BIM LEVEL 2 GUIDANCE: UK EDITION
This guide is intended to help construction industry professionals, suppliers, clients and asset owners/operators understand and adopt all aspects of Level 2 BIM; a level of BIM maturity defined as embracing “file based collaboration and library management” in the delivery of assets.
BIM LEVEL 2 GUIDANCE: INTERNATIONAL EDITION
This guide draws on the collective knowledge and experiences of those closely involved with the UK BIM strategy and industry experts immersed in the UK’s approach to BIM. This experience identifies the key lessons from the UK BIM strategy and provides an insight into how this learning can be applied in national BIM initiatives around the world.
PRODUCT DATA DEFINITION
This technical specification is intended to provide a consistent methodology for the definition, creation, management and sharing of product information through the life cycle of an asset based on the purpose of that information, and who the information is to be used by.
LEVELS OF DEFINITION
To define information delivery a reference library of definitions is required. Levels of definition may be either described in terms of geometry (levels of detail) or information requirements (levels of information).
EMPLOYER’S INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS
The Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) form part of the appointment and tender documents on a BIM Project.
CIC BIM PROTOCOL
This Protocol identifies the Building Information Models that are required to be produced by members of the Project Team and puts into place specific obligations, liabilities and associated limitations on the use of the models.
CPIX BIM EXECUTION PLAN
The BIM Execution Plan (BEP) is submitted firstly pre-contract to address the issues raised in the EIR and then with more detail post-contract award to explain the supplier’s methodology for delivering the project using BIM.
- CPIX BIM ASSESSMENT FORM
The BIM Assessment Form provides a meaningful method of assessing a project member’s BIM competence and maturity.
NBS BIM OBJECT STANDARD
The availability of manufacturers’ BIM objects is an important factor in achieving success with BIM. The number of manufacturers engaging with BIM is rising but not quickly enough. The construction industry needs a comprehensive library of manufacturer BIM objects.
UNICLASS 2015 is a development of CPIC’s UNICLASS 2 and is now cited in the UK National foreword to ISO 12006-2 Building construction – Organisation of information about construction works as the UK response to that International Standard. This has the important effect of elevating its status from that enjoyed by previous versions of UNICLASS.
CLIENT’S GUIDE TO 3D SCANNING AND DATA CAPTURE
In this guide, a variety of applications and their associated processes will be presented, with a focus on identifying the key challenges for clients looking to procure 3D scanning services for capital projects and facilities management applications.
SURVEY AND THE DIGITAL PLAN OF WORKS
This guide highlights the key elements where a surveyor’s expertise can make the difference. It is not intended to be a definitive guide to BIM or surveying. It aims to give clients and survey practitioners alike a pragmatic understanding of the sequential development process, highlighting the issues for both to consider.
OUTLINE SCOPE OF SERVICES FOR THE ROLE OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This summary role description has been prepared for use on projects where appointments are based on individual scopes of service.
BEST PRACTICE GUIDE FOR PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE WHEN USING BIM
The guide is directly addressed to the needs of insured parties – particularly consultants engaged in the production of definition information using Building Information Models.
BIM FOR HERITAGE – DEVELOPING A HISTORIC BUILDING INFORMATION MODEL
This publication on Building Information Modelling for heritage (Historic BIM) offers guidance for owners, end-users and professionals in the fields of heritage and construction. By raising awareness of the potential advantages of a BIM approach, this guidance will help users successfully implement BIM in heritage projects.