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Can digital construction save you money on your building projects?

Integro Construction Software were delighted to hear of the Government’s focus on construction within their Industrial Strategy – Construction Sector Deal in July. Construction underpins our economy and society and touches every corner of the ...

4 ways to reduce construction costs through using BIM

Before we get onto discussing how BIM can help you reduce construction costs we should first discuss what BIM is. We’re guessing you probably already know what BIM is, but if not here are a ...

Presenting your 3D model: the importance of materiality in the perception of space

Elements such as light, texture, geometry, and materiality have a powerful effect on the way individuals perceive a space. They are useful to visualize ideas and to further explore the properties that make up that ...

What can BIM do for you?

The concept of BIM or Building Information Modelling is quite simple, it is the process for creating and managing information for a construction project lifecycle.

elec calc™ BIM: Maturity Model and BIM Levels

BIM is becoming a global language for the infrastructure and construction sector, enabling greater collaboration and movement of capabilities across borders.

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 ...

BIM and the Quantity Surveyor

There is clear evidence that both design professionals and clients usually do not engage with the quantity surveyor as part of the building information modeling (BIM) process, instead preferring to leave the QS to prepare ...

Project Development Stages.<br>Courtesy of Leica Geosystems

Create Value for Owners by Embracing Change

While the term interoperability is commonly used to describe the ability of software applications to exchange data, it is much more, it is the ability to manage and communicate electronic product and project data between ...

Is the 3D Geometry, restricting BIM?

How many BIM (Building Information Modelling) experts have you heard say: “BIM Authoring application (insert name) is a great data management tool”. I don’t believe you will hear it at the moment!

Creating the Perfect BIM—Can You Afford the Time and Money?

So, can you? Or do you need to answer the question from my last post first: “Should estimators be making 3D models?” I’m not sure which question comes first, but both questions need to be ...