Top 3: BIM Libraries

According to AEC Magazine, BIM object providers are estimated to be worth around £30bn per year by 2020. Whilst the NBS National BIM Report (2015) states that in 5 years time, 95% of designers will be using BIM. There are a number of UK and European based companies who provide a service to host manufacturers BIM objects and make them widely available for download and use in CAD based software programmes. With the Government deadline looming for all public buildings. … read more


Benefits of using BIM

Benefits of using BIM

BIM offers a number of benefits that not only impacts everyone working on a project but the end-user also, from architect and engineer to contractor, owner and Facility Manager. However the biggest advantages come from the collaborative approach BIM provides, resulting in a chain reaction which equates to projects complete on-time and to budget. Below … read more


Back to basics: BIM

Back to basics: BIM

What is BIM? BIM quite simply stands for Building Information Modelling. It involves a 3D virtual model of an object (‘BIM Object’) that forms part of the construction of a building, for example Tradeline Standard C Stud. This may sound like your normal CAD model; however BIM is more intelligent than that. BIM is more … read more