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The Quantifiable Benefits of Adhering to BIM Level 2 in Construction Projects

A recent report from PwC shows that governments can save £400m a year with the application of BIM Level 2 on construction projects. The report is first to highlight the quantifiable benefits associated with BIM. ...

Ten Steps to Soften any Landing

As it is critical to champion even better outcomes for our built assets by facilitating a Soft Landings approach, it is a pleasure to invite Deborah Rowland (Director Public Sector Affairs, Sodexo) to quickly offer ...

PAS 1192-3 and BIM Training for FM & Asset Managers

Many facility and asset management professionals are unaware of the scope and purpose of PAS 1192-3 and the subsequent range of expert training available. To shed light on this minefield, here is David Churcher (Director, ...

Welcome to the Digital Estate - David Philp

In a look at the trajectory of how our digitally enabled assets will transform over the coming months and years, not least in the field of Prop-Tech, here is David Philp (AECOM - Global BIM/MIC ...

Five Practical Lessons for Manufacturers when BIM Modelling

In this guest article, here is Gavin Summerson, Senior Certification Manager at BSI to offer advice and to tell us more. Over to Gavin...

From BIM 3D to 4D: Don’t be a self-proclaimed BIM user

It’s a general knowledge that while working with a general CAD system, the drafter is limited to a vector image.

How is BIM continually transforming construction?

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has hit the UK construction industry with full force since the government implemented the BIM Level 2 mandate as a minimum requirement within construction and design companies back in April 2016.

Paving the Way for BIM Implementation and Management

Embracing the big picture around BIM can help organisations to produce and work with an evolving, digital representation of a project’s physical, functional, cost and planning characteristics.

Construction firms need to be digitally smart to drive quality & alleviate industry pressures

In 2016 we saw the construction industry slip into recession for the first time in four years, with building material prices rising post the EU referendum.

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.