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Six trends that will define the future of design for contractors

Technology is poised to fundamentally rewrite how we undertake design – of everything from physical structures, like buildings and bridges, to business artefacts like commercial strategies and business models. The implications for contractors will be ...

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.

Who Manages The Building Data?

There would seem to be a very good case for bringing all the facility data into a unified database architecture and putting into practice standard methodologies and processes to manage the data.


CloudCities Update Focuses on BIM—New IFC Support and Password Protected Scenes

AEC industry cloud-based software upstart, CloudCities, advances its offering with new IFC BIM model integration features, private scenes and attribute editor.

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.

BIFM CALLS FOR MEMBERS’ VIEWS ON BIM SPEC

BIFM is calling on FM professionals to take part in a consultation process on the development of a publicly available specification (PAS) on building information modelling (BIM).

National Institute of Building Sciences releases BIM guide for building owners

The National Institute of Building Sciences has published a comprehensive BIM guide for building owners to capture greater value from BIM technology.

BIMIreland.ie – 2016 – A Year in Review

2016 was an eventful year for BIM in Ireland, and BIMIreland.ie provided coverage of national and regional CitA events, along with BIM news and interviews.

Consultancy Contract for German BIM Road Map Awarded to HOCHTIEF ViCon

Germany - Building Information Modelling to be implemented within federal transport infrastructure by 2020

Dassault Systèmes Launches the “Design for Fabrication” Industry Solution Experience for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

World leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the launch of the “Design for Fabrication” industry solution