BIM (Building Information Modelling)

The revolutionary force of Building Information Modelling continues to reverberate around the construction industry. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on BIM from NBS.


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14 April 2016 | by

The National BIM Report 2016 is the sixth study into UK adoption and awareness of Building Information Modelling (BIM). Download the full, free report including full summary findings and expert insight and analysis.

16 May 2016 | by

Much has been written about what ‘BIM’ is, how to do it and what the benefits are;  but how has the industry responded in practice? Anthony Lymath investigates.

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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24 May 2016 | by

We explore the mix of standards, tools and guidance that underpin the successful delivery of projects to BIM Level 2.

24 May 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.

24 May 2016 | by

British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA) steelwork contractors are now able to demonstrate compliance with Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) with the launch of the Steel Construction BIM Charter.

17 May 2016 | by

A new book, The BIM Manager's Handbook, by Dominik Holzer, offers guidance for professionals across the architecture, engineering and construction industries.

17 May 2016 | by

Periodic table of BIM - We explore the DIGITAL PLAN OF WORK grouping - documenting delivery stages across a project and the relevant level of detail and definition each participant should be working towards.

16 May 2016 | by

Much has been written about what ‘BIM’ is, how to do it and what the benefits are;  but how has the industry responded in practice? Anthony Lymath investigates.

16 May 2016 | by

Outside of the construction industry, too few people are aware that the North East of England is a global fount of advanced building expertise. But that could change as a famous old building undergoes a transformation.

10 May 2016 | by

A new book, Delivering Value with BIM: A Whole of Life Approach, explores BIM implementation from the perspective of the lifecycle of a built asset and delves into best practice and practical examples to help you unlock best value.

10 May 2016 | by

Periodic table of BIM - We explore the RESOURCES grouping and provide some practical pointers to a range of help at every step of your BIM implementation journey.

04 May 2016 | by

Periodic table of BIM - We explore the ENABLING TOOLS grouping which contains the tools responsible for bringing your Building Information Modelling deliverables to life. They’ll help build up a range of graphical, non-graphical and associated project documentation throughout the lifespan of your project.

28 April 2016 | by

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