31 Jul '12, 11am

@ElrondBurrell on how BIM helps sustainable design - good intro if you've been wondering what the fuss is about

@ElrondBurrell on how BIM helps sustainable design - good intro if you've been wondering what the fuss is about

AECB invites members to climb on our Soapbox and share your expertise on something that excites, inspires or bugs you, with the 4000 discerning viewers who visit this website each month. Contact [email protected] if you would like to have your say here. BIM is well worth exploring says Elrond Burrell, who explains here how he and his colleagues at Architype have embraced BIM – as a key tool for innovation, collabortion and the rigorous attention to detail needed for sustainable design that really works. “BIM”, variously understood to be Building Information Model , Building Information Modelling or Building information Management, has become a buzz phrase in the UK construction industry, since last year’s Government Construction Strategy mandated fully collaborative 3D BIM as a minimum on all government projects by 2016. Before then it had been an acronym only used by early ad...

Full article: http://aecb.net/news/2012/07/embrace-bim-its-a-great-tool...

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