Building Information Modelling (#BIM) education exploration

Introduction This blog explores four areas regarding Building Information Modelling (BIM) education.  These include; responsibility for training, current practice and how can it be improved, advocacy both within organisations and in the industry, and responsibility to meet challenges of BIM … Continue reading Building Information Modelling (#BIM) education exploration

Is a Project Manager right for the role of an Information Manager? #BIM discussion

This blog discusses the BIM Task Group recommendation that the project lead or design team leader may be the most appropriate individual for the role for Information Manager.  The role of the Information Manager is defined specifically within the Construction Industry … Continue reading Is a Project Manager right for the role of an Information Manager? #BIM discussion

#BIM, construction clients, #socialmedia, @theb1m and #bimregions discussed #ukbimcrew

This blog recognises that Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a fundamental change to a construction industry which has not progressed significantly in line with other industries in relation to productivity.  There are two sections to this post which includes; how can … Continue reading #BIM, construction clients, #socialmedia, @theb1m and #bimregions discussed #ukbimcrew

Methodologies for #AEC practitioners to transfer & maintain digital information #BIM

The question of this blog asks; what methodologies can be established or maintained by Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) practitioners to ensure effective management and eventual transfer of digital information through design, construct, operations and maintenance phases? It is argued … Continue reading Methodologies for #AEC practitioners to transfer & maintain digital information #BIM

Is a #BIM Manager role required? #Certification and #chartered status discussed

This blog explores whether a BIM Manager role is required and asked whether a formal certification is required to provide a level of confidence for clients in the abilities of that individual. BIM Manager Role definition (Kensek and Nobel, 2014, p.364) … Continue reading Is a #BIM Manager role required? #Certification and #chartered status discussed

Government Soft Landings #GSL, #BIM and Integrated Project Delivery #IPD

  This post will discuss how Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) could support the notion of Building Information Modelling (BIM) to power Government Soft Landings (GSL) and the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) Soft Landings approach in the UK, identifying … Continue reading Government Soft Landings #GSL, #BIM and Integrated Project Delivery #IPD