Opinion

Open BIMX

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.

openBIM and Environmental Sustainability

There are other areas in which openBIM can be adapted to be beneficial, and one of the ways that these effects can be projected is in the reduction of a building’s environmental impact. BIM Journal ...

Safety in Construction: What can openBIM Bring? pt 1

Health and safety has evolved greatly over the last few years. Implementation of BIM and more precisely the transparency and collaborative qualities of openBIM really can assist practitioners in operating a safer environment for the ...

openBIM: “Best of Breed” Solutions pt 2

As a whole, we see a strong level of positive backing for increased competition for software vendors, but this comes with mixed reasoning to support the arguments. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 05 pt 2

openBIM: “Best of Breed” Solutions pt 1

openBIM itself constitutes a removal of boundaries for smaller software vendors to confidently make their products available on the world stage. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 05 pt 1

openBIM and Improving Data Accuracy

Despite the benefits that can be created by adopting openBIM standards the real driver and underlying key of the whole thing is the accuracy of the data itself. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 04

Improving the Construction Process with openBIM pt 1

Within the "constraints" of openBIM there is the momentum of advancement of the construction process by improving the transparency and monitoring of all stages of the process itself through more effective data management and communication. ...

openBIM and buildingSMART International pt 2

openBIM as a collection of standards and an industrial ideal establishes the foundations for collaborative design and operation. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 02 pt 2. Core Principles and Rooms

openBIM and buildingSMART International pt 1

The main standards from buildingSMART International, who provide the leading neutral forum for consensus that supports the creation, adoption and use of openBIM standards worldwide. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 02 pt 1

Introducing Open & Closed BIM

This article begins our “deep dive” into the realm of openBIM through the opinions of key industry players and what it means from one practitioner to the next. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 01