BIM & digital construction Focus

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    Will virtual reality spark the BIM revolution we've been waiting for?

    2018-11-09T07:00:00Z

    A revolutionary new technology using ‘mixed reality’ merges real and virtual worlds to visualise physical and digital objects co-existing and interacting

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    BIM survey 2018: The rise and rise of BIM

    2018-10-24T06:00:00Z

    The number of firms using the technology and appreciating the value it brings to their work grows - but how to win over those who are not yet convinced?

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    Cutting-edge BIM

    2018-07-16T06:00:00Z

    Automation, 3D modelling and generative design processes are no longer a pipe dream – they are transforming how flagship developments are constructed. Jamie Harris looks at two pioneering projects using technology to create results that couldn’t have been achieved without BIM

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    BIM usage survey - what can help non-users get with the programme?

    2018-05-11T06:00:00Z

    This year’s BIM usage and attitudes survey by NBS reveals continued progress in the use of the technology. But 26% in the industry are still non-users

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    Digital construction: Better, faster, stronger

    2018-01-25T06:30:00Z

    Construction needs to get with the programme. The new tech programme, that is, which can offer radical and disruptive solutions to help deal with the housing needs of a rapidly expanding population. So what’s on offer, and how could it affect your working life?

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    BIM survey 2017: Model answers

    2017-11-09T10:10:00Z

    Building’s annual BIM survey shows a growing gap between those embracing its potential and those still holding back. After a spike in interest coincided with last year’s BIM Level 2 mandate, take-up has slipped. But, Debika Ray reports, experts remain convinced that digitisation will continue apace

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    Construction 4.0: where are we now?

    2017-11-09T06:00:00Z

    From drones that do site inspections, to exoskeletons that save construction workers from back injury, to algorithms that crunch building codes to churn out thousands of design variants, artificial intelligence is ushering in a fourth revolution in construction.

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    BIM: ‘They just don’t get it’

    2017-05-12T06:00:00Z

    The latest survey from NBS shows take-up is growing but raises concerns that private clients don’t understand BIM and that the government is failing to enforce its own mandate

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    BIM: It’s good to talk

    2017-03-16T06:00:00Z

    The lack of a consistent approach to BIM software product data means that exchanges can be inaccurate and cause problems

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    BIM survey 2016: Multi-dimensional issues

    2016-11-11T06:00:00Z

    Building’s annual BIM survey shows a lack of qualified staff, perceived higher costs and handicaps for SMEs, makes a fully digital built environment a far cry