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Swedish researchers reckon transparent wood could offer significant benefits when it comes to glazing and solar panel production in future.

14 April 2016 | by

NBS/ RIBA Enterprises CEO Richard Waterhouse introduces the National BIM Report 2016, the sixth NBS study into UK adoption and awareness of Building Information Modelling (BIM).

05 April 2016 | by

Ralph Montague explores the concept of 'pseudo BIM' which he argues is killing any initial enthusiasm to use BIM and putting up red flags.

08 December 2015 | by

We explore definitions of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and explore a range of useful tools and resources.

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Swedish researchers reckon transparent wood could offer significant benefits when it comes to glazing and solar panel production in future.

28 April 2016 | by

Edward Rose, BIM project leader at Ecoprod, discusses his company's journey towards BIM-readiness.

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Lee Jones from Ideal Standard shares the company's journey towards BIM-readiness.

28 April 2016 | by

Andy Duck, Marketing and Communications Manager at Bruynzeel Storage Systems, gives a manufacturer's perspective on embracing the future with BIM.

26 April 2016 | by

Looking ahead to a positively shaped future within the construction industry.

26 April 2016 | by

Stefan Mordue introduces a playful take on Dmitri Mendeleev's classic table of elements in this introduction to the Periodic Table of BIM, published in the National BIM Report 2016.

26 April 2016 | by

Vicky Evans, Managing Director at Twinfix, gives a manufacturer's perspective on embracing the future with BIM.

25 April 2016 | by

Adam Matthews, Chairman of the EU BIM Task Group and Head of International for the UK BIM Task Group, shares the latest on collaborative efforts to champion an aligned European approach to developing a world-class digital construction sector.

25 April 2016 | by

The successful delivery of the Government Construction Strategy (GCS) Level 2 BIM objectives represents ‘an internationally unparalleled achievement on the journey towards the digitalisation of the built environment sector’.

25 April 2016 | by

Andrew Moulds, an associate at Mott MacDonald, shares his experience of the firm's journey towards meeting the demands of the Level 2 BIM mandate.

21 April 2016 | by

Periodic table of BIM - We explore the STANDARDS grouping, which focusses on a range of standards, procedures and supplementary documents that have been developed to 'bake in' the kinds of considerations and assurances that will help you devise a successful BIM strategy.

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This article explores the defining characteristics of the Passivhaus standard for eco-friendly dwellings.