Bobby Chakravarthy reviews our decision to support a Health and Safety award. It’s been just over a year now since our group, the new BIM2050 cohort, first met at the CIC offices and began to talk about our ambitions for the built environment. From architects, engineers and contractors, to legal professionals and surveyors, the BIM… Read More We’re Proudly supporting BIM at the National CDM and Student Designer Awards.
Mac Muzvimwe has a proposition….. There is a constant debate on how to rewrite construction contracts in order to incorporate working in a BIM-enabled and/or digital environment. The discussions seem more centred on issues of liability – whose model is it anyway, integrated project insurance and so on. There is some discussion on how to… Read More Creating a Common Performance Environment will lead to more effective teams
BIM2050 are happy to announce our unwavering and unyielding support for AsBricked: the next revolution in AR (Actual Reality). This is a virtual headset with a person attached The AsBricked system is a JFDI platform for the creation of a new kind of as-built model. We call it Virtual Actual (VA). Virtual Actual (VA) takes… Read More AsBricked: the next revolution in Actual Reality.
Alex Lubbock ruminates on the lived experience of change…. It occurred to me that we are still only appealing to a small minority of our sector in relation to change and technology. We throw infographics, social media, videos and various other content at people and in the built environment we still aren’t getting the ‘Pull… Read More Mind-boggling Infobesity
We are very pleased to announce that our very own Adam Golden of Costain has produced a book for young people entitled “Bella’s Curiously Creative Building Adventure” in support of our vision of influencing more young people of more diverse and socially representative backgrounds to choose a career in the built environment. This entertaining and… Read More Bella’s Curiously Creative Building Adventure
Sarah Birchall asks how we can attract talent to the industry The Built Environment is and will continue to be an important sector around the world. To meet the future productivity demands of this sector the young people of today – the next generation of industry professionals – need to be inspired to pursue a… Read More Educational barriers to the built environment at pre HE stage
“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart and if you give them tools they’ll do wonderful things.” Steve Jobs When we talk about the adoption of digital working, we often talk in terms of People, Process and Technology. In reality we inevitably get… Read More Process, Technology and … oh yeah, People!!
In which Dan muses on the efficacy of our processes for sharing information…… Author: Dan Rossiter Editor: Henry Fenby-Taylor Building Information Modelling (BIM) is the process of formalising the information exchange required for the design, construction and operation of built assets. The key element of BIM is good quality information and in order to unlock… Read More Process Workflow
We have an exciting announcement, the Scottish Futures Trust have asked us to deploy our minds on an international BIM Benchmarking Study! BIM2050 are keen to support Scotland’s adoption of BIM Level 2. We have been asked by David Philp, Chair of the Scottish Future Trust’s BIM Delivery Group to undertake a study of other… Read More Scottish Futures Trust – International Study
The Limit of Our Ambition (AEC Hackathon) Dwight Wilson reflects on a weekend at the AEC-Hackathon, and looks into our future…. The limit of our ambition will plot the course for the rest of our lives, just as the limit of the construction industry’s collective ambition will, and has plotted its course so far. How… Read More The Limit of our Ambition