BIM

Building information modelling (BIM) is a hot topic in architecture, engineering and construction. BIM supports a more intelligent approach to planning, construction and the use of buildings. The geomatics industry is well positioned to take the lead in the management of the geospatial data that plays a crucial role in BIM. This page has a strong focus on BIM and the surveying field.

BIM

Chasing BIM: How Surveyors Can Shape the Future

Survey and geospatial professionals can still do more to deliver value in the 3D environment. Learn how to leverage the BIM revolution for business benefits with these practical insights. While research shows that many organi... (read more)

5 Questions about BIM and GIS

There has been much debate on the synergy of building information modelling (BIM) and GIS (geographic information systems). This makes for a potentially powerful combination, but what is the best way to maximise the advantage... (read more)

Geo Plus BIM Does Not Make GeoBIM

The added value of integrating geomatics (Geo) with building information modelling (BIM) to solve contemporary multidisciplinary challenges of our urban environment is widely recognized, writes Jantien Stoter. Much research a... (read more)

The Geospatial Contribution to Digital Twins

The digitalisation of our world is in full swing. It is transforming the way we live, work, communicate, entertain and are being governed. Construction and infrastructure are also entering the digital era, although there ... (read more)

How Industry 4.0 and BIM are Shaping the Future of the Construction Environment

The construction industry is on the cusp of a new industrial age. The fourth industrial revolution, or ‘Industry 4.0’, will see construction coming in line with more digitally developed industries. This will revol... (read more)

BIM: the New GIS for the Industry

As anyone who frequently visits trade shows and conferences in the geospatial industry or reads relevant geomatics literature already knows, building information modelling (BIM) is a hot topic. But just how special is BIM? An... (read more)
BIM

The Need to Integrate BIM and Geoinformation

In the construction industry, business relationships are often short term and one-off. There are many unique processes and activities. The resulting complexity and fragmentation may obstruct quick and effective exchange and i... (read more)
 
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