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Building Information Modelling aka BIM – the phrase on everyone’s lips, from fan boys full of jargon to naysayers calling it a fad. Whatever you might think of BIM, the reality is that the future of construction lies in a holistic, digital approach to the built environment, and the next step towards that future is BIM.

The ‘I’ in BIM

So, what is Building Information Modelling? Well, the building part is pretty self-explanatory, and we’re all familiar with the journey from physical, scaled models to digital representations and then from two dimensions to three. So we have those sussed. But what does the information element of the term mean exactly? That’s what we hope to…

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