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STATING YOUR CAPABILITES

STATING YOUR CAPABILITES

Do you know how to deliver BIM? Hopefully, if you’re a “Project Technology Manager” (CAD or BIM Manager to most of us) you’ll have some idea what it entails. Either you’ll have implemented it in your company already, or you’ll be working towards your first BIM project...

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Where’s My Yacht?

Where’s My Yacht?

Writing for BIM+, Nigel discusses the cost of "doing BIM" and whether the old addage "you get what you pay for" is true: http://www.bimplus.co.uk/people/if-bim-consult5ants-are-charg2ing-so-much-wh3eres/ Photo by Geran de Klerk on Unsplash

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CAN’T EXECUTE A BEP? MAYBE YOU SHOULD BE EXEC…

CAN’T EXECUTE A BEP? MAYBE YOU SHOULD BE EXEC…

Another great read from our Director, Nigel Davies, looking at the importance of a BIM Execution Plan and how it should be collaborative, not prescriptive: http://www.bimplus.co.uk/people/cant-exe5cute-bep-ma6ybe-you-sho9uld-be-exec/ Vive la revolution! Photo by David...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF A BIM EXECUTION PLAN

THE IMPORTANCE OF A BIM EXECUTION PLAN

Everything about BIM seems entirely straightforward for those “in the know” yet utterly confusing for those trying to understand. For those making the first steps into BIM, you may be encouraged to hear that even those experts you meet who are happily BIMming away...

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UK BIM – HOW FAR HAVE WE COME? (UPDATED)

UK BIM – HOW FAR HAVE WE COME? (UPDATED)

You’ve all heard the news by now, I presume. I certainly hope you have. The UK Government will require all its projects to be delivered using BIM by 2016. If you’ve not read it, I suggest you download a copy of the Construction Strategy and take a look. If your...

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What is “Stonehenge Syndrome”?

What is “Stonehenge Syndrome”?

Of all the challenges we face and hurdles to overcome in implementing BIM, there is one that is becoming more and more prevalent, one that seems to be raised more often than any other. It doesn’t have a simple term to describe it, so recently I’ve been calling it...

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10 REASONS WHY BS1192:2007 NEEDS TO BE REVISED

10 REASONS WHY BS1192:2007 NEEDS TO BE REVISED

BS1192:2007, the standard for collaborative production of AEC information, is one of the principle documents on which data production within the UK is based. It was, and still is, a critical standard, covering the structure of digital construction information and the...

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AUGMENTED BIM

AUGMENTED BIM

Being daring, with technology both professionally and at home, is moving my practical use of the technology forward at a rather high rate. From a theoretical point of view I am intrigued at the rate that the AEC industry could progress if technology was a primary...

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Is Level 2 BIM Possible?

Is Level 2 BIM Possible?

“Level 2 BIM isn’t possible.” So spoke UK BIM mainstay, Mervyn Richards, at the BSI BIM Conference at the tail end of 2014 to stunned silence. Then the fingers started to twitch and tweets began to circulate. It’s a statement that has since been echoed by many, and...

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LOD = LOD + LOI

LOD = LOD + LOI

If you’re struggling to cope with the excessive use of TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) in BIM circles, then you may throw your hands up in the air when faced with the above formula. You might argue it is mathematically incorrect, unless LOI = 0; or you might suggest it...

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