Interoperability

BIM News

An Era of connection – BIM Software and Interoperability for the AEC Industry

The world is changing. Population growth, urbanization, and economic expansion are set to push demand for buildings and infrastructure to unprecedented levels. At the same time we are drowning in data, with more and more ...

Analysis

BIM Collaboration - Periodic Table of BIM

This is about developing better and more efficient ways of working. In order to benefit from the coordinated information that lies at the heart of BIM, you’ll need to consider the digital tools that will ...

BIM News

The 5 Pillars of PDTs

In an interview in PBC Today with Nick Tune, CEO of coBuilder UK, he details the 5 Product Data Templates issues that manufacturers must consider if they are to become a BIM partner…

In the construction industry we cannot afford to have things lost in translation...
Analysis

buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD)

There is much talk about BIM and what it is and isn’t, but before anything else, we must define what exactly we are talking about. In today's globalized world we normally use, at least several ...

Videos

Topography from Infraworks to Revit using Rhino & Excel

Topography from Infraworks to Revit using Rhino & Excel

Opinion

Using BIM to close the performance gap

Over the last 12 months we’ve seen an encouraging shift in the understanding of BIM in the UK. The true value of BIM is becoming clearer, in that the ultimate outcome is not 3D CAD ...

Grande Prairie Regional Health Centre by DIALOG was the winner of an inaugural CanBIM award.
BIM News

Canada BIM Council Announces Winners of Inaugural Awards Program

The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) held the first ever National CanBIM Awards on Sept. 30, recognizing excellence in Canada’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) community.

Reviews

Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations

Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction, and Operations contains the proceedings of the first in a planned series of conferences dealing with design coordination, construction, maintenance, operation and decommissioning.

Market Research

BIM promotes collaboration

Following a recent BIM Working Group held by Beale & Company, Andrew Croft and Natalie Ledger identify some of the legal issues arising from the use of BIM and explore some of the methods of ...

BIM News

Copenhagen-based Firm AG5 Wins with BIM Workflow

AG5, a small architecture practice based in Copenhagen, Denmark, specializes in simple, sustainable design.