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Estates Division


What is BIM?


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BIM is a methodology.

BIM principles support the adoption of collaborative behaviours and practices, connecting intelligent design to information-based technologies, to unlock efficient ways of working throughout the project life cycle.


BIM is about information.

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It has to relate to a Building project; it should be rich in non-graphical Information; and it should be built with reference to a 3D Model.


Example: Project Capella BIM fly-through (video)


There has been significant investment in the process by UK Government & professional bodies. 



The information delivery cycle