For many years now contractors, consultancies and client bodies have been discovering BIM, testing it, revolutionising it and developing best practice. These early adopters have done a fantastic service to the industry by directly addressing… read full article
The University of the West of England is to launch a new postgraduate MSc in Building Information Modelling in conjunction with its industry partners – architect Stride Treglown and contractor BAM Construct.
UWE will offer a postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma and full master’s degree courses in BIM in Design, Construction and Operations, with students able to complete the course in one year full-time, or two to three years part-time… read full article
If you – or your children – are part of the generation that’s swapping lego for Minecraft, you might be interested in a new CIOB competition. To celebrate International Construction Management Day on 10 March, the CIOB is inviting anyone with an interest in design and construction to find an interesting and imaginative way to spell out the letters CIOB in Lego, illustration, videos or photographs, or even 3D models built in Minecraft… read full article
From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are serious about building information modeling… read full article
BIM Case Study: How SkyBIM measures, costs and tracks Silicone Sealant in a 100-Bed Hospital… read full atricle
The Technology Strategy Board competition for “A digital tool for building information modelling” opened on 10 February 2014. The deadline for registration is at noon on 12 March 2014 and the deadline for applications is at noon on 19 March 2014… read full article
Just two thirds of respondents believe the industry is capable of achieving the government’s target of Level 2 BIM on all centrally-procured contracts by 2016, a report by law firm Pinsent Masons has revealed.
The survey into the use of BIM canvassed experts from 70 organisations across the infrastructure industry and found that 63.9% thought the 2016 target was unachievable… read full article
The development of London’s new high-frequency underground railway line embodies the many benefits that BIM can bring to the process of design, engineering and construction… read full article
This brings together draft guidance on new models of construction procurement, based on best practice in public sector construction… red full article
BIM: PEOPLE MATTERS 11 QUESTIONS WITH DENIS WALKER | Making BIM Happen- Workshops 1, 2 & 3 Overview | FM: BIM could help to optimise the efficiency of soft services delivery | Government launches draft guidance on “new models of construction procurement”…
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