Tag Archives: Processes

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

The question is not WHY should one ban the use of paper on construction sites but WHY NOT?

The starting premise is similar to all ‘BIM stories’, it builds on the theory that the AEC industry is notoriously bad at modernising its processes and its archaic information management causes losses to many, if not all participants.
The proposed solution to the problem is however fundamentally different to most globally accepted ‘mainstream’ BIM approaches.
Rather than turning to smart tools, software packages, programmes and systems, the onus of the strategy is put on the non-BIM construction practitioners to raise their performance. And the strategy suggests, they will do so when they are put in a paperless environment for a long enough timeframe… read full article

CIOB competition set to attract Minecraft users

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