The UK BIM journey to date

The UK BIM journey to date Following the British Standards Institution (BSI) launch event marking the publication of the BS EN ISO 19650 documents, National Annex and Transition Guidance, Dr Anne Kemp, BIM Strategy & Development Director, Atkins and Chair of UK BIM Alliance sets out the UK BIM journey to date and invites input…

International BIM Standards

International BIM Standards Later this year will see the first two international standards published for Building Information Modelling (BIM) BS EN ISO 19650–1 Organization of information about construction works – Information management using building information modelling – Part 1: Concepts and principles and BS EN ISO 19650-2 Organization of information about construction works – Information…

FAQ for ISO 19650 Transition

FAQ for ISO 19650 Transition The following frequently asked questions aim to answer some of the queries that may arise from this process. These have been developed in collaboration by BSI, CDBB, the UK BIM Alliance, Public Sector bodies, and the Home Nations Working Group. Later this year will see the first two international standards…

ISO Guidance Document – An Editors view

ISO 19650 Guidance Editor Following the recent release of the BS EN ISO 19650 Concepts Guidance, co-editor and contributing author Sarah Davidson, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Nottingham, sets out the ambitions for the new guidance and invites industry feedback. Moving towards a digital built Britain…

InfrAIR

InfrAIR

InfrAIR is a programme of projects to enable Infrastructure Owners & Asset Managers to clearly specify their needs to the supply chain.  The first project is to develop a positioning paper to allow the UK BIM Alliance to have a cost / benefit / resource discussion with industry.  This paper will articulate the size and…

Upskilling Briefing Paper

Upskilling Briefing Paper

Since 2016 with the inception of the UK BIM Alliance, the upskilling stream has been working on what upskilling means in terms of competence and what competence means in terms of the digital transformation journey. More recently two major failings were highlighted in the Dame Judith Hackett report ‘Building a Safer Future’ within the construction…

Winfield Rock Report

Winfield Rock Report

The aim of this report is not to set out or repeat discussions on the appropriate BIM contractual framework or provide a detailed analysis of this standard form contracts, which have already been canvassed comprehensively elsewhere.  Rather, the aim of this report is to consider the present understand of BIM legal and contractual issues among…

Project Security Provision

Project Security Provision

Introduction In 2015 the first edition of PAS 1192-5 (Specification for security-minded building information modelling, digital built environments and smart asset management) was published. It identifies the need to take appropriate and proportionate measures to protect asset information, providing useful guidance for asset owners and stakeholders. Importantly PAS 1192-5 sets out a triage process to…