Many years ago a friend bought me a book by Paolo Coelho, “The Alchemist”. It’s one of those books I return to every so often. A touchstone. It’s an allegory about a boy who follows his dream, to find his treasure, his Personal Legend. Maybe it’s not for everyone. But for me there’s always been […]Read more "Your Personal Legend – why do we dream?"
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…"