James Austin

James Austin is a senior architect and bim co-ordinator at Space Group

Contact info

Email:
james.austin@ubm.com
  • What one company in 1954 thought a computer would look like in 2004 (50 years)
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    Future proof

    2012-04-13T12:57:00

    How do you reconcile bim’s present with its future?

  • Liar liar
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    Pants on Fire

    2012-03-14T08:30:00

    The chances of being caught out on a lack of BIM knowledge have risen significantly

  • Say Cheese
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    Say Cheese...

    2011-11-22T10:36:00

    I was copied in on a report last week. It came from a ‘lessons learnt’ workshop that was held on a large project we have been working on for over 3 years

  • Autodesk University 2011
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    Back to school...

    2011-12-14T08:43:00

    A look back at the highlights from this year’s Autodesk University

  • Dear Santa
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    Dear Santa...

    2012-01-24T16:05:00

    My BIM wishlist for 2012

  • carry on
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    Stop! Carry on…

    2012-02-10T08:53:00

    I’m a self confessed twitter addict, but since the New Year, I must admit that I have been a little quiet (by my standards anyway).

  • The BIM dream team
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    I have a dream (team)…

    2011-08-09T10:21:00

    My tongue-in-cheek representation of my ‘dream team’ BIM implementation – bear with me…!

  • Batteries not included…
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    Batteries not included…

    2011-08-16T10:33:00

    Until last week, I had never heard of instructables.

  • Love it or Hate it...?
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    Love it or Hate it...?

    2011-08-23T15:19:00

    One of the first things that I say about BIM when I first introduce it to anyone is that it is all about people, and it doesn’t replace the need to talk.

  • Want that one
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    Want that one...

    2011-09-07T10:05:00

    OK, so I took a holiday. Sorry it’s been so long, but I actually had to stop writing this blog and get on with some work. Everything’s fine now though, back to normal.

  • National institution
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    National Institution...

    2011-09-13T10:01:00

    I’ve now had this conversation three times in the last week, so in typical fashion, I thought I’d share it with you all.

  • You say tomato, I say tomato...
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    You say tomato, I say tomato...

    2011-09-20T09:50:00

    I was asked to speak at a conference last week, and as the invite extended to the full day, I decided to sit in the morning session ahead of my slot to see what it was all about.

  • Every Little helps
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    Every little helps...

    2011-10-18T15:21:00

    I’ve been absent from my post for a few weeks because I was foolish enough to take a holiday, and the ensuing backlog of meetings and emails has taken its toll.

  • Hey, Lazer Lips
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    Hey Laser Lips...

    2011-11-08T11:01:00

    In the past few weeks, we have truly seen the start of the conference season

  • Blogs

    Down Turn: Up Skill

    2011-03-15T09:52:00

    I seem to have heard a lot of people talk about jobs in the past week. And I don’t mean projects that they are working on, but the type of ‘jobs’ that you can’t talk about at work – the ones that aren’t where you are currently working…

  • learning
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    Learning Revit, understanding bim

    2011-03-21T10:49:00

    When I talk about learning BIM, I could just as well be asking people to refocus their attention to collaborating better…

  • 2012
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    2012

    2011-03-28T10:33:00

    To some 2012 means the Olympics, to others it means the end of the world. To me it means new software.

  • Bim dagram
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    Opportunity knocks

    2011-04-05T10:29:00

    Bim is a no-brainer for us, but it gets really exciting when you start to talk about the ’what-ifs’…

  • horse racing
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    Always back a niche market…

    2011-04-11T10:27:00

    Backing a winner with bim

  • Fallingwater as envisioned by Lego
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    Lego BIM

    2011-04-18T10:18:00

    Has Lego found the key to delivering BIM?

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