Category: BIM

Culture change for BIM

The Cultural Impact of Implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the UK Construction Industry (Andrew Johnson) confirms that using BIM requires a fundamental change in working style, which is a massive cultural shift from an adversarial culture to a collaborative culture. BIM requires all project partners to: collaborate, share data,

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How BIM Affects Contracts

The guidance to ISO 19650 recognises that the legal and contractual matters of BIM are in a state of flux and development…the standards are not intended to provide prescriptive direction on the composition of BIM contract documents (whether consisting of a Protocol and/or other documents) and are subject to contractual

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Process for BIM

the construction industry has steadfastly adopted [an] anarchic approach to contract formation… formalities in the construction industry are typically left until the contract is half-completed and, in many cases, until after the performance of the contract is actually complete Process is not really a strong point in the UK construction

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Technology for BIM

Digital construction, like BIM, has no universal definition. Digital construction is the use and application of digital tools to improve the process of delivering and operating the built environment [B1M] Digital construction includes – but is not limited to – Building Information Modelling; although technology is one of the 4

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Sharing Data for BIM

Data-sharing is one of the 4 essentials for BIM. The National Infrastructure Commission report Data for the public good 2018 states Data can improve how our infrastructure is built, managed, and eventually decommissioned, and real-time data can inform how our infrastructure is operated on a second-to-second basis Construction projects have

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Collaboration for BIM

Collaboration is not just a key interest of mine (read my posts) but it is also one of the 4 essentials for BIM. In SCL paper D101, Ashcraft states that liability concerns have lead practitioners, and their lawyers, to contractually isolate the BIM – thus depriving the model of its

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4 Essentials for BIM

We need to break down the divide between the BIM ‘tech’ people and the lawyers. [Winfield Rock Report 2018] As a contract writer and construction lawyer, I confess that I have been guilty of sticking my fingers in my ears and looking at my feet whenever Building Information Modelling was

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