Tag: BIM

Standards Around the World

Previously, I’ve written about the crucial importance of adopting standards being key to the successful adoption of BIM. Today I would like to write about the various standards that are currently available around the world and talk about what you...

/ February 4, 2016

An Introduction to BIM and Contracts

In all the years that I’ve been going to BIM Conferences, legal issues were always presented as being a complete block on doing BIM – intellectual property rights, licensing of the use of information, professional indemnity insurance and what contracts...

/ January 28, 2016

The Importance of Standards

If you think about it, even if we’re doing a single BIM project by ourselves (ie just our firm), unlike the times when each individual produced a drawing or a document, we are now working collaboratively. So, how I work...

/ January 21, 2016

What are the BIM Level 2 Deliverables?

So, what actually are the BIM Level 2 deliverables? Previously we have discussed the raft of standards and supporting documentation we have in the UK and I’ve told you that I think they’re pretty good. It is these standards and...

/ January 14, 2016

The BIM Mandate

2016 is now upon us! In May 2011, the Government’s construction strategy announced an ambitious set of measures aimed at transforming the construction industry. In the years since then, the Government have produced a raft of documents and standards to...

/ January 6, 2016

The Value of Implementing BIM

Contributed by Greg Fry, Marketing Manager at Viewpoint There is much wisdom in the quote, “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Considering that technology is ever-evolving, making the journey an ongoing (and hopefully worthwhile)...

/ December 10, 2015