Michael McCullen from Asta Development explains why successful Building Information Modelling implementation needs project scheduling software and process transformation, backed up by a tailored BIM education programme
CSC’s BIM expert, Kevin Lea, discusses why many SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) have been slower to adopt BIM than large structural consulting firms, and explores how they can immediately benefit from Structural BIM
3D printing is causing a stir in industrial design and engineering circles, but how can it help AEC professionals who don’t want to take the technology in-house? AEC Magazine looks at how bureau services can model projects down to the finest detail.
SmartGeometry provides an environment in which to experiment with the latest technologies, from computational design to laser scanning. This year delivered its usual eclectic mix of workshops and talks, ranging from the practical to the surreal.
In October the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) held its second annual BIM conference. The mix of presentations, panel discussions and roundtables promoted some healthy debate into the future of Building Information Modelling for infrastructure.
The potential of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is vast, but most UK design and construction companies are at the early stages of use. Beyond eliminating waste and lessening re-work, BIM can offer more systemic benefits for teams concerned with sustainability in buildings, writes Sarah Graham, UK sales manager, Integrated Environment Solutions.