Tag Archives: Standards

BS, PAS, etc.

#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

THE INDUSTRY’S BIM READINESS IN 10 VIDEO INTERVIEWS

Is the industry ready for the government’s BIM mandate in April 2016? That was the main theme of the round table event held recently to launch the BIM+ website, attended by a cross-section of well-placed commentators and kindly hosted by law firm Olswang.
Participants included David Philp FCIOB, head of BIM implementation at the government’s BIM Task Group; Peter Trebilcock, BIM director at Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK; and Simon Rawlinson, head of research and innovation at EC Harris…. read full article

3D VIEWS: COLLABORATION PLATFORMS ARE BIM PRECURSORS NOW FRONT RUNNERS?

When it comes to “BIM tools” most people would think of Autodesk and Bentley ahead of Conject and Asite. So BIM+ has sought 3D views on the BIM strategies of the industry’s cloud-based collaboration platforms.
John Adams is 4BIM product manager at 4Projects by Viewpoint
David Glennon is a director at engineering consultancy URS, responsible for BIM strategy and delivery in the Europe, Middle East and India region
Paul Wilkinson is a communications consultant, blogger and collaboration platform expert… read full article

COMMENT: MARTYN KENNY IN BIM WORLD, WE NEED STANDARDISATION

A key challenge faced by manufacturers, however, is the current lack of a common language when sharing information and the absence of an agreed understanding of the information required at the various stages of a project. This is further complicated by the different terminologies used across the industry and the range of information requested from multiple construction disciplines… read full article