Is This the BIM Initiative of the Year?

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While Australia continues to grapple with BIM, the UK continues to innovate.

Businesses there are needing to get to grips with Building Information Modelling (BIM) as it becomes mandatory for public sector capital-build projects from April 1, 2016.

One Council in particular, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, is pushing the boundaries in this regards with their West Midlands Virtual Hospital (WMVH) initiative; a digital-engineered 3D hospital “walkthrough” embedded with a BIM platform. It complements the development of a real-life hospital, the soon-to-be-constructed £353 million Midland Metropolitan. Continue reading here