ABAB JUNE 2019 FORUM COMMUNIQUE

03 July 2019   The Advisory Board focuses on delivering the value of Building Information Modelling in the lifecycle management of buildings and infrastructure assets   The Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB) held its second Forum for 2019 on 21 June in Melbourne.  Mr Andrew Curthoys, Director, Engagement and Taskforce, Department of State Development, Manufacturing, […]

ABAB FEBRUARY 2019 FORUM COMMUNIQUE

22 February 2019   The Advisory Board’s 2019 program continues its leadership and coordination role in the consistent adoption of Building Information Modelling   The Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB) held its first Forum for 2019 on 20 February in Adelaide. BIM Process Consistency, and Asset Information Requirements These recently released documents were praised as […]

ABAB LAUNCHES TWO NEW BIM PUBLICATIONS

As previously advised, the Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB) in its 5 October 2018 Forum endorsed the release of two important publications developed to drive consistent approach to the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) through the design, construction and operation of an asset. ABAB is pleased to announce their release: BIM Process Consistency: Towards […]

DEVELOPMENT OF A NATIONAL BIM STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK

The Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB) recently held its second 2018 Forum in Brisbane. One highlight from the meeting was the potential for ABAB to be the governance vehicle for a National Building Information Modelling (BIM) Strategic Framework.  A Concept Paper was tabled by the Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, and […]

BIM IS ESSENTIAL FOR AUSTRALIA’S SMART CITY VISION

The Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB) met with Hon Paul Fletcher, Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities last week in Canberra ahead of its first Forum for 2018 to discuss how BIM can support the urban infrastructure and smart cities agenda. “The prize for BIM adoption in construction is large. Reports forecast that the wider […]

ABAB LEADS ADOPTION OF BIM IN AUSTRALASIA

The Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB) held its third meeting for 2017 on 16 November in Melbourne where it continued to drive improved productivity and asset outcomes in the built environment through a consistent approach to the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) across Australia and New Zealand. The 24-strong members of the ABAB from […]