As I wend my way through this troubled life I meet and talk with many people. Whether that’s through my day job as a Design Manager most of the time or when i’m delivering training about BIM or perhaps lecturing or speaking at a conference or meeting. Whilst there is undoubtedly now a real ground […]Read more "Never underestimate the stupidity of apathy"
You might know “1066 and all that : A memorable history of England,” by Yeatman and Sellar. They introduce the concepts of GOOD and BAD things. I’d like to introduce you to 3 GOOD things. No brainers. Support one, support them all, but do something about it today! GOOD THING #1 Class of Your Own, […]Read more "Good things…can’t even give them away these days……..!"
“Heriot Watt University fully supports the DEC initiative and are delighted to participate. Our staff and students involved have been blown away by the responses from pupils. Working with the young talented pupils at Drummond High School has been inspirational for all involved. Developing their knowledge of the various roles undertaken in the built environment is […]Read more "Heriot Watt report shows clear evidence of the benefit of Design Engineer Construct!"
While industry continues to grapple with implementing BIM Level 2, some lead, others are thinking about following. Others don’t care but I have a feeling they soon will! There will come a time, perhaps within a decade, and for some much sooner, when Level 2 will be far behind us. We won’t even talk about […]Read more "Brave New World – BIM As Usual…"
Unless I live to over 120 I am now well over halfway through my life. The reality of our mortality is never very far way, and sometimes life events or those of our friends can bring this into sharp focus, sometimes very very sharp – and painful to behold. Humankind never ceases to surprise. Perhaps […]Read more "Maybe it’s just me…of burning boats and bridges…"
You may or may not be aware that our beloved UK suite of BIM standards, the 1192 series are gradually migrating to the ISO 19650, firstly parts 1 and 2 later this year. They have served us well, but time to move on to a bigger stage and the next phase of the journey. The […]Read more "Going…going…gone!"
This Media notice by BSI was issued earlier this week about the transition from the 1192 suite to ISO 19650….. 7 June 2018 BIM standards update from BSI Transition from PAS 1192 series of standards to international standards Later this year will see the first two international standards published for Building Information Modelling (BIM) BS EN […]Read more "Just in case you missed it….ISO 19650"