Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

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What is BIM? (Building Information Modelling)

BIM is the management of information through the whole life cycle of a built asset, from initial design all the way through to construction, maintaining and finally de-commissioning, through the use of digital Modelling. It's all about collaboration - between engineers, owners, architects and contractors in a three dimensional virtual construction environment (common data environment), and it shares information across these disciplines. 

Building Information Modelling allows design and construction teams to communicate about design and coordinate information across different levels that has been unseen before. This information remains with the project, from before beginning construction, right throughout its lifetime. It also helps to analyze any potential impacts.

Since April 2016, the UK government has required construction suppliers tendering for centrally-procured government projects, including buildings and infrastructure, to be working at Level 2. BSI is supporting the industry with a range of solutions to address the requirements.

The value of BIM

Discover more about the BSI journey and learn the benefits that BAM Construct UK Ltd, BAM, Skanska UK, Desapex Engineering at Bangalore, India gained from achieving the BIM Design and Construction Kitemark. Understand why it is critically important to the construction industry; how it helps to ensure best practice and supports organizational growth. 

BSI Solutions

Whatever your stage in your adoption, you can achieve significant commercial, operational and financial benefits through our Solutions.


The range of BIM standards has been developed to help the construction industry adopt BIM Level 2. These include:

  • ISO 19650-1:2018
  • ISO 19650-2:2018
  • PAS 1192-3:2014
  • BS 1192-4:2014
  • PAS 1192-5:2015
  • BS 8536-1:2015
  • BS 8536-2:2016


We'd be delighted to advise you on your journey, please call +91 11 4762 9000 to talk to an advisor.