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BIM4 Housing Associations Project

Members of the National Housing Federation and UK BIM Alliance are collaborating on a joint project to develop an exemplar set of documents and guidance to support Housing Associations implement digital asset management. This page is the home of that project; scroll down for information, contact details and more. The Opportunity for Housing Associations to…

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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…

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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…

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Constructing Language Pledge

The UK BIM Alliance, through its mission to improve BIM adoption, recognises that terminology often becomes one of the first barriers to BIM. With this in mind, the Alliance has been working with Dan Rossiter, the European and International Standards convenor for BIM terminology, to outline how the Alliance can lead by example in championing…

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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…

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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…

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Project Data Requirements

Currently, most asset information requirements (AIRs) do not have sufficient detail on what data is requested by the client and Asset Manager. A key driver for the project is that without clear data requirements and the delivery of validated as built data, the biggest opportunity for BIM i.e. improved operational performance cannot be realised. Simply…

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A Fresh Way Forward for Product Data

This report is the outcome of an extreme level of collaboration.  We recognised at the onset of this project that we are dealing with a thorny and controversial topic.  And this become increasingly apparent as the Working Group navigated its way through debate, contradictions and ambiguities.  It has involved some considerable strain on relations across…

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Going Digital

BIM (put simply, better information management) – as conceived by the UK with its original BS/PAS 1192 standards suite – is a foundational step on the journey to digital transformation.  Without due care and attention to the digital data which underpins further transformation, our physical infrastructure will remain dumb and insular. This reports helps clients…

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Information management according to BS EN ISO 19650

The UK BIM Alliance with BSI and CDBB  is developing guidance to support individuals and organisations in the UK to understand the fundamental principles of building information modelling according to ISO 19650 Parts 1 and 2. The ISO 19650 series is being developed over time and these first two parts supersede BS 1192:2007 and PAS…