“Hub life” “Run! Run for your lives!! Only the entire future of the construction industry is at stake – so no pressure then!” Taking on the chair for the South East Hub in December seemed like a good idea at the time! It’s only now I’m realising the enormity of what we’re trying to do […]Read more "South East Regional BIM HUB – Hub life"
No – this isn’t another episode of the Big Bang Theory, although I am thinking of developing a new personality indicator based on the characters. Do you have obsessive tendencies like Sheldon, or perhaps you’re a bit needy and greedy like Leonard? But thats another tale…. We’re living in challenging times. Economically its very difficult. […]Read more "Can you do clever? – “The return of the Geek!”"
The BIM “Big Launch” – 28th February 2013 – Guidance and links Building Information Modelling (BIM) has become a hot topic in the industry. Whilst the technology and jargon can make BIM confusing, fundamentally it is about construction and information management in a digital environment that encompasses the whole built asset lifecycle. In 2011 the […]Read more "The BIG BIM Launch…"
“2013 BIM or BUST? – The new normal and a digital construction industry in the UK…Or – BIM as a focus and catalyst for industrial and societal evolution” (Note to the gentle reader – this is an expanded version of a previous post – J) Introduction BIM or Building Information Modelling has become a hot […]Read more "BIM Or BUST – Part II."
Greetings earthlings! And a happy, prosperous, peaceful and joyful New Year to all the gentle folk that read this and ..(everyone who knows me!) Anyway a few predictions for 2013 about “BIM in the UK” ( sounds like a song title, perhaps written and performed by David Philp and the Bimsters!) Watch out for… BIM […]Read more "2013 – BIM or BUST???"
So said Laura Handler, Director of VDC* (what’s that!!??) of Tocci at the Autodesk conference yesterday in London. I found Laura’s presentation and her approach at the seminar on BIM adoption jaw droppingly inspiring. Admittedly their BIM journey began several years ago in the States, so nothing new there. But get this. This a major […]Read more "Go BIM or go home!"
has left the station……… Attended a few meetings recently such as a SECBE conference for supply chain, the BSI B555 meeting and the latest CIC BIM forum. It was clear to me how much progress has been made even in just a few months, with the Ministry of Justice pilot projects starting, the BIM process […]Read more "The BIM train……"
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!"