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

Time to shine – BIM in lighting design

Much of the tedium can be taken out of the lighting design process by using BIM, says CIBSE’s Carl Collins – giving lighters time and opportunity to create more inspiring designs