Read this atricle to learn 'why the industry must learn to speak fluent BIM'
source: Construction News
Building Information Modelling enters mainstream UK construction market- Building Information Modelling (BIM) is poised to become a key means to deliver increased productivity and reduced risk within the construction sector. A numbeof major players have declared their intention to commence the roll-out of BIM technologies across their major project portfolios.
The Government‟s Plan for Growth, published alongside Budget 2011, highlighted the critical importance of an efficient construction industry to the UK economy. The construction sector is a major part of the UK economy. It represents some 7% of GDP or £110bn per annum of expenditure - some 40% of this being in the public sector, with central Government being the industry‟s biggest customer.
Common Minimum Standards for procurement of the built environments in the public sector
BSI Standards DELIVERING WHAT THE INDUSTRY NEEDS: A report on BSI’s key construction sector outputs in 2011
Building Information Modelling or BIM is a technology that brings with it a new way of working. Companies that adopt BIM can benefit from its streamlined approach, in which data is shared in a collaborative environment.