BIM


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BIM

Abbreviation for:
beam intensity modulation
British Institute of Management (Medspeak-UK)
buffered isolation medium
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WM: BIM stretches all to way from an estimating tool for acquiring work, to an owner's tool after a project is delivered, and all phases in between.
Eversendai has used Tekla's BIM software for the engineering of the steel structural frame of Abu Dhabi's Masdar Headquarters, one of the most sustainable offices in the world; and the new passenger building at Oman's Salalah Airport, boosting its annual airport passenger capacity to 2 million.
The construction industry's growing realisation of the significant business benefits of BIM, combined with the UK government mandate have led to a surge in demand for the impartial service which BIM Academy offers.
According to an interesting and recent study (McGraw Hill 2010) architects have the highest level of BIM adoption and proficiency in Europe.
For a BIM to be useful a user must be able to obtain digital representations of objects they plan to use in a facility from reliable sources such as manufacturers' databases or be able to create objects to insert them into the BIM and access the information to do other work.
The group, chaired by Ann-Marie Smale, director at Powell Dobson Architects, will also be available to advise the Welsh Government on the strategic direction and implementation of BIM in Wales.
Plain Language BIM also explores three elements in creating good BIM practices: people, process, and technology.
We have a specialist team, which looks after BIM for the whole business unit, and [the team] has really been helping us drive business forward.
According to a Resorts World Las Vegas representative, "the larger and more complex the project, the greater the need for BIM pre-construction coordination - and, right now, there are very few commercial projects larger and more complex anywhere in the world than Resorts World Las Vegas.
The Government-sponsored target of April 2016 relates to what is known as Level 2 BIM: that is, the use of linked (or federated) models which hold data in specific BIM databases and which may include information about cost or programming as well as information about the individual elements that go to make up the BIM model itself.
Should FIDIC decide to not add BIM facilitating clauses, it raises the question as to how BIM may be addressed in the new FIDIC suite of contracts.
The full-day event was launched by Abdulredha Abu Al Hassan, Director of the Buildings and Facilities Department and Chairman of the RTA's BIM Committee, who gave the keynote address and presentation to the assembled delegates.