BIM Resources

BIM HISTORY & BACKGROUND

Wiki – Building Information Modelling
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Building_information_modeling


BIM ADOPTION RESEARCH

NBS National BIM Report 2011
www.thenbs.com/pdfs/bimResearchReport_2011-03.pdf

NBS National BIM Report 2012
www.thenbs.com/pdfs/NBS-NationalBIMReport12.pdf

NBS National BIM Adoption Survey 2013
NBS National BIM adoption survey 2013


GOVERNMENT

Cabinet Office – Gov Construction Strategy
www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/resource-library/government-construction-strategy

BIM Task Group
www.bimtaskgroup.org/

BIS – Dept for Business Innovation & Skills
www.bis.gov.uk/policies/business-sectors/construction/research-and-innovation/working-group-on-bimm


INDUSTRY GROUPS

Construction Industry Group
www.cic.org.uk

NBS Building Information Modelling
www.thenbs.com/topics/BIM/index.asp

BSI
www.bsigroup.com/upload/Standards%20&%20Publications/Building/FreeReport-BIM.pdf


PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Landscape Institute BIM Open Project
www.landscapeinstitute.org/knowledge/BIMOpenProject.php

CIBSE BIM Pages
www.cibse.org/index.cfm?go=page.view&item=2462

RIBA Plan of Work Overlay
www.ribabookshops.com/uploads/b1e09aa7-c021-e684-a548-b3091db16d03.pdf


BIM STANDARDS

The standard BIM Protocol (released by CIC 1 March 2013)

BIM Protocol (pdf) 

Appendix 1 (Excel) 

Appendix 2 (Word)

Best Practice Guide for PII (pdf) March 2013

The role of BIM Information Management (pdf) March 2013

BS1192:2007
http://shop.bsigroup.com/en/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030163398

IFC – Industry Foundation Classes
www.buildingsmart.com/standards/ifc

COBie
www.wbdg.org/resources/cobie.php

IFC/COBie report 2012
www.thenbs.com/topics/BIM/COBie/

COBie Information
www.bimtaskgroup.org/cobie-uk-2012

COBie Templates
www.bimtaskgroup.org/cobie/


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

BIM Academy
http://collab.northumbria.ac.uk/bim2

BIM Course – University of Salford
www.salford.ac.uk/courses/bim-and-integrated-design


BIM Objects

NBS National BIM Library
www.nationalbimlibrary.com/

BIM Components
https://bimcomponents.com/

BIMStore
www.bimstore.co.uk

Seek
http://seek.autodesk.com/


VIDEOS

NBS TV – BIM Programmes
www.thenbs.com/nbsTV/BIM/index.asp

Evolve’s BIM Awareness Seminar
www.evolve-consultancy.com/article.php?incat_id=104&category_id=15

You Tube – BIM Videos
www.youtube.com  Search for Building Information Modelling


JOURNALS

JBIM – Journal of BIM
www.wbdg.org/references/jbim.php


ARTICLES

NBS BIM Articles
www.thenbs.com/topics/BIM/articles/index.asp


LECTURE / SEMINAR ARCHIVE

CIBSE BIM Seminar 2012
www.cibse.org/index.cfm?go=news.view&item=188


PEER TO PEER GROUPS

BIMnet
www.bimnet.co.uk

BIM Forum
www.bim.co.uk

Planning Planet
www.planningplanet.com/groups/500322/building-information-modelling

RevitZone Forums
http://www.forums.revitzone.com

Archicad Talk
http://archicad-talk.graphisoft.com

LRUG – London Revit User Group
www.lrug.org.uk

MRUG – Manchester Revit User Group
www.mrug.co.uk

RMUG – Revit Midland User Group
www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=3817937&trk=anet_ug_hm

GRUG – Glasgow Revit User Group
www.linkedin.com/groups/Glasgow-Revit-User-Group-2522770

ERUG – Edinburgh Revit User Group
www.linkedin.com/groups/Edinburgh-Revit-User-Group-3567506/

BRUG – Bristol Revit User Group
www.linkedin.com/groups/BRUG-Bristol-Revit-User-Group-3469194

RUGL – Revit User Group Leeds
www.linkedin.com/groups/Revit-User-Group-Leeds-3696890

RUIG – Revit User Group Ireland
www.linkedin.com/groups/Revit-Users-Ireland-2433081

NERUG – North East Revit User Group
www.nerug.co.uk/

Vectorworks Community Board
http://techboard.vectorworks.net

Regional BIM Hubs

Kent BIM Hub:
http://www.kentbim.com


FURTHER READING

BIM Demystified

RIBA Publishing – ISBN 9781859463734

BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors 2nd Edition

Wiley – ISBN 9780470541371

Impact of Building Information Modelling: Transforming Construction

Spon Press – ISBN 9780415601672

BIM Content Development: Standards, Strategies, and Best Practices
Wiley – ISBN 9780470583579

BIM and Construction Management: Proven Tools, Methods and Workflows

Sybex – ISBN 9780470402351

BIG BIM little bim

4Site Press – ISBN 9780979569920

BIM and Integrated Design: Strategies for Architectural Practice

Wiley – ISBN 9780470572511

Building Information Modeling: A Strategic Implementation Guide for Architects, Engineers, Constructors, and Real Estate Asset Managers

Wiley – ISBN 9780470250037

Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations

McGraw Hill, Professional – ISBN 9780071494533