BIM

BIM guidance:

Advantages of BIM • BIM should reduce both capital and whole life costs of buildings. • Co-ordination and buildability problems can be ironed out at the design stage...

Practice Note

Produced in partnership with CMS This document contains suggested amendments and additional clauses to be incorporated into our schedule of amendments to the JCT Design...

Precedents

Produced in partnership with CMS This document contains suggested amendments and additional clauses to be incorporated into the Construction schedule of amendments to the...

Precedents

There is currently no standard BIM protocol in the UK. At present, it is a matter for agreement on a project by project basis—parties may use a published form, or may...

Practice Note

On 4 April 2016, building information modelling (BIM) level 2 became mandatory on all centrally-procured UK government projects. This means that, increasingly, the use of...

Practice Note

The Government Construction Strategy 2016–2020 (the ‘Strategy’) was launched on 23 March 2016 by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (the 'IPA'), reporting to HM...

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Parties involved in BIM and their roles In addition to the usual parties in a construction contract, BIM brings the possibility of additional roles. At present, there is...

Practice Note

The BIM Manager shall: General responsibilities • plan and lead BIM implementation for the Project • provide guidance and support to the Project Team to facilitate it in...

Precedents

What is Soft Landings? Soft Landings was a concept proposed by an architect, Mark Way, based on practical issues he noted arising following building handover to users of...

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What is the RIBA Plan of Work? The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 maps out the structure of the design process for a construction project, setting out tasks and outputs at each...

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Building Information Modelling, commonly known as BIM, is much talked about in the UK construction industry and is increasingly being used to improve efficiencies in the...

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