Accommodating building deflection

The Minister for the Environment and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 3 , 4 and 18 of the Building Control Act, 1990 (No.3 of 1990), hereby makes the following Regulations— 3.Experts from across the construction and design sectors met recently at the Barbican Centre in London for a roundtable on Building Information Modelling (BIM) hosted by British Gypsum.Chaired by leading architectural journalist, Amanda Birch, the event was organised to explore issues ranging from the importance of accurate data for BIM projects, to using BIM to create better buildings suited to end-users’ needs.(1) Subject to sub-article (2), and article 8, these Regulations apply to works, or a building as regards which a material change of use takes place, where the works commence or the material change of use takes place on or after the date referred to in article 2. 153 of 1994 ); "Construction Products Directive" means Directive 89/106/EEC adopted by the Council of the European Communities on 21 December, 1988 (published in the Official Journal of the European Communities (No.(2) Notwithstanding sub-article (1), the regulations referred to in the First Schedule shall, subject to the provisions of those regulations, continue to apply to works, or a building as regards which a material change of use takes place, where— "agriculture" includes horticulture. 305 of 1991 ) as amended by the Building Control (Amendment) Regulations, 1994 ( S. L 40 Volume 32) of 11 February, 1989), as amended by Directive 93/68/EEC of 22 July, 1993 (published in the Official Journal (No.There is a strong demand for high quality office space, especially in city centres.

The OBF team included Pickard Chilton, design architect; Magnusson Klemencic Associates, structural and civil engineer; Atelier Ten, sustainable design; Cosentini Associates, MEP engineer; IA, interior architect; and Gilbane Building Company, cost estimator and scheduler.

BIM4M2 Group Vision The BIM for Manufacturers and Manufacturing (BIM4M2) group has a clear vision.

It is: “For the UK construction product manufacturing sector to be recognised as a world leader in the integration of BIM and manufacturing technologies to supply the products and solutions for a sustainable built environment” --BIM4M2 In order to achieve the BIM4M2 vision, manufacturers must supply the accurate information at an appropriate level of detail as required for their products to ensure they can feed into the model.

To view highlights of the discussion on the importance of the accuracy of data, please see the video below: BIM is altering the ways of working in the construction industry.

British Gypsum, a key member of the BIM for Manufacturers and Manufacturing Group or BIM4M2, is exploring the technology’s benefits as well as the need to ensure the accuracy of all product and system data.

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