Working towards a joined-up approach to BIM | BIM+

A working group of the UK BIM Alliance set up to help make the process of sharing product data simpler and more standardised will publish its first report at Digital Construction Week later this month. We speak to the group’s chair Su Butcher to learn more about the process. Talk us through a bit of the … Continue reading Working towards a joined-up approach to BIM | BIM+

PwC BIM Benefits Methodology and Report — Centre for Digital Built Britain

To evaluate the actual impact BIM deployment has on asset planning, delivery and operation, PwC were commissioned to develop a BIM Benefits Measurement Methodology (BMM). The BMM sets out a measurement rational and model, whilst the Application Report tests deployment of the BMM on projects that have used BIM in their delivery. As well as … Continue reading PwC BIM Benefits Methodology and Report — Centre for Digital Built Britain

Innovate UK: £6M Innovation Funding | BIM Task Group

Innovate UK has published two new business-led competitions to tackle two key challenges affecting the Built Environment; Supply Chain Collaboration and Whole-Life Performance. The competitions will be open to business led consortia. SME’s can attract up to 70% funding and large business can attract up to 50% subject to conditions. Innovate UK: £6M Innovation Funding … Continue reading Innovate UK: £6M Innovation Funding | BIM Task Group

Construction Industry Council – CIC BIM2050 Group publishes Built Environment 2050 Report

CIC BIM2050 Group publishes Built Environment 2050 The BIM2050 group, which was formed by CIC in September 2012 and comprises 18 young construction professionals under the Chairmanship of David Philp, Head of BIM, HM Government UK BIM Task Group, has today published its much anticipated Built Environment 2050:  A Report on our Digital Future. The … Continue reading Construction Industry Council – CIC BIM2050 Group publishes Built Environment 2050 Report

What Skills does a 5DQS need? PART 1 (David Mitchell of Mitchell Brandtman at BIM Day Out) – YouTube

Partner and 5D Quantity Surveyor, David Mitchell, presented at the inaugural 2013 BIM Day Out event in Perth on the 18th July on “5D’s of Digital Design, Documentation and Delivery”. Here he talks about the skills that a 5D QS needs.Sign up to our Blog to be notified when the next parts of this presentation … Continue reading What Skills does a 5DQS need? PART 1 (David Mitchell of Mitchell Brandtman at BIM Day Out) – YouTube

CIRIA announces a series of BIM events

Adopting BIM principles can bring clear benefits to organisations such as improved performance, minimised waste, better integrated supply chains, clash detection. reduce cost of changes, clearer scheduling and swifter fabrication using data from the project model. via CIRIA | CIRIA announces a series of BIM events.

A free-to-use digital tool for BIM

Technology Strategy Board is running a £1.5m SBRI competition in partnership with the BIM Task Group (www.bimtaskgroup.org) and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). The UK is in a global race to develop an open standard and supporting tools for adopting Building Information Modelling (BIM). The UK’s BIM Strategy is a world-leading programme … Continue reading A free-to-use digital tool for BIM