Tag: UK

BS1192 Naming Convention

If there was one single place I’d recommend anybody starts when beginning the journey to become 1192 compliant I would recommend the naming convention. The naming convention has been around since 2007 when BS1192 was first released and it sets...

/ February 25, 2016

PAS1192 Process and Workflows within the Common Data Environment (CDE)

Back in 2007 BS1192 set out the processes to be followed within a common data environment (CDE) for collaboratively sharing information. The PAS for 1192-2, the CAP-EX (Construction and Design period) or for PAS1192-3 the OP-EX (the strategic and operational...

/ February 18, 2016

UK Level 2 Standards

Over the last couple of weeks we have talked about the crucial importance of working to standards to succeed with your BIM adoption. We’re really lucky in the UK that we have a great set of standards that have been...

/ February 11, 2016

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