The UK BIM Alliance responds to the publishing of the Information Mandate (IM)

The UK BIM Alliance wholeheartedly welcomes the publishing of the Information Management (IM) Mandate within the Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP) programme, by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA). Since the passing of April 2016, and the deadline for all government funded projects to implement BIM Level 2, the impact of the original BIM Mandate has…

BIM and Digital Twins – UK BIM Alliance Positioning Statement

The UK BIM Alliance has prepared this ‘position statement’ on digital twins to clarify the relationship between BIM and digital twins, to complement discussions in various work groups within the National Digital Twin (NDT) programme by the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) With discussions taking place around the world on this important topic, the…

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…