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Design review do we make the time?

The other day I attended a great Building Information Management conference, and one of the things that were brought up was document review, in other words being able to contemplate was the design proposes and does it answer all the questions that are being asked? As the speaker described 15 years or so “consultants” used […]

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Want can Building Information Management do for me?

I think is a very interesting topic, as BIMA digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility. As such it serves as a shared knowledge resource for information about a facility forming a reliable basis for decisions during its life cycle from inception onward. has been around for quite a while, in one […]

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What bit of Building Information Modelling Works?

Firstly, I think that 3d model works in regards to clarification of information, it gives the client, contractor, fitter a better understanding of the way the components are assembled. Being able to slice through a .DWF file online can be very helpful, in regards to a sectional view of a particular area of the construction […]

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Why 3d models work in the build environment

Have came across a concern that was raised on site the other day, Which maybe could have detected before the plumber started his pipe work, but only if the detail of the model includes elements / families such as the WC, mounting brackets, soil stack, bore holes setting out and full mechanical and electrical detail design had […]

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Want makes a good technical coordinator/

Here are some of the qualities that come to mind The person must understand the design process; what elements are required at a given time. Scope of the project, this requires in depth knowledge of the build elements. Managing the information required in the build environment. Understanding the build programme and how & when the […]

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.txt interoperability the building information management

Thinking about BIMA digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility. As such it serves as a shared knowledge resource for information about a facility forming a reliable basis for decisions during its life cycle from inception onward. and its future, I wonder if we have already been using a primitive type of […]

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Next Steps for BIM in the procurement process

Where is building information management going in regards to the build environment? As I see it at this point in time architects and designers are still producing line drawings and schedules in Revit or other 3d modellers, issuing the drawings in a electronic formats such as pdf or similar to the main contractor. Then the […]

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Design and Decision Tools for Construction 27th of June, 2013

Event Details A number of Design and Decision tools have been developed over the last three years with support from the Technology Strategy Board. They include tools for life cycle analysis, operational carbon reporting, embodied carbon reporting, easy early carbon calculations.  Ten tools will be showcased at this event, which will Help you grapple with challenges […]

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South West BIM Hub Conference July 11th, 2013

Join us for a day of presentations, guest speakers, workshop sessions and discussion groups about the Building Information Modelling (BIMA digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility. As such it serves as a shared knowledge resource for information about a facility forming a reliable basis for decisions during its life cycle from […]

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First tomato of the season BIM beginnings part 1

Yesterday I saw my first small tomato in the garden, and my 4 year old said ” it was huge” this makes me think of the some of the projects and businesses I have been involved in the last say, 15 years or so that I have tried to streamline the design or construction processes. […]

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