by Richard McPartland
|1. Process of identifying conflicts and issues through 3D collaboration and co-ordination. clash (5) detection.
||3. BIM wash (4). The act of deliberately or intentionally overinflating a person or organisation’s BIM ability.
|2. The act of retrospectively applying a BIM process to an existing project. Bimify (6)||4. A piece of data that defines a property or characteristic of an object, element or file. Attribute (9)
|5. The Internet of Things (6). The concept of everyday physical objects that are connected to the internet and have the ability to identify themselves to other devices.||6. This kind of model consists of linked individual models and other information to create a single model of the asset. Federated (9)|
|7. A neutral, non-proprietary data schema developed by buildingSMART to define, describe, exchange and share information. IFC (3)||8. The collective term used to describe level of detail and level of information. Level of definition (10).|
|9. A collection of data exported from the BIM at a particular stage in a particular format and in level of definition. Data drop (4)||10. A shared generic framework for the key project stages where the project team can assign roles and responsibilities. Plan of works (5)|
|11. Clear questions the client asks the supply chain during the key stages of a project. Plain (5) Language Questions.||13. Simulation of the construction process using computerised models and techniques. Virtual (7) design and construction.|
|12. This kind of design is about using rule-based relationships between intelligent objects that enable the project team to update related properties when one property changes. Parametric (10) modelling.||14. Collection of reusable predefined assets such as objects, material and textures that can be imported into a BIM platform. Library (7).
|16. A single source of information, such as a project extranet where project information is collected and shared among the project team. The common data (4) environment.||15. A document prepared by individual teams containing a federated list of information deliverables for each task including format, date and responsibilities. TIDP (4).
|17. A tangible or intangible quantifiable outcome that’s provided to a receiving party. Deliverable (11)|
|18. Delivering the UK’s Level 3 Strategic Plan – Digital Built Britain (8).|