Posts by Martin Roberts

  • BIM: managing the professional team

    In my third post in this series on Building Information Modelling (BIM), I concentrate on the professional team. Fully integrated BIM delivery will inevitably affect the way in which professional consultants work together and work for their client. Integrated delivery means a fully integrated contractual framework, including the professional team’s terms of appointment. But how will … Continue reading BIM: managing the professional team

  • BIM: mind the gap

    As Building Information Modelling (BIM) continues to become one of the hottest topics in the construction industry, the stark differences between the aspirations of government and the readiness of the industry to implement BIM become even more apparent. Before the Christmas break, I took a look at ownership rights and BIM. This post now highlights … Continue reading BIM: mind the gap

  • BIM: ownership rights

    Already frequently used in the USA and now compulsory on public projects in Denmark and Finland, Building Information Modelling (BIM) looks set to explode upon the UK domestic construction industry over the next few years. This development will be spearheaded by some major infrastructure projects and the government’s initiative to make it compulsory on public … Continue reading BIM: ownership rights