Opinion

5DX

BIM and the Manufacturer, a CIBSE Overview.

In the first of his two guest articles in this issue, we are proud to invite Carl Collins (Digital Engineering Consultant to CIBSE) to give a timely overview of the Manufacturing landscape in a BIM ...

2D is Dead, Long Live 2D

3D, 4D, 5D, 6D. We have all heard a great deal about these in recent years, but what about 2D? "2D is dead" they proclaim and nobody is going to be using 2D any more... ...

Paul Wilkinson

Is BIM the Answer?

Too many people regard BIM as just 3D design, but BIM adds time (so-called 4D) and cost information (5D) to the equation. By incorporating cost information into information models, we start to improve visibility of ...

Selection of DCW Conference Speakers

Not Another BIM Event

Anyone who's heard of BIM will have read how the ‘Government’s BIM mandate has changed the industry’ more times than you can remember. Largely, it's safe to say, because it has – but what comes ...

Are you ready for BIM?

It is important to note that BIM is not just about buildings, but in its wildest context is being applied to facility, building, road, railway, and infrastructure projects.

Bay Area Project, integrating the model with cost database using Innovaya and Timberline estimating software

Reaching Target Project Costs with 5D BIM Estimating

Reaching project target costs is a whole lot easier with 5D model-based cost estimating. 5D model-based cost estimating links and maps model elements and associated construction quantities to develop a project cost plan.