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The Architects Client - BIM and the Construction Industry

We present BIM as a visual tool able to allow greater design understanding and then appear to be frustrated when a client demands change as a result of that better understanding.

The Implementation of BIM in Spain: Past, Present and Future

2018 is the year that marks two key dates for BIM implementation in Spain and symbolizes a shift in perception and a start to many changes to the BIM stage in Spain for the foreseeable ...

What is BIM for you?

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BIM for Design vs BIM for Operations.

For a unique perspective at the interface of ‘BIM for designer’ vs ‘BIM for operator’ here is Derek Lawrence (Associate Director, Arup) with some pertinent points and wise words.

Does Closed BIM Improve Design Workflow?

Closed BIM is a process where the same software of a BIM application is utilised by all project stakeholders. It reduces interoperability issues and ultimately improves design workflow.

Building Information Modeling for Owners

BIM is now in widespread use worldwide, with multiple applications and documented projects.

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.

CAD Vs BIM: Advantages and Disadvantages

CAD is a drawing based approach to design whereas BIM is a model based approach. CAD services are extremely popular with the architects as well as designers. BIM has changed the basic approach to the ...

BIM: being lost or becoming lost

When Oceanic Flight 815 from Sydney to Los Angeles crashed on a mysterious tropical island in the South Pacific, none of the survivors were aware that they were actually LOST in their own lives.

BIM on the Weekdays - Where is My Benefit?

BIM is without a doubt the buzzword that keeps every stakeholder of the construction industry on their toes. But when do we hear about the small and medium sized projects? Where are the BIM benefits ...