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King’s College releases BIM procurement research
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NewsTerry Gough takes over as chair of BIM4SME
Terry Gough, managing director at Swiftbuild, has taken over of chair of non-profit making organisation BIM4SME, as part of a reshuffle of roles at the group.
Alongside Gough, Robert Klaschka, director of digital built environment at SUMO Services, and Steve Faulkner, associate director responsible for BIM management at structural engineering consultancy Elliott Wood, will be added as vice chairs.
Former chair Tim Platts, along with former vice chairs Raj Chawla and Andrew Turner, will transition to running digital2all. Platts, Chawla and Turner will set about articulating the channels mission and vision as part of Digital Built Britain, but remain fully committed members of the BIM4SME leadership team.
Platts, exiting chair of BIM4SME, said: “Terry made an immediate impact in the group with his distinctive take on the use and adoption of BIM on projects – real BIM if you like. His background and discipline has made him a key and valuable member of the leadership team whose commitment is unwavering and determination assured.”
Commenting on the announcement, UK BIM guru David ...!--> READ MORE
PeopleIt’s time to forget BIM Level 2
Why I’m going to continue delivering BIM Level 6 says Mike Turpin, BIM manager at Capita Property & Infrastructure.
BIM Open Mic is one of those slightly different events in the BIM calendar where the presenting rules are thrown to one side with no defined themes, topics or agendas given – in fact until everyone has arrived there aren’t even any speakers or presentation lined up!
The informal and open style of this event (coupled with the free beers) means that speakers are far more open to discuss some of the important issues and bugbears surrounding BIM, leading to some interesting and thought-provoking debates.
So the afternoon of BIM Open Mic had arrived and after having “one of those days ...READ MORE
ManagementBIM bytes: A new spotlight on procurement and contracts
On 6 May, King’s College London issued a draft report called Enabling BIM through Procurement and Contracts, backed by the Association of Consultant Architects and the Society of Construction Law.
The launch is the culmination of 16 months’ research by the BIM Research Group, led by King’s Professor David Mosey.
The research and report comprise the most detailed investigation into current UK procurement processes for projects using BIM and contract treatment of the adoption of BIM. And, most importantly, they give a
clear indication as to how particular implementation might improve project success.
While the draft report is ...READ MORE
NewsKing’s College releases BIM procurement research
King’s College releases BIM procurement research King’s College London has ...
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ManagementExplaining the levels of BIM
In the latest instalment of articles explaining the fundamentals of ...