BIM: Compete or Collaborate?

27 September 2012

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM


MADE, 7 Newhall Square, Birmingham B3 1RU


This session will challenge existing concepts of BIM. The landscape surrounding BIM will be explored to examine other factors that might contribute to co-operative ways of working.

The course will project BIM as more than simply a software platform. The creation of higher quality information, better business and project team preparation and a positive contractual atmosphere are crucial to achieving a better outcome for all stakeholders using BIM. The course will illustrate how BIM is adaptable to differing scales of mainstream practice. By the end of the course participants will have an understanding of:

  • a wider range of ingredients/tools which can be used as a BIM environment
  • the integration of BIM into a business strategy
  • implementing BIM to differing levels on projects
  • practical steps to incorporate terms into forms of appointment and contracts.

This course is suitable for senior practitioners, architects and their associated professional colleagues at all levels who are interested in further developing business and project initiatives using BIM methodologies.

Speaker: Steve Race was part of a team that developed one of the first 3D multi-disciplinary CAD systems at Oxford Regional Health Authority thirty five years ago, a system which would now carry the label 'BIM'. He has a wealth of experience in co-operative working which embraces software platforms, business strategies, project team facilitation and a more collaborative legal landscape as means of exploring and implementing BIM. He has always been an independent consultant with a research, develop and practical application philosophy.

Registration from 1.30pm, CPD starts at 2pm


RIBA/CIAT Members - £55 + VAT 
Others - £80 + VAT
RIBA Student Members - £15 + VAT 
CPD Club Members - One place per club ticket


Online booking:

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Alternatively you can contact RIBA West Midlands using the details below.


RIBA West Midlands
0121 233 2321


RIBA West Midlands

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