Architects need to harness information from existing projects to win more work
Institute reveals BIM Manager Certification scheme
All the talk at Smartgeometry 2013 was about how software can enhance human decision-making
Forget about the gadgets and flashy software reviews, architects need to get their heads around the raft of new bim guidance
Aimed at SMEs
Enthusiastic bim adopters blazing a trail for UK architects
Chief construction adviser pledges to show low-carbon can be affordable
Modern curtain walling comes in a range far greater than its 19th century equivalent, which is why many factors must be considered when choosing, designing and installing it. This CPD module is sponsored by Bowater
Building information modelling is now starting to make dramatic changes to the process of construction. In response, the role of manufacturers is evolving to ensure continuity throughout the life of the design. This CPD module is sponsored by Kalzip
This excerpt from BD’s Bim White Paper examines the murky world of bim law
A text-based model means data can be exchanged and retained for a building’s lifetime
Why were no small or medium-sized practices consulted for the RIBA’s bim overlay for the Plan of Work? (News May 18)
Bim overlay added to architects’ management document
GXN’s new project uses bim to test the boundaries of green technology
We have seen a number of bim software providers but we’re worried we don’t know enough about bim to make the right decision. What do you advise?
Ray Crotty’s new book sets out the reasons why bim will change the world
The rail link is set to be the first UK infrastructure project to realise the bim lifecycle concept
BE Inspired show reveals tools are getting faster
Zaha Hadid, Ben van Berkel and Moshe Safdie among big names playing a part in architect’s technology offshoot
Selecting the right bim package is key to getting the most out of 3D-modelling software
Chief construction adviser Paul Morrell addresses concerns of smaller practices
Operations director will lead new school
The cost of design and construction is high in the UK.
The problem isn’t just that people are not ready for bim, but that bim tools aren’t ready for any kind of maturity yet (News April 1).
Architects are in a race with contractors to harness the enormous potential of building information modelling (bim).
For offices using Apple machines, getting up to speed with bim will need careful thought… and maybe some hardware upgrades
RICS survey finds lack of interest from clients is biggest barrier to adoption
Small practices should capitalise on green investment says training body
New survey shows uptake on the rise
The bim community on twitter is one of the most tangible and active groups relevant to architects in the UK.
Chief construction adviser said UK needs to “keep up with China”
The company unveiled its latest software innovations at its annual event
Polycarbonate panels offer the advantages of thermal performance, strength and aesthetic appeal, making them suitable for use in glazing, cladding and roofing. This CPD module is sponsored by Rodeca
As bim revolutionises the way we work, a new process map is required
I would like to clarify a few points raised by architects and readers of BD regarding the RIBA’s new Bim Overlay to the Plan of Work (Letters May 25).
Let our White Paper come to the rescue
The RIBA has published its bim overlay for the Plan of Work.
Architects collaborated using bim
Whether you make the leap before or after the end of March could make a difference
We’ve read some horror stories about architects’ liability regarding bim. Is this just scaremongering or will bim make architects more vulnerable to being sued?
But confusion over definition of bim still widespread
2012 will see the growth of cloud computing and a tipping point for bim
Collaboration with Autodesk and Dassault Systems
Group looks to reduce waste and delays on jobs
What happens in the bim process if the project is shelved or taken over?
Bim technology could herald the return of architects to the role of master builder, the government’s chief construction adviser has said
Bim is trumpeted as the one-stop future of construction, but the reality is not as simple as it seems
It is interesting, the idea that there are those who get bim and those who do not (“Morrell: adopt bim or face Betamax future” News May 20).
Automatic, co-ordinated drawing creation is only one of many benefits that bim tools can bring technology-savvy practices