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NBS National BIM Report 2014

NBS National BIM Report 2014The fourth NBS National BIM Report – the industry’s most comprehensive report on BIM – looks at how UK building design professionals are adapting to the use of BIM. Results suggest we are now reaching a stage where BIM is becoming the norm.

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What's in the report?
  • Latest figures for BIM usage and awareness
  • The industry’s verdict on the Government’s approach to BIM
  • Assessment of BIM from those who are using it
  • Analysis of BIM and the smaller practice
  • Expert opinion pieces.
Who is it for?
  • UK construction professionals including architects, engineers, surveyors and contractors
  • Manufacturers – already embarking on BIM or just starting to consider it
  • Policy makers.

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Key findings
  • Awareness of BIM is now nearly universal
  • In the last year 54% have used BIM on at least one project – 15% more than in 2012
  • The Government’s 2016 deadline is achievable
  • 93% of those who know about BIM believe they will be using it in three years’ time (by 2016)
  • A majority of active BIM users tell us they have reached ‘level 2’ BIM
  • Adoption of BIM is seen to bring competitive advantage
  • Smaller practices are lagging behind their larger competitors
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April 2014


NBS conferences and seminars

NBS has teamed up with RIBAJ to deliver a series of conferences and forthcoming events:

NBS Live: Digital Thinking, Smart Building
Offering an impressive programme of over 60 speakers, 26 hours of seminars and four key subject areas: BIM, Design, Sustainability and Business and Practice. find out more...

BIM through the Plan of Work
Guiding you through each stage of the RIBA Plan of Work and how to implement this from a BIM perspective giving you greater confidence and understanding in delivering BIM led projects. find out more...




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