Setting politics and critics aside, the sheer magnitude of investment and development within Birmingham provides a means to elevate the local community, businesses and people from different walks of life, being at the heart of the High Speed Rail Network, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and developments such as Paradise Circus. BIM Academy Director, Nahim Iqbal who is based in the region, says “it is critical that organisations work together for the greater good.
Perhaps not much of a widely discussed subject but certainly one of great interest to clients, stakeholders and delivery teams across the globe, both past and present, major sports projects are extraordinary feats of economic planning, risk management, social interactions and engineering ingenuity. In a broader sense involvement stems from a political level through to local organising committees, programme/project managers and a talented supply chain of designers/contractors/engineers.
Where does BIM fit into all of this?
Nahim Iqbal, director at BIM Academy, discusses the importance of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and their value in the built environment industry.
Our world as we see it comes with abundant resources – or at least it did at some point. As mankind we continue to consume these resources whether fresh water, fossil fuels or heavy metals at phenomenal rates. Eventually raising questions, for example, where is the next best location of fresh water?
Rapid developments across the digital landscape, whilst occasionally overwhelming in terms of staying abreast with advancements, continue to fascinate and stimulate countless minds. Ultimately augmenting ways of working and achieving greater efficiency. At the forefront this is driven by pioneering and intelligent industry professionals who are the very backbone in delivering projects successfully and advancing society into the next digital age.
In creating structured, accurate and information rich 3D model representations of buildings and infrastructure,