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Virtual design leaders promote adding Infrastructure Alignment to IFC standard

Recently, buildingSMART International invited stakeholders vested in the development of Open BIM processes and standards to Barcelona for a summit to learn about the latest developments in IFC strategy.

Architectural engineering faculty receive NIBS Honor Award

The “National BIM Guide for Owners” Committee received the National Institute of Building Sciences Honor Award.

Evolving project processes demand new legal frameworks

Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) has launched six new contractual agreements and schedules of services to meet the evolving legal needs of modern day project processes, utilising industry best practice to address risk management …

Australian Standard on BIM knowledge and skills announced

In an Australian first, the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC) and the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) have this week released the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Knowledge and Skills Framework.

GroupBC launch affordable cloud based BIM for Construction SMEs

GroupBC launch affordable cloud based BIM for Construction SMEs — GroupBC February 6, 2017 admin BC QuickStart is designed for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in the construction industry who are still struggling on their …

Building a more competitive and sustainable construction industry in Europe using BIM standards

A first milestone in Building Information Model (BIM) in European standardization was reached with the adoption of the first three European Standards.

How to Integrate CAD and BIM Standards for AEC Projects

If you thought BIM was going to eclipse CAD in the AEC world, think again. Even with the growing adoption of Revit, CAD is still being used on a lot of projects.

BIM pinpoints the best alternative

One of the main purposes of building information modelling (BIM) is to serve as the authoritative repository of original building project data

Ryhope hospital gets national award

The use of “virtual LEGO” to help build a Wearside hospital has been celebrated with a national award.

BIM is key to integrated construction, facility managers say

Eight-five percent of facility managers in the U.K. want to be more integrated in the construction process.