Tag Archives: RIBA

INTERVIEW: PHIL HOLDEN KEEP IT SIMPLE, SAYS RIBA GROUP CHAIR

Phil Holden is chair of the RIBA’s Construction Leadership Group

What are the aims of the RIBA’s construction liason group?
It is going to require a real collaborative effort from both design and construction to achieve the government’s Construction 2025 Strategy targets to improve delivery speed of projects by 50%, cut built environment greenhouse gas emissions by 50% and cut overall project costs by a third…
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COMMENT: JOHN EYNON – IS NBS BECOMING THE GOOGLE OF BIM?

The 44-page standard itself is comprehensive and well worth a read, the level of detail and clarity is exemplary. The main section outlines how a BIM object should be structured, covering its general, information, geometry, functional and metadata requirements.
And if you were waiting for the “but”, it’s coming now… read full article

£1m Innovate UK contract to help digitise Government construction projects

Innovate UK has awarded a £1m contract to RIBA Enterprises to develop a prototype digital tool that is set to transform the procurement of buildings and infrastructure at home and abroad.
Free to use, the tool will exploit the standards being made publicly available for Building Information Modelling (BIM). Regarded as a ‘game-changer’, BIM involves the sharing of three-dimensional data and associated asset information by all responsible for the design, construction and operation of buildings and infrastructure… read full article

2 x BIM Conference in September, London

1. BSI’s BIM Conference
This engaging and interactive event will provide you with a unique opportunity to hear from industry experts about the increasingly important role of BIM in all areas of the construction and civil engineering industry. Learn how standards could help your organization in the adoption of BIM… click here to register

2. BIM through the Plan of Work
With the 2016 deadline for the adoption of Level 2 BIM for public projects rapidly approaching, this conference will aim to simplify the way BIM can be used, showing how it can be incorporated into every stage of the design and build process. It will guide you through the RIBA Plan of Work, detailing how to implement and execute a BIM strategy, from the beginning of a project through to its completion… click here to register

REAL-TIME DIGITAL VERSIONS OF OUR CITIES WILL TRANSFORM HOW UK BUILDS

Imagine a world where anyone with a connected device was able to access real-time online digital 3D versions of their own towns and cities up and down the UK. No, its not the next Sim City game – though it may be just as stimulating for architects, planners and just about anyone who is interested in how their neighbourhood is planned, developed and managed… read full article