelling is quite simple, it is the process for creating and managing information for a construction project lifecycle.


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 ...


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: being lost or becoming lost

When Oceanic Flight 815 from Sydney to Los Angeles crashed on a mysterious tropical island in the South Pacific, none of the survivors were aware that they were actually LOST in their own lives.


BIM on the Weekdays - Where is My Benefit?

BIM is without a doubt the buzzword that keeps every stakeholder of the construction industry on their toes. But when do we hear about the small and medium sized projects? Where are the BIM benefits ...