“Today is BIM Mandate Day!” – so said some news releases on the 4th of April a few weeks ago. With great timing I was delivering a BIM Level 2 course for Digital Node and BSI in Birmingham the same day! Back in 2011, the then newly published Government Construction Strategy said this: “2.32 Government […]Read more "UK BIM Level 2 – What is the fuss all about? Does it really matter?"
Long long ago…….in a galaxy not so far away, years before Star Wars there was THX1138. A vision of an apocalyptic future where the public spend on a human life was 10,000 dollars…brought to you by a much younger George Lucas. Workers were bred, genetically selected and housed in compounds…breeding was controlled. It’s funny how […]Read more "THX1138 – the extinction protocol?"
It was my privilege to be with the guys at CITA in Dublin a few weeks ago. Didn’t write it up at the time so this is a bit of catch up. Check them out at http://www.cita.ie We talked about BIM in pre-construction, and there were several software vendors supporting the event, as well as […]Read more "CITA – leading by example…"
Introduction As a young architect in the 90’s, during the depths of the last recession, I worked for a year as a specialist specification writer in an architect’s practice. I was using NBS on a 486 PC with 3½ inch floppy discs! I soon learnt the difference between my E20 and Z10. I’ve always been […]Read more "Uniclass 2012 – classification is not just for geeks!"
A long long long time ago in a life that seems a million miles away now I worked as a Technical Manager at RIBA Information Services – I had a great time and learned a lot of stuff about data management, IT, the web and all kinds of things which have served me well in […]Read more "Uniclass is the new sexy…"