We have been working with different model viewer software in our research projects, with a view of finding the right viewer.
Choosing the right Common Data Environment (CDE) is a crucial step for the implementation of BIM in a project. This has been evident to us here at BIM Academy when selecting the right CDE for a mining industry client of ours.
There is much debate across the surveying sector on the use of BIM and how it can generate greater efficiencies throughout an asset’s lifecycle, and none more so than the discussions coming out of the Royal Institute of Charter Surveyors (RICS).
We believe that the implementation of BIM is much more a change management task than simply throwing a bunch of software and document templates at an organisation and demanding the use of COBie, or more simplistically, Revit.
A new suite of guidance documents to support the international BIM standard ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets and ISO 19650-3 the operational phase was released last month through the UK BIM Framework.