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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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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16 05, 2019

Women in BIM: Office Manager

By |2019-05-16T13:54:57+01:00May 16th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

As part of our Women in BIM series of blog posts, this month we are going to be talking about the role of an Office Manager. Not all positions within the world of BIM are CAD related, and the role of Office Manager cannot be understated. They are the people that ensure that the business ...

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22 04, 2019

Going Digital in Construction Part Three: Equipping the Client Office

By |2019-04-23T09:15:21+01:00April 22nd, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

As part of our series of blogs exploring the information in the UK BIM Alliance's recent "Going Digital" report, we have taken a closer look at Module One 'Becoming Aware' and Module 2 'Strategy Making'. In this post, we are going to look at Module 3 'Equipping the Client Office.' which is a critical thing ...

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8 04, 2019

Women in BIM: The Role of a Trainee CAD / BIM Technician

By |2019-04-23T09:15:13+01:00April 8th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

As part of our Women in BIM series of posts, we are going to take a closer look at some of the roles available in the construction industry. From the qualifications and training, you will need, to progression opportunities - plus a behind-the-scenes view from the relevant person at The CAD Room. Everything you need ...

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20 03, 2019

Going Digital in Construction Part Two: Strategy Making

By |2019-04-23T09:15:41+01:00March 20th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

As part of our series of posts looking at the UK BIM Alliance, "Going Digital: A Guide for Construction Clients" – released this month – we are going to look at Module 2: Strategy Making. If you remember, Module One was about the client becoming aware of what BIM is and the scope of work ...

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