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No Holding Back: Infrastructure Engineers Push for BIM Standards

Much of the productivity-boosting potential of BIM for transforming the AEC industries has been inspired by the use of digital mockups in the manufacturing and aerospace industries. Lately, engineering and construction companies have been inspired ...

BIM GUIDELINES AROUND THE WORLD

Today there are numerous BIM guidelines, protocols and file formats to support the use BIM data on projects. For example IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) was developed by buildingSMART International as a neutral, non-proprietary data format ...

Topcon GB & Ireland’s training receives ICES approval

Topcon GB & Ireland’s training and development schemes have been approved by the Institute of Civil Engineers and Surveyors’ (ICES) Approved Development Scheme (ADS), certifying them as above industry standard.


BIM STANDARDS

BIM LEVEL 2

BIM Level 2 is distinguished by collaborative working, all parties use their own 3D models, but not necessarily working on a single, shared model. The collaboration comes in the form of how the information is ...

COBie is not what you think it is

When BIM is talked about mention of COBie is never far away. What I don't understand is why COBie has reached such a privileged position.

AM11 Building Performance Modelling 2015

AM11 Building Performance Modelling 2015

Written by experts in a variety of building design and modelling software, the new AM11 takes into consideration many of the real issues of simulating buildings and their systems whilst still focusing on compliance. BPM ...

Draft 2015 LOD spec available for comment

Draft 2015 LOD Spec Available for Comment

BIMForum LOD Specification 2015 Draft now Available for Public Comment

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PAS 1192-5 – Overview

PAS 1192-5:2015, Specification for security-minded building information modelling, digital built environments and smart asset management.

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BSI Current and Upcoming BIM Standards

Anthony Burd, Head of Market Development and Stephanie Kosandiak, Lead Programme Manager for Construction at BSI, outline the role of BSI developing standards to support the use of BIM.

First infrastructure standard based on a common BIM/geospatial model released

There are several initiatives underway to develop multi-disciplinary interoperability standards for the convergence of BIM, 3D and geospatial.