By: James Harty
Pagination: 282 pages
Pub Date: 07/12/2015
Getting to Grips with BIM: A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Architecture, Engineering and Construction Firms
With the UK governments 2016 BIM threshold approaching, support for small organisations on interpreting, filtering and applying BIM protocols and standards is urgently required. Many small UK construction industry supply chain firms are uncertain about what Level 2 BIM involves and are unsure about taking first steps towards having BIM capability. As digitisation, increasingly impacts on work practices, Getting to Grips with BIM offers an insight into an industry in change supplemented by practical guidance on managing the transition towards more widespread and integrated use of digital tools to manage the design, construction and whole life use of buildings.
Table of Contents
Preface Part 1 01.00 Historical Paradigms 02.00 BIM in Context 1; international, regional and national perspectives 03.00 BIM in Context 2; built environment + other industries 04.00 Culture Shifts; evangelical and evolutionary models for BIM uptake Part 2 05.00 Drivers for Innovation 06.00 Game Changers; international and national protocols 07.00 BIM for All or Some; issues facing educators and practice 08.00 Challenges, risks and benefits for SMEs Part 3 09.00 BIM and Teams 10.00 Taking a Whole Life View 11.00 Managing Information Flow 12.00 BIM Futures Part 4 13.00 SMEs, micro-SMEs and BIM 14.00 Interpreting and applying PAS 1192-2: 2013 15.00 Project specific process templates; definition and delivery 16.00 Pathways from design towards construction and use; inputs and outputs 17.00 Developing strategies for the post occupancy phase 18.00 Feedback and feed forward