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