BIM architecture: The vision thing

Despite being ostensibly termed a “design tool”, BIM is never normally associated with what a building looks like. BIM’s capabilities are usually aligned to more procedural quantities such as team co-ordination, facilities management, three-dimensional visualisation and data control, with architectural characteristics rarely considered to be directly determined by BIM. However, as BIM’s impact across architecture and construction grows, might this increasingly be the case? read full article

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Government Soft Landings North 2014 Conference, 4th December 2014, Leeds

Government Soft Landings (GSL) looks at the alignment of design, construction and repurposing of Government’s property and infrastructure assets with those that use and operate them. The GSL policy was formulated as an objective from the Government Construction Strategy 2011 and was approved in September 2012 by the Government Construction Board… read article and register

#Architects, #BIM services and the @RIBA

In this article I wanted to discuss Building Information Modelling (BIM) and the role that Architects play in this new process. I argue that Architects are a key member of a team who can reinvigorate their project leadership role as a client advisor, lead designer of the design team, model manager and post completion Asset Information Model gatekeeper. Also I go on to urge… read full article