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


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

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