A US survey suggests growing benefits of mobile information, but its respondents weren't enthusing about mobile access to digital models.
Australian Department of Defence takes the lead in BIM
The Australian Department of Defence has emerged at the forefront of efforts to incorporate Building Information Modelling (BIM), using it to enhance the development and operation of its vast portfolio of assets.
Is Google planning a BIM-busting app for construction?
Google's apps and operating system have already "disrupted" Microsoft's business – and now it could be planning to do the same for BIM and online collaboration in the construction industry.
FM contractors proving slow on the uptake with BIM
Facilities management companies are lagging behind the rest of the construction industry in their understanding and use of building information modeling (BIM).
Sharing – a model solution
There is a change afoot in construction. It's not an architectural thing or an engineering thing. Building information modelling (BIM) is both. And more. It is a software that allows different professionals to work together on the same project.
"BIM is a leap forward," says Melbourne architect Rowan Opat. "You are drawing lines but the lines have meaning. They have attributes. When you draw a wall, that is a wall. The [software] knows a wall is a wall, a floor is floor, a duct is a duct and a roof is a roof, a door is a door."