Tag Archives: Survey


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



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

Majority of firms are ‘using’ BIM, says NBS

Results of the latest National BIM Survey, released this week by NBS, suggest the industry is at a tipping point with BIM moving from niche practice to a process adopted – at least for some projects – by the majority, says NBS head of research Adrian Malleson.
The headline finding from the survey of more than 1,000 respondents, half of them architects or architectural technologists, was that… read full article

Survey: 2013 RIBA Plan of Work taken up by 13%

The 2013 version of the RIBA Plan of Work is slowly gaining ground within the industry, according to research by construction information supplier NBS.
The 2013 Specification Survey survey quizzed a range of industry professionals, most of them product specifiers, and found that just 13% of respondents were using RIBA Plan of Work 2013 as their only tool for organising project work, whereas 42% said they used only the 2007 version. However, a further 40% of respondents said that they used both versions in tandem…. read full article