BIMobject Content Style Guide

High-quality content makes all the difference. Regardless of one’s profession in the AEC industry, no matter the stage of the BIM process, having all the data in consistent presentation is key to a smooth workflow. ...

BIM Maturity Level

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a very broad term that describes the process of creating digital information about a building or other facility such as a bridge, highway, tunnel and so on.

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 ...


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 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

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

BIMForum LOD Specification 2015 Draft now Available for Public Comment

PAS 1192-5 – Overview

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