Digital evolution

How has the five-year plan to roll out BIM Level 2 across central government projects developed across the construction sector? Hywel Davies investigates

How digital can streamline concept design

To streamline the concept design stage for building services, four teams took part in a challenge to automate common project workflows. CIBSE’s digital engineering lead Carl Collins explains

Object lessons – workshop on creating product objects for BIM

Ahead of the launch of a new competency scheme for manufacturers creating product data, CIBSE and the Society of Digital Engineering hosted a workshop that shone a light on the issues around creating product objects for BIM. Alex Smith reports

How BIM helped restore the Spanish City pleasure palace in Whitley Bay

Restoring the Spanish City pleasure palace in Whitley Bay meant installing many services in the Grade II listed building for the first time. Mott MacDonald’s David Ridley explains how cloud-based BIM helped real-time collaboration to preserve the heritage of the building

Becoming ‘the normal one’

Being a team player is important in BIM. Hurley Palmer Flatt’s Thomas Lindner shares his reflections as a post-heroic building information manager