Aecom has appointed David Philp FCIOB FRICS as its new director of BIM for Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and India, a role that is understood to include responsibility for integrating legacy systems from new acquisition URS… read full article
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Cyber City 3D
CyberCity 3D GIS models feature an impressive number of building measurements to propel your project to new heights. These surface, roof, and façade attributes produce far more accurate, cost-effective, time-saving results… visit their website
Innovate UK: £6M Innovation Funding
Innovate UK is offering up to £6M of Innovation funding to meet the challenges of the Built Environment… read full article
LANDSCAPE INSTITUTE’S ‘BIM FOR LANDSCAPE’ HANDBOOK DUE EARLY 2016
The Landscape Institute has appointed a university BIM researcher currently on loan to landscape practice Colour Urban Design to write a new book on BIM for its members.
BIM for Landscape is aimed at landscape practitioners, project leaders and decision-makers working with landscape, and will be published early in 2016 by Taylor & Francis… read full article
BIM: IS THE INDUSTRY READY?
To launch the BIM+ site, Construction Manager gathered a panel of industry experts to debate the question of the moment.
BIM: is the industry ready? Judging by the responses around the table at the debate that CM put together to launch the BIM+ channel on its website, the answer is a variation on “Yes, but… read full article
In the future we might print not only buildings, but entire urban sections (may 2013)
Forward-thinking designers are using 3D printing to blow architecture wide open, as Dezeen’s editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs reports in this extract from Print Shift, our one-off publication dedicated to the developing technology… read full article
PRE Programme: Building Information Modelling brings new life to the construction sector
For years, Finland has been at the forefront of Building Information Modelling (BIM). The Built Environment Process Re-engineering (PRE) programme, which is part of the RYM Strategic Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation of the Built Environment in Finland, sought ever wider application ranges for modelling. It also discovered solutions to quality and productivity problems in the construction sector… read full article
What’s Next for Autodesk is What’s Next for Architects
For those tasks that we think of as being indisputably architectural—drawing details, creating massing studies, producing renders—the majority of architects practicing in the United States are almost entirely dependent on software developed by Autodesk. As a result, the company’s future plans will greatly impact how many U.S. firms practice… read full article
Institution supports free-to-use digital BIM tool
Project is a key enabler of the move to deliver Level 2 BIM on central Government procurement from April 2016.
The Institution of Structural Engineers and six other professional bodies covering design, construction, operation and management in the built environment are supporting NBS, part of RIBA Enterprises, in its development of a free-to-use digital BIM tool for the BIM Task Group. BIFM, CIBSE, CIOB, ICE, RIBA, RICS and the Institution are all providing cross-industry support and technical advice to the project, which is a key enabler of the move to deliver Level 2 BIM on central government procurement from April 2016… read full article