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Translating the BIM Language
Technology
Friday February 3 2017

Translating the BIM Language

Many consultants make a simple but serious mistake: they assume clients, and others, understand what they're talking about.

Strata Management Chasing BIM
Strata
Tuesday November 15 2016

Strata Management Chasing BIM

Building information modelling (BIM) is currently one of the hottest topics in construction, and with increasing numbers of residential projects adopting it in Australia, there is...

International BIM Standards About to Land in Australia
Technology
Monday November 7 2016

International BIM Standards About to Land in Australia

Years after BIM started making waves in the industry in Australia and New Zealand, it finally appears to be coalescing into a standard way of delivering...

Defining New Possibilities with 4D BIM
Technology
Wednesday November 2 2016

Defining New Possibilities with 4D BIM

Few professional fields have benefited from computer technology as much as architecture and engineering. Computer aided design revolutionised the creation of complex structures, and Building Information...

How Relevant Are Australian Universities to Construction Innovation?
Business
Wednesday September 7 2016

How Relevant Are Australian Universities to Construction Innovation?

Many in the business community would be delighted to hear that the federal government, as part of its National Innovation and Science Agenda, is proposing to...

Consumers’ Plight:  ‘Buyer Beware’ Information Buried
Residential
Wednesday July 20 2016

Consumers’ Plight: ‘Buyer Beware’ Information Buried

When Australians sign a building contract, they know they will be making the biggest investment of their lives, but the truth of the inherent dangers of...

On the Edge of the Conscious Asset Age
Technology
Tuesday July 12 2016

On the Edge of the Conscious Asset Age

I heard this joke the other day and had to laugh at how true it really is: Question: ‘How many clients does it take to do a...

Google Start-up Uses Cloud to Make Files Compatible
Technology
Wednesday July 6 2016

Google Start-up Uses Cloud to Make Files Compatible

Research into the world’s future urbanisation challenges by a Google start-up has resulted in a new software platform that could radically enhance the way architects collaborate...

Information Can Unlock Real Success for Clients
Technology
Monday March 28 2016

Information Can Unlock Real Success for Clients

What is our industry doing for our clients? Are our clients getting value for money (albeit in most cases less money)?