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Building Information Modelling (BIM)

This section of the Institution website is intended to provide members with basic information on building information modeling (BIM) and links to further authoritative guidance.

The BIM Panel
The interests of Institution members in this subject area are served through the Institution’s BIM Panel. The Institution is committed to BIM for structural engineers, and the BIM panel terms of reference can be found here.

The following articles are of general interest for practicing structural engineers and have been written by members of the BIM Panel.

What is BIM?

What is BIM?

An introduction to the process of generating and managing digital representations of building and infrastructure assets

What does BIM mean for structural engineers?

What does BIM mean for structural engineers?

A perspective on the implementation of BIM for practicing structural engineers

BIM: Educating the next generation

BIM: Educating the next generation

Discussing effective strategies to ensure the development of BIM for the future

BIM: Measuring the benefits

BIM: Measuring the benefits

Assessing the advantages of BIM in construction projects for structural engineering practices

BIM Approach on a Nuclear Project: Sellafield Maintenance Facility

BIM Approach on a Nuclear Project: Sellafield Maintenance Facility

The adoption of BIM technology in large scale construction projects

Key Documents

Key Documents

Specifications, codes of practice, standards and guidance information relating to BIM

Associated Groups

Associated Groups

Affiliated organisations and similar interest groups

Additional Information

Additional Information

A gateway to BIM resources for all phases of the construction process, supported by the Institution.


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