A great post by Allister – whilst acknowledging the great work that NBS do through RIBA Enterprises, the RIBA’s lack of engagement and advice to architects is abysmal. We need sensible, solid advice from the RIBA to guide the majority of practices out there from a commercial perspective to ensure they are not left behind. Please look to the RICS as a professional institution that have approached this properly.
This week BIMplus published a story on the most influential Twitter users in BIM, search #bimtwitter50 for more information.
This was a good opportunity for industry to nominate the people that influence them on BIM and promote BIM to a wider audience. It was announced that five on this list were architects, however after a little self revealing the total number is eleven. Why is this important? My view is that architects should be engaging with BIM and also should be leading some of the debate to ensure that their skills and ideas are brought into the future development of BIM. It is great that a fifth of the list is made up of architects but I still wonder about wider adoption and I particular the support architects are given to develop this further. As I have stated before I would like to see the RIBA take a greater role…
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