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4 Myths about BIM

One of the challenges for BIM adoption is the fact that is surrounded by myths that makes teams hesitant to adopt BIM. BIM is still seen as a 3D modeling tool, people still believe that ...

Why BIM is defying its AEC stereotype

BIM is more commonly associated with the Architecture, Engineering and Construction space, stereotype or fact. Maybe this is because Douglas C. Engelbart first analysed BIM as an architectural concept in the 60’s, or maybe we ...

BIM & FM - Past, Present & Future

In a candid and enlightening trip down memory lane, Ivor McCauley (Facilities Manager, Glasgow Life) reminds us of the distance travelled in terms of BIM adoption and how this has been used to bolster real ...

BIM Journal Issue 3 - BIM in Infrastructure

A telling snapshot of BIM adoption in the Infrastructure sectors. Take a look...

Maintaining the Sanctity of the Museum Architecture While Designing

Architects should take a decision now and reemphasize on developing BIM-ready models that invariably act as thinking machines.

BIM and Scotland's public sector: When, why and how?

As Scotland’s construction sector continues to move towards becoming digitised, the management of digital data and information within the public estate is seen as a crucial mechanism.

What Owners Need To Know To Deliver Results

After years of questions about whether Building Information Modeling (BIM) significantly improves a project’s ROI, the debate is over.

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 ...

Dear Architect..... Please don't adopt BIM

A letter to an Architect from their competition.

BIM: The Tipping Point is Today

When the aims of the Government’s Construction Strategy were first announced the targets seemed comfortably distant. By 2016, there must be adoption of BIM principles across all areas of publicly funded construction.