City CPD Club - 6 March 2013

06 March 2013

10:00 AM - 4:15 PM


Milford Halll Hotel, 206 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3TE


As design of the built environment becomes more technically demanding, new ways of delivering projects are emerging and the Government is strongly encouraging the profession to use BIM (Building Information Modelling). What does this mean and what are the implications for the main stream of small architectural practices? What does this mean for our businesses and our obligations to clients? And what does this mean to the other professions we work with?

A more comfortable and valid interpretation of the BIM acronym is Better Information Management.

This means that all architectural practices have been ‘doing’ BIM during their entire existence. It is simply a case of: "Can we manage information better"? That activity does not necessarily need high investment in software or a major change in the way we work, but there are some simple principles of information management that can improve our response to our clients and benefit the practice as well.

BIM for SMEs case studies

This seminar will be followed by two comprehensive presentations by architectural practices who will give their viewpoint on BIM, focusing on the approach taken, the benefits perceived, what works and what does not whilst explaining how BIM can assist with the production and coordination of information. In Truro, Andy Lolley of Catchfrench Design and Simon Francis of Capita Symonds accompanied by a structural engineer and a QS and in Salisbury, Robert Klaschka and Patrick Wilson

2013 City CPD Club Brochure


RIBA/CIAT £135 + VAT members (£162)
Non-RIBA £200 + VAT members (£240)
RIBA student £50 + VAT members (£60)


Michelle Taylor
0844 800 2767


RIBA South West

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