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Read more at: Blog: Opening the black box: exploring practical enactment of the BIM mandate

Blog: Opening the black box: exploring practical enactment of the BIM mandate

19 October 2020

New research by Thayla Zomer , a PhD r esearcher at the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) , University of Cambri dge , Professor Andy Neely, Director of CDBB and Dr A jith Parlikad , explores how organisational aspects and existing ways of working can affect the implementation of built environment policy and limit...

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Read more at: Tender: Professional Services to support Roundtables and Strategic Planning

Tender: Professional Services to support Roundtables and Strategic Planning

2 October 2020

This purpose of this tender is to explore and strengthen the connective tissue between the UK Building Information Modelling Framework (BIMF) and the Information Management Framework (IMF). The proposed approach is to undertake a series of roundtables (~5) with selected stakeholders to explore and identify the elements of...

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Key benefits of BIM

benefits_885.jpg Why should the construction and infrastructure sectors adopt BIM? CDBB, BSI and the UK BIM Alliance work together as the UK BIM Framework to demonstrate why and how to adopt secure, resilient information management for the built environment. This is supported by the UK government...

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The UK BIM Framework

ukbimframework_for_web_page2.png The UK BIM Framework is the overarching approach to implementing BIM in the UK, using the framework for managing information provided by the ISO 19650 series. It includes: the published standards called upon to implement BIM in the UK the UK BIM Guidance Framework...

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Read more at: Blog: Diversity and Inclusion in Construction: The importance of Allies by Dave Philp

Blog: Diversity and Inclusion in Construction: The importance of Allies by Dave Philp

23 September 2020

At the end of August, I had the pleasure of presenting at the Women in BIM ‘How to be an effective ally’ webinar. Women in BIM (WiB) – of which I am the Regional Lead for Scotland – is a global online community with a vision to support, empower and celebrate inclusion in BIM and digital construction professionals. This...

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Read more at: Tender: BIM Information Requirements Tool

Tender: BIM Information Requirements Tool

17 September 2020

For clarity, the BIM Information Requirement Wiki Tool work currently being tendered aims to create an easy to use collaborative database that allows specially selected restricted users (client organisations) to add and edit content in order to develop sets of standard information requirements, primarily OIR and AIR...

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Read more at: Publication: Institutional pressures and decoupling in construction projects: an analysis of Building Information Modelling implementation

Publication: Institutional pressures and decoupling in construction projects: an analysis of Building Information Modelling implementation

12 September 2020

Blog: From Thayla Zomer on this paper and research Abstract screenshot_2020-10-12_at_15.09.59.png Most existing research on built environment policy has focused on the independent variable - policy formulation - and assumed that the prescriptions that follow are readily accepted by a multitude of stakeholders. Less focus...

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Read more at: UK BIM Framework publishes updated Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650

UK BIM Framework publishes updated Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650

4 September 2020

A new suite of guidance documents to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets and ISO 19650-3 the operational phase has been released today by BSI, CDBB and the UK BIM Alliance. This suite of guidance documents (which comprises Guidance Parts 1 – 3 and Parts A – F) has been developed in response to a...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

2 September 2020

Built Environment Digital Twinning has been published and is available for download. The report, authored by Ioannis Brilakis , Yuandong Pan, André Borrmann and associates from Siemens is the outcome of the International Workshop on Built Environment Digital Twinning , which was held in Germany in December 2019, co-...

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Read more at: Tender: Professional Services Report on Economic Value of Digital in Construction Sector

Tender: Professional Services Report on Economic Value of Digital in Construction Sector

27 August 2020

The University of Cambridge is approaching the market to engage with potential suppliers for the provision of a report on the economic impact of the implementation of Building Information Management (BIM). This work is necessary to articulate the value and impact of BIM to influential stakeholders in the built environment...

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