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19 08, 2019

Women in BIM: Pathways to a career in BIM

By |2019-08-05T12:05:50+01:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As part of our series of posts about women in BIM, we wanted to take a closer look at the pathways to a career in BIM. Here at The CAD Room, our team is made up of people with a wide variety of backgrounds. Not all of them have specific industry experience but instead, have ...

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6 08, 2019

Charity Walk – TrekFest 2019 – The Peaks

By |2019-08-06T14:56:10+01:00August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Saturday, August 31st, The CAD Room team will be undertaking a 25km charity walk - TrekFest - ‘The Peaks’– in support of Jack, our friend and colleague, and raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. In 2018, Jack was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and is currently undergoing radiotherapy treatment. We’re very ...

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5 08, 2019

AI in Construction

By |2019-08-05T11:45:16+01:00August 5th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having an impact on many industries, and construction is one of them. However, it does not seem to be having the same impact on the construction industry as it is having on others. Why is this? AI is the name given to the mimicking of human brain functions (such as learning, ...

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22 07, 2019

Government mandate the use of BIM in high-rise residential projects

By |2019-08-05T12:07:06+01:00July 22nd, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster, The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has recently released a 192-page consultation document entitled "Building a Safer Future: Proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system." The consultation will take place from 6th June to 31st July 2019 and follows on from Dame Judith ...

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8 07, 2019

Structural Engineering and BIM

By |2019-07-08T09:53:55+01:00July 8th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Structural design engineers play a vital role in construction projects, as they are responsible for ensuring the structural systems within a building can withstand internal and external extreme forces and loads. Without structural engineers, it would be virtually impossible for us to keep buildings standing. As we have spoken about in previous posts, there are ...

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17 06, 2019

Going Digital in Construction Part Five: Reviewing Team Formation

By |2019-06-04T10:01:25+01:00June 17th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

In the four previous blog posts, we have published as a guide to the UK BIM Alliance's "Going Digital" document, we have covered becoming aware of BIM, making a strategy, equipping the office to be able to work digitally, and formalising the use of digital with your client. The next step, therefore, is to take ...

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4 06, 2019

Women in BIM: 2D CAD Manager

By |2019-06-04T09:53:16+01:00June 4th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

As well as offering BIM services, The CAD Room also offers a 2D CAD service- and Sophia is our 2D CAD Manager. As part of our Women in BIM series of blog posts, we spoke to Sophia about her role and how she found working in the industry. What is a 2D CAD Manager? CAD stands ...

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29 05, 2019

Trainee CAD / BIM Technician

By |2019-05-29T12:08:26+01:00May 29th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Job Vacancy: Trainee CAD / BIM Technician Reporting to: CAD Manager Salary: £14.4k to £17k   Do YOU have a passion for the digital world of engineering? Do YOU want to be valued and make a significant contribution? Do YOU want to grow and develop your skills and responsibilities? We are currently looking for a ...

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29 05, 2019

BIM Coordinator (MEP)

By |2019-05-29T11:23:41+01:00May 29th, 2019|Careers|0 Comments

Job Vacancy: BIM Coordinator (MEP) Reporting to: BIM Manager Salary: £27k to £35k Do YOU have a passion for the digital world of engineering? Do YOU want to be valued and make a significant contribution? Do YOU want to take your career to the next level? Do YOU want to grow and develop your skills ...

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22 05, 2019

Going Digital in Construction Part Four: Formalising the Use of Digital

By |2019-05-16T14:04:31+01:00May 22nd, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Following on from our previous blog posts about the UK BIM Alliance's 'Going Digital' report, we are now going to take a closer look at Module Four "Formalising the use of Digital Working." Most construction projects start off with a decision being made on which procurement path the project will go down - in other ...

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