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The BIM White Paper

28 March 2012

What next for architects and 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

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

Zaha Hadid Architects completes Seoul project

31 March 2014

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

Apple Store, 5th Avenue, New York

You can use bim on Macs — but it’s not always simple

3 December 2013

For offices using Apple machines, getting up to speed with bim will need careful thought… and maybe some hardware upgrades

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Lack of client demand holding back bim

10 May 2013

RICS survey finds lack of interest from clients is biggest barrier to adoption

Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifications and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

Architects told to invest in bim to win Green Deal work

9 April 2013

Small practices should capitalise on green investment says training body

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Almost half of architects using bim

5 March 2013

New survey shows uptake on the rise

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#BDTwitter100 2013: top 10 bim tweeters

25 February 2013

The bim community on twitter is one of the most tangible and active groups relevant to architects in the UK.

Peter Hansford

Britain must continue to lead on bim, urges government

17 January 2013

Chief construction adviser said UK needs to “keep up with China”

Kings Cross station by John McAslan

Bentley’s cloud could be a ray of sunshine for bim

7 December 2012

The company unveiled its latest software innovations at its annual event

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts.

CPD 18 2012: Polycarbonate window & wall systems

22 November 2012

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

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RIBA’s new bim overlay signals a tipping point for the industry

27 June 2012

As bim revolutionises the way we work, a new process map is required

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Bim overlay is for everyone

1 June 2012

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).

Bim tussle

Battling with bim?

28 May 2012 | Updated: 31 May 2012

Let our White Paper come to the rescue

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RIBA publishes bim overlay for Plan of Work

16 May 2012

The RIBA has published its bim overlay for the Plan of Work.

Allies and Morrison and Woods Bagot's 100 Bishopsgate - exterior view

Allies & Morrison and Woods Bagot unveil Bishopsgate tower

8 March 2012

Architects collaborated using bim

Mark Twum-Ampofo, Partner with chartered

How will investing in bim affect your tax bill?

24 February 2012

Whether you make the leap before or after the end of March could make a difference

Who owns the bim model?

Will bim make architects more vulnerable to being sued?

21 February 2012

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?

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Bim adoption more than doubles

8 February 2012

But confusion over definition of bim still widespread

New year forecast looks cloudy

New year forecast looks cloudy

4 January 2012

2012 will see the growth of cloud computing and a tipping point for bim

Dayne Myers, Gehry Technologies' chief executive

Gehry Technologies announces $10 million funding round

30 November 2011

Collaboration with Autodesk and Dassault Systems

 Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry forms IT alliance with Hadid, van Berkel and SOM

19 October 2011

Group looks to reduce waste and delays on jobs

Bim diagram

Bim raises issues of continuity

22 July 2011

What happens in the bim process if the project is shelved or taken over?

Paul Morrell

Bim can make architects master builders again, says Morrell

30 June 2011

Bim technology could herald the return of architects to the role of master builder, the government’s chief construction adviser has said

Bim diagram

How to avoid the problems with bim

6 June 2011

Bim is trumpeted as the one-stop future of construction, but the reality is not as simple as it seems

Bim loses value if not up to date

27 May 2011

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).

Richard Waterhouse, chief executive of RIBA Enterprises

BIM users believe it gives them a competitive advantage

22 April 2014

NBS survey finds use of technology is up 15%

Buildings under the microscope

How well do you know your buildings?

4 December 2013

Architects need to harness information from existing projects to win more work

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RICS launches first global BIM kitemark

18 October 2013

Institute reveals BIM Manager Certification scheme

Smartgeometry 2013

Computers can’t design without a designer

30 April 2013

All the talk at Smartgeometry 2013 was about how software can enhance human decision-making

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Getting to grips with the latest bim documentation

8 April 2013

Forget about the gadgets and flashy software reviews, architects need to get their heads around the raft of new bim guidance


NFB offers free bim training

26 February 2013

Aimed at SMEs

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Is this the year of bim?

29 January 2013

Enthusiastic bim adopters blazing a trail for UK architects

Peter Hansford

Use bim to reduce costs and carbon, says Hansford

16 January 2013

Chief construction adviser pledges to show low-carbon can be affordable

Bowater's System10

CPD 19 2012: Specifying aluminium curtain walling

28 November 2012

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

AWW Architects’ South Bristol Skills Academy.

CPD 17 2012: Bim and the challenge facing manufacturers

7 November 2012

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

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Sharing information can mean sharing legal bills

25 June 2012 | Updated: 27 June 2012

This excerpt from BD’s Bim White Paper examines the murky world of bim law

Bim’s shared language

Open source tool makes bim easier to use

30 May 2012

A text-based model means data can be exchanged and retained for a building’s lifetime

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RIBA bim overlay missed the point

25 May 2012

Why were no small or medium-sized practices consulted for the RIBA’s bim overlay for the Plan of Work? (News May 18)

Bim enables the design team to work together to model every detail of a building.

RIBA Plan of Work updated to include bim procedures

4 May 2012

Bim overlay added to architects’ management document

The Green Solution House in Denmark combines a hotel and conference centre

The hotel with its own ecosystem

29 February 2012

GXN’s new project uses bim to test the boundaries of green technology

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Which bim software provider should I choose?

23 February 2012

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?

The Impact of Building Information Modelling: Transforming Construction, by Ray Crotty

The Impact of Building Information Modelling: Transforming Construction

13 February 2012

Ray Crotty’s new book sets out the reasons why bim will change the world

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Crossrail is a bim pioneer

31 January 2012

The rail link is set to be the first UK infrastructure project to realise the bim lifecycle concept

Bentley’s visualisation guru and a couple of users in 3D glasses at the BE Inspired  conference in Amsterdam last month.

Bentley event shows software has its head in the clouds

2 December 2011

BE Inspired show reveals tools are getting faster

Lou Ruvo Brain Institute in Las Vegas

Gehry Technologies advisory board aims to put architects at heart of design

4 November 2011

Zaha Hadid, Ben van Berkel and Moshe Safdie among big names playing a part in architect’s technology offshoot

Confused man

BIM decisions

7 October 2011

Selecting the right bim package is key to getting the most out of 3D-modelling software


Small firms told "don't panic" over Bim

13 July 2011

Chief construction adviser Paul Morrell addresses concerns of smaller practices

Manchester library section

Ryder Architecture sets up Bim Academy

23 June 2011

Operations director will lead new school

Bim is here to stay

27 May 2011

The cost of design and construction is high in the UK.

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