Glossary

LOD

It is not LOD, It is LO"daic"

Level of Development as a concept is the sum of different aspects that define the information and geometry of each element not only the level of detailing.

What is the CIC BIM protocol

This is a supplementary legal agreement that is incorporated into professional services appointments and construction contracts by means of a simple amendment.

SpecifiedBy vs Product Directories vs BIM Libraries

It seems like there is a growing number of platforms that manufacturers are being asked to consider for promoting products to specifiers. These include the traditional product directory and a growing number of BIM libraries.

The 20 key BIM terms you need to know

With the sheer volume of new technical terms and keywords being used in connection with BIM, the average construction industry worker could beforgiven for being confused by the jargon. With that in mind, the following ...

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 ...

An Updated Building Information Modeling (BIM) Maturity Model From Computer–Aided Design to Building Lifecycle Management

What Is BIM Level 3?

What Is BIM Level 3?

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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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