Using NBS Create and NBS National BIM Library to maximise the benefits of BIM
The annual NBS National BIM Report is now recognised as one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM. In this eighth report, we glean an insight into the achievements and challenges of the industry two years on from the BIM Mandate.
You've probably heard the term BIM object before... but what is a BIM object anyway and what is one used for? What kind of graphical and non-graphical information does it contain? And, crucially, what format(s) should this information adhere to and where can you find them? Our NBS guide to BIM objects delves into the details.
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.