Project BIM Brief

    Construction BIM Plan

    Architectural (Design) Modelling

    Files and Security

    Requirements for 2D CAD

Software and Compatabilty

BIM Authoring Tools

Main Software tools  for BIM authoring It is important to understand that Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’ is not just about a particular programme or software supplier. BIM implies collaboration, interoperability, circular workflows, project co-ordination, Big Data, etc. BIM is the process, while Revit, for example, is the technology. There are various BIM tools available… read more »

Software compatibility and data flow testing

Software used for Design and Construction BIM work must be tested for compatibility by the Construction BIM Manager. The use of software that is not Industry Foundation Class (IFC) compliant to prepare models is only permitted with the approval of the client. Versioning of software must be managed by the BIM teams throughout the project… read more »

Approved BIM software for projects

All BIM software used on the project is documented in the Project BIM Brief. The following criteria is used to evaluate the suitability of software for use on the project and any non- compliance with the criteria brought to the attention of the client for approval. Preference is given to object oriented software applications that comply with… read more »