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BIM Objects - in the Asset Lifecycle

If BIM is virtual construction then BIM objects are virtual products and virtual building materials you bring to the construction site.

What is BIM, and How is it Implemented in Contracts?

Building information modelling (BIM), otherwise known as virtual design or digital engineering, has become one of the most complex and controversial topics in the Australian construction market in recent years.

CNC and 3D Printing Software Terms

With the rapid expansion of hobbyist-class digital fabrication equipment and the always-plummeting price points, new enthusiasts step into a world of acronyms, software packages, and terms to master. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you ...

Open Industry Standards and BIM

BIM is not only about 3D modeling - collaboration is just as important.

COBie. A Truly Simple Explanation

With the ongoing implementation of the UK Government BIM strategy and the slow but inevitable approach of the date 1st of January 2016, one question can be heard more and more often – “What is ...


BIM Levels Explained

The concept of ‘BIM levels’ (and ‘BIM level 2 compliance’) has become the ‘accepted’ definition of what criteria are required to be deemed BIM-compliant, by seeing the adoption process as the next steps in a ...

BIM : Employer's Information Request

BIM : Employer's Information Request

A set of Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) is a key document for those working to the level-2 BIM process. It is intended to be part of the wider tender document set for the procurement of ...

To Walk the walk you MUST Talk the talk

Essential BIM Terms: in common usage in discussion about BIM.