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NewsTrebilcock to ‘enhance digital services’ at Capita as new head of architecture
BIM guru Peter Trebilcock has been appointed as head of architecture by Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure, which includes ESA Architects.
Of his new role, Trebilcock said: “This is a great time to be joining Capita, as the firm seeks to draw on the extensive knowledge gained in managing one in 20 commercial buildings in the UK. I look forward to helping Capita enhance its digital services, which go far beyond BIM and includes in-house data analytics and cyber specialists.”
In his new role, he will be responsible for building Capita’s reputation as one of the leading BIM and digital services specialists as it seeks to secure new clients and continue to deliver outstanding services to its existing base. He heads up an 8o-strong in offices in offices around the UK.
Previously Trebilcock was head of Balfour Beatty’s BIM Centre of Excellence, but was made redundant when the unit was disbanded in November.
A leading figure in a number of BIM steering organisations, he became director of BIM ...READ MORE
PeopleCybercrime: are we getting too smart for our own good?
The recent cyber attacks of the NHS and other organisations around the world has once again trained the spotlight on cyber security. Insurance broker Premier BusinessCare runs through some dos and don’ts around smart technology in buildings.
In a recent survey, the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) found that four in 10 buildings are at major risk from cyber attacks. The same study found that “Internet of Things” technology, such as smart boilers, radiators, lighting systems and entry systems – all connected to the internet – are providing a gateway to hackers.
As these smart systems are installed more frequently in buildings, it is likely hacking and exploitation will grow at a similar rate.
Smart technology is a growing threat to home ...READ MORE
ManagementBIM’s legal stumbling blocks: what you need to know
The pros, cons and technical benefits of using BIM are well rehearsed, but much less under discussion are the legal aspects of BIM. David McNiece from Quigg Golden Solicitors fills us in.
This article seeks to look only at the practical legal implications of BIM and why we as an industry seem to not only have missed a trick in appropriating it industry wide, but what the underlying reasons for this are.
In brief, there appears to be a real hesitancy towards BIM and the proper usage and adoption of it. Why? BIM as a model is not next generation ...READ MORE
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A plan to update and improve Silicon Roundabout, London’s answer ...
PeopleHow we implemented BIM: Orms architects
BIM+ spoke to Anna Fiejtek, BIM manager at architect Orms, ...
ProjectsCASE STUDY: Victoria Gate, Leeds BIM ensures offsite building success
The £165m Victoria Gate shopping centre opened in October 2016 ...
TechnologyUsing drone technology in a construction tunnel environment
The potential around how drones might impact construction projects of ...
ManagementDrones: when does monitoring become spying?
The use of drones is increasing, but contractors should be ...