Welcome to the home of Building Design's BIM Taskforce, where our panel of industry experts will keep you abreast of the latest developments and debates in BIM and answer your questions.

Qatar BIM user day in Doha

BD BIM Taskforce member wins $1m grant for research in Qatar

UK architects can steal a march on Middle East contracts using BIM, says Mohamad Kassem

Richard Waterhouse, chief executive of RIBA Enterprises

BIM users believe it gives them a competitive advantage

NBS survey finds use of technology is up 15%

Zaha Hadid Architects' Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul. Picture: Virgile Simon Bertrand

Zaha Hadid Architects completes Seoul project

$425m Dongdaemun Design Plaza is South Korea’s first public project designed with bim


Welcome to the world of BIM

23 April 2014

BD’s new BIM Taskforce will help architects navigate the complex landscape of technology, protocols and government requirements

BIM Academy's third consecutive international Build Live competition win came after designing a convention centre in Sydney with a team of 63 people in eight cities across three continents

It's about having more than one smart person in the room

22 April 2014

Britain - and Geordies in particular - are leading the way in BIM, says Sam Collard

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

Careful talk saves time and money

22 April 2014

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates on the importance of face-to-face communication for BIM

Johnathan Munkley of Niven Architects

Is the client always right?

22 April 2014

BIM allows architects to demonstrate the consequences of every choice, explains Johnathan Munkley

David Shepherd, HOK's London BIM manager

What's it all about, IFC?

22 April 2014

History teaches us that open file formats need to be handled with care, says David Shepherd

Mohamad Kassem of Teesside University

Connecting designers, fabricators, builders and owners - and beyond

22 April 2014

The potential of BIM is far greater than most of us realise, says Mohamad Kassem

Russell Curtis, director of RCKa

The choice was between flat-pack and Frank Gehry

23 April 2014

Russell Curtis on why he’s convinced the time is finally right for his practice to embrace BIM

David Miller Architects' Aldgate hotel

Why architects should engage with BIM before it’s too late

22 April 2014

Architects need to move fast to avoid being marginalised, warns David Miller