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Current and Future Use of BIM – 2013 – UK

The following  is from a Master’s thesis prepared by James Murray as part of the MSc individual project 2012/13, via: http://www.4Clicks.comhttp://www.4Clicks.com –  Premier cost estimating and efficient project delivery software supporting JOC, SABER, IDIQ, SATOC, MATOC, MACC, POCA, … Continue reading

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Definition of BIM – Building Information Modeling – Defintions from Various Sources

‘Building Information Modelling (BIM) is digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility creating a shared knowledge resource for information about it forming a reliable basis for decisions during its life cycle, from earliest conception to demolition.” “BIM … Continue reading

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What is BIM – Strategy, Process, or Technology ?

BIM is an integration of process and technology to enable the efficient life-cycle management of facilities (the latter including vertical and horizontal physical infrastructure… buildings, roadways, utilities, landscapes, etc.).  BIM is a digital integration of previously disparate processes and technologies … Continue reading

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Green-Washing and Cloud-Washing – Terms you must know relative to BIM – Not to mention BIM-Washing

BIM is the life-cycle management of facilities supported by digital technology – NIBS.   That said, BIM is critical to sustainability/green as is collaboration and cloud computing. As BIM, Green/Sustainability, and Cloud Computing are considered “new” and not necessarily  “mainstream”.. and … Continue reading

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What is BIM … It’s not Revit, Archicad, Bentley …

BIM and Cloud technologies/processes will redefine the relationships between all construction professionals. BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology.  While 3d visualization, aka Revit, Archicad, Bentley, et al is a valuable component of BIM … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Truths About BIM

The BIM Top Ten TRUTHS One:  BIM, in conjunction with Cloud Technology enables efficient building life-cycle management Two:   BIM embeds robust life-cycle management PROCESSES within technology to enable rapid implementation, scalability, transparency, collabration and assure consistency. Three:  The ‘I’ within … Continue reading

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BIM for FM – Life-cycle Facility Management

Building information modeling (BIM) is a disruptive new technology in the construction industry and altering way structures are managed from concept thru deconstruction.  The processes in which Owners, Contractors, Architects, Engineers, Engineers, Overight Groups, Users Business Product Manufacturers, manage the built environment will dramatically … Continue reading

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