Project BIM Brief

    Construction BIM Plan

    Architectural (Design) Modelling

    Files and Security

    Requirements for 2D CAD


How to use the Guide

This Guide has been designed to assist project project team members that have been tasked with the responsibility of planning future building and construction projects. This Guide is not meant to be prescriptive. Its intention is to alert project sponsor personnel to the main items that need to be taken into account, and to steer… read more »

Project requirements

A clear brief and an understanding of the constraints associated with a project have always been essential prerequisites for a successful project. The same principles apply to formulating requirements for the use of BIM on a project: Take the time to understand your needs: Make a realistic assessment of capabilities and capacities. Define the scope… read more »

National BIM Guide Documents

The Project BIM Guide works with a number of supporting documents to be read in conjunction with each other. All are freely downloadable from Template Downloads page. This structure allows each edition of the Project BIM Guide to function as a core reference document and confines all editing to the Project BIM Brief. The Project… read more »


Situations could arise where adherence to parts of this standard may be problematic. In these instances, any waivers negotiated must be recorded in the project brief or contract.