Adopting a BIM approach can bring predictability to a construction project, not just around capital delivery but operation too.
For construction professionals, manufacturers and other BIM content developers it is important to create BIM objects that operate in a Common Data Environment (CDE). BIM standards are consistently being reviewed and defined and it is very important for manufacturers to ensure that their BIM objects meet the standards.
At Redland, we fully understood the complexities in creating an extensive collection of BIM objects and worked with RIBA and NBS for the development. The BIM objects were officially launched on the NBS National BIM Library at the end of April.
Redland are very proud to have developed the most extensive set of pitched roofing BIM objects across all UK manufacturers. Objects have been created for not only for tiles but fittings and components, allowing specifiers and designers to create fully integrated roofing systems for their projects.
To view Redland's BIM objects visit: www.nationalbimlibrary.com/redland
Keeping the college on message
The roofing department at Leeds College of Building is now a NFRC centre of excellence as well as being the largest college of its kind in the UK. Chris Messenger, lecturer in roof slating and tiling, takes us through a typical day at the beginning of the teaching year.
Ford plans to get motoring
At 26, Matthew Ford has won one of the industry’s top awards, the BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019 in pitched roofing. So now what?
BMI delivers high aesthetic down by the waterside
Offering a 21st century modern material performance with the appearance of a weathered hand-made tile, the BMI Redland Heathland Autumn concrete plain tile - from BMI UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions - proved ideal for a planning-sensitive canal-side housing development just outside Oxford.