The lowdown on LODs: Bringing clarity to BIM

There’s the LOD that means “level of detail” and the LOD that means “level of development.” They’re both legitimate concepts that are relevant to 3D design, so the fact that they share an acronym is ...

What is PAS 1192-2?

PAS 1192-2:2013 (Publicly Available Specification) is the Specification for information management for the capital/delivery phase of construction projects using building information modelling. It is sponsored by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and published by The ...

What Is BIM Level 3?

What Is BIM Level 3?

BIM PxP: Knowing the execution plan essentials

Construction surveys are suggesting building information modelling (BIM) is experiencing strong, continuing growth in use by stakeholders throughout the industry.1 This means BIM is being employed by more practitioners to document greater project scopes for ...

Level of detail for BIM

The term ‘level of detail’ (or level of definition) refers to the level of development of a building information model (BIM) for a built asset.

BIM Glossary

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Building Information Modelling

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places. Building Information Models (BIMs) are files (often but not always in proprietary formats and containing proprietary ...


Delivery process where an owner hold separate contracts with separate entities for design and construction.

Information Delivery Manual (IDM)

Information Delivery Manual is a document-mapping building processes.

Geometric Description Language (GDL)

A scriptable language for programming intelligent objects