Joey Gardiner has written an article in Building, discussing the recent postings related to Tony Bingham’s article. You can see it here: http://www.building.co.uk/communities/construction/bim/barriers-to-bim/5064486.article#commentsubmitted My response is below: We need to keep talking about BIM…. Well the debate continues……great, bring it on! Firstly I’m just wondering where this scaremongering and scepticism is really coming from? Certainly early […]Read more "We need to keep talking about BIM!"
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 […]Read more "BIM – What’s the risk?"
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!”"
I attended the RICS BIM conference in London this week, and there were some excellent presentations, which were getting beyond the usual fare we’ve had for the last year. We’re beginning to see HOW BIM is actually applied rather than just talking about it. Dirk Krolikowski of Rogers Stirk Habour presented about Digital Protyping and […]Read more "Awesome BIM"
“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."
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!"
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!"