CDE for BIM, bigger data…Our 6 predictions for 2015

The good news going in to 2015 is that the construction industry as a whole in the UK continues to grow. Despite figures suggesting that growth slowed in December 2014, particularly for civil engineering projects, ...

BIM Today: 2016 And Beyond

As the main programme for the BIM Today conference takes shape, the focus now shifts to the workshops.

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.

Smart cities market forecasted to reach over $ 1 trillion by 2019

Urbanization is a worldwide phenomenon. Smart city technology is becoming an essential element in the development of the world's megacities.

BIM for the Baffled: Part 7 – BIM, the future and the rest of the world

Over the last few weeks we’ve looked at what BIM is, how it can be achieved as well as how the Government is mandating the use of BIM up to level 2.

Why BIM is so important to our industry

I’ve been working on the UK Government’s BIM programme for three years now and learned an immense amount on the way – the rewards, the challenges and the pitfalls of implementing BIM across a wide ...

GovToday Launches BIM today: 2016 and beyond

GovToday has now launched the inaugural BIM today conference

BIM literacy

Dr Martyn Kenny, sustainability director at Lafarge Tarmac, argues that a new common language is essential if the industry is serious about improving BIM literacy and fulfilling the Government’s Construction 2025 strategy.

BIM Task Group misses out on long-term level three funding

But BIM tsar says he expects central government support to continue beyond 2016