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  • BIM - How to derive tangible value BIM is quick becoming a term understood by many to describe the creation and use of a 3d design model on projects.. fortunately the truth is far more exciting and what might have started looking like yet another information dead end may yet prove to offer...
  • Why BIM is the only logical conclusion Adopting BIM – considerations for the journey. BIM adoption means many things to many people; some believe that a CAD system such as Revit is the start and end of BIM; some go further and start to define a document management system perhaps supplied by t...
  • Vicis BIM validation engine running In keen anticipation of the Vicis BIM validation engine that supports the principle MEP CAD origination tools. Validation is the step beyond traditional clash detection, think of it as clash Plus +...
  • Measuring Value Measuring value All projects have been identified as ones able to offer tangible returns on investment. Value will primarily equate to time and extrapolated cost. Tangible value will require definition and valuation of current processes; this will requ...
  • IFC's - What are they? BIM i not new, it's been waiting in the wings for over 2 decades now and a glimpse into its past may throw some light on what BIM is really all about.. The organisation that defines and manages BIM is as most will know called "BuildingSmart". The roots...