Enabling BIM through Procurement & Contracts

The Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at King’s College London is proud to release its research report ‘Enabling BIM through Procurement and Contracts’. This report is the culmination of a two-year project working in collaboration with leading individuals and organisations from across the construction industry. It can be accessed through the following link: … Continue reading “Enabling BIM through Procurement & Contracts”

Last chance to participate in the BIM Skills Survey 2016 – Do we have the skills?

2016 seemed a long way off when the Level 2 initiative was announced back in 2011. Now with the target date upon us, it is critical that decision makers have a better understanding of how prepared UK construction is to meet the requirements of Level 2 and beyond. To that end a survey has been designed … Continue reading “Last chance to participate in the BIM Skills Survey 2016 – Do we have the skills?”

Tinker with the tech or make big hairy audacious changes?

With collaborative platforms, mobile, BIM, ‘Big data’, the ‘internet of things’, we are tinkering with enablers of change. “Digital Built Britain” envisages entirely new business models for the industry currently known as construction. 21 years (and more) of industry reports It’s almost 21 years since the Latham Report was published in 1994 (then the latest in … Continue reading “Tinker with the tech or make big hairy audacious changes?”

Meadow Road Innovation in Practice project: BIM interim report available to download

BIM: Residential New Build – Meadow Road is a Constructing Excellence Innovation in Practice project. Meadow Road is a design and build scheme for 12 houses in three blocks and host to a research project funded by Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board). The primary objective of the research project is to explore the changes … Continue reading “Meadow Road Innovation in Practice project: BIM interim report available to download”

Are You Ready For BIM? Notes From Practical BIM 2015 Event

A  Storify transcipt with notes and presentations from the Constructing Excellence Lancashire Practical BIM event can be found here. Constructing Excellence Lancashire would welcome your feedback on the event and suggestions for the next topic for their BIM half day workshop sessions. To keep in touch with news of future events follow @CELancashire on Twitter.