11 04, 2022

Everything you need to know about how BIM helps construction

By |2022-04-11T12:05:19+01:00April 11th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on Everything you need to know about how BIM helps construction

The adoption of BIM in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry is gaining momentum, thanks to more companies working on getting better bottom-line returns from streamlining workflows. The model-based approach of BIM means that all contractors involved in a project can access every step involved in one area. This is just one benefit of ...

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11 03, 2022

BIM vs CAD: A complete guide

By |2022-03-09T11:48:20+00:00March 11th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on BIM vs CAD: A complete guide

The construction industry is changing rapidly, with new technologies being introduced all the time. BIM is one such technology, but many people often use the phrase interchangeably with CAD. Although there is a relationship between CAD and BIM, they are not the same thing. To get the most out of BIM, it is essential for ...

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14 02, 2022

5 things to consider before selecting a BIM outsourcing partner 

By |2022-11-30T09:54:54+00:00February 14th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on 5 things to consider before selecting a BIM outsourcing partner 

Outsourcing BIM services are becoming more and more popular, with lots of companies now offering BIM Services to construction companies. But how do construction companies identify the best BIM service provider for their needs?   The rapid increase in the population on a global scale has increased the demand for more efficient and sustainable residential ...

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31 01, 2022

The opportunities and challenges of BIM for surveyors

By |2022-01-17T14:44:44+00:00January 31st, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on The opportunities and challenges of BIM for surveyors

Building information modelling (BIM) is one of the most exciting opportunities that has arisen for surveyors in the last few years. This model-based approach to construction combines processes and technologies in such a way that supports the efficient creation and use of information. BIM offers lots of opportunities for surveyors thanks to its strong ties ...

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17 01, 2022

Can BIM be used for existing buildings?

By |2022-01-17T14:42:32+00:00January 17th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on Can BIM be used for existing buildings?

Using Building Information Modelling (BIM) on new buildings is easy to do - you are starting from scratch after all, and so you can make sure everything is laid out where it needs to be. But what if the building you are working on is an existing structure, such as a historical building, a renovation ...

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22 11, 2021

A guide to the four BIM dimensions – 3D, 4D, 5D & 6D

By |2022-11-30T10:06:56+00:00November 22nd, 2021|BIM Services|Comments Off on A guide to the four BIM dimensions – 3D, 4D, 5D & 6D

In this post, The CAD Room explores 3D, 4D, 5D and 6D BIM and shows how adding extra information can make for better buildings, thanks to more timely decisions being made. What is BIM? Building information modelling (BIM) is the name given to the process of creating and managing information throughout the lifecycle of ...

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11 10, 2021

A walk-through of the Point Cloud to BIM process

By |2022-11-30T10:08:47+00:00October 11th, 2021|BIM Services|Comments Off on A walk-through of the Point Cloud to BIM process

When we talk about surveying and Scan to BIM, we tend to talk about a series of steps that we implement in order to get an accurate representation of the existing conditions on a particular construction project. When it comes to defining what Scan to BIM actually is, then we tend to look towards ...

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27 09, 2021

What are the benefits of BIM for architects?

By |2021-09-08T10:25:12+01:00September 27th, 2021|BIM Services|Comments Off on What are the benefits of BIM for architects?

BIM technology is constantly evolving and improving, enabling greater accuracy and increasing all of the benefits it brings to use in construction projects.  More and more architectural practices are also now switching to our 3D CAD services from 2D in order to improve their design coordination. But what other benefits can BIM bring to a ...

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12 04, 2021

Architectural Rendering: A Beginner’s Guide

By |2021-04-06T13:15:58+01:00April 12th, 2021|BIM Services|Comments Off on Architectural Rendering: A Beginner’s Guide

The CAD Room offers many services to BIM consultants throughout the UK, including fire sprinkler system coordination and surveying services - but one of our most popular areas is our bespoke architectural rendering service. What is architectural rendering? Architectural rendering is the name given to the process of the creation of 2D and 3D images ...

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21 03, 2021

BIM for Quantity Surveyors: A blessing or a curse?

By |2021-03-08T10:59:56+00:00March 21st, 2021|BIM Services|Comments Off on BIM for Quantity Surveyors: A blessing or a curse?

Research published by RCIS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has shown that Building Information Modelling (BIM) can be a great benefit to Quantity Surveyors, by enabling them to speed up the estimating process through the use of the New Rules of Measurement. What is a Quantity Surveyor? The main aim of the role of a ...

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