Is NBS the Google of BIM?

Is NBS becoming the Google of BIM? John Eynon FCIOB welcomes new three new BIM initiatives from NBS, but warns we need the stimulus of competition. “Well we’ve reached Level 3!” So said guest speaker David Philp, Head of UK BIM at the launch of the NBS BIM Object Standard earlier this week. Less excitingly, […]

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Back to the future…..with BIM!

I’m just reflecting on another South East BIM Hub meeting this afternoon. Mervyn Richards, gave us the final one in his series with us, where we’ve explored the world of BIM, and the UK Taskgroup documents such as PAS1192/2 and the big daddy of them all BS1192/2007. Today, we trotted through the various roles in […]

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And the winner is…

…the UK construction industry! Check out this out… Making “Building Information Modelling” happen – ….The BIM Task Force and Technology Strategy Board collaborating to deliver Classification and the Digital Plan of Works , “A digital tool for building information modelling SBRI competition for contracts February 2014” You can see further details here and download the flier…. As […]

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Silos, tribes, ants and bees…

At various meetings, the thorny subject of education and training of construction professionals often comes up. There is always recognition we need change. The issue is that it will take a long time for the institutions to respond at the speed we need. At this rate China will just come over here and do it […]

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BIM – What’s the risk?

I almost said what’s the fuss? Attended a great meeting at G4C Berkshire this week at the offices of Boyes Turner LLP in Reading. Myself , Ewan Maclean and Fred Mils of The B1M fame were speaking, presenting different perspectives on the risk of BIM. Whilst we had quite a detailed review of what can […]

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