BIM Awards 2017

Thursday 2 November
The Bike Shed, Shoreditch, London

BIM Awards 2017

New and exclusive to BIM Show Live are the BIM Awards.

A unique set of awards honouring digital construction excellence through 18 categories, representing the full spectrum of today’s modern methods of construction.

WHERE
The Bike Shed
London
WHEN
Thursday 2 November 2017
BIM AWARDS

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Recognising Industry Talent

For the first time, in 2017 we are introducing a new set of industry awards the “BIM Awards”; as part of your BIM Show Live experience.

The BIM Awards will run ahead of BIM Show Live in November 2017, and some of our lucky award winners will be selected to present at BIM Show Live on the 28 February and 1 March 2018.


Challenging Tradition

True to form as with everything BIM Show Live, we offer the unpredictable and are looking for beyond-the-norm; award entries that disrupt traditional thinking and showcase the capabilities of advanced technologies in the built environment.

We know there is amazing work being carried out in the digital built environment and we want to reward that talent, innovation, determination and tenacity.


Gain Your BIM Reward

Submit your entry today or nominate someone whom you believe to be BIM-tastic.
It’s quick, it’s simple – so what are you waiting for?

Submissions

Entries to the following categories can be submitted by a company or individual for a specific project (there is no limit on the number of categories which can be entered).

Best Fluffy Stuff

This award is looking for strategic planning and change management on projects completed between July 2016 to August 2017.

How the project was planned and delivered incorporating BIM Level 2 requirements with demonstrable results in efficiency savings and process improvements.

You may include some of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project.

Doing it: Architect

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your effective use of BIM and digital construction design and delivery processes in the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence through projects and construction work that your firm has been involved in, focusing on the outstanding features of this work, including innovative solutions to difficult problems and what your firm is doing differently to others.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: Landscape Architect

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your effective use of BIM and digital construction design and delivery processes in the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence through projects and construction work that your firm has been involved in, focusing on the outstanding features of this work, including innovative solutions to difficult problems and what your firm is doing differently to others.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: M and E Engineer

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your effective use of BIM and digital construction implementation processes in the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence through projects and construction work that your firm has been involved in, focusing on the outstanding features of this work, including innovative solutions to difficult problems and what your firm is doing differently to others.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: Structural Engineer

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your effective use of BIM and digital construction implementation processes in the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence through projects and construction work that your firm has been involved in, focusing on the outstanding features of this work, including innovative solutions to difficult problems and what your firm is doing differently to others.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: Information Manager

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your management of BIM and digital construction processes in the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence through protocols, policies and projects that firm had worked on, focusing on the outstanding features of this work, including innovative solutions to difficult problems and what your firm is doing differently to others.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: Contractor

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your BIM adoption level and implementation on projects within the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence of projects upon which you have used BIM and how this has been delivered. We’re looking for evidence of 3D capabilities, levels of collaboration and information/data management.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: Sub-contractor

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your BIM adoption level and implementation on projects within the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence of projects upon which you have used BIM and how this has been delivered. We’re looking for evidence of 3D capabilities, levels of collaboration and information/data management.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: Project Manager/Cost Consultant

For this category we’re looking for evidence of your project leadership skills, plus the management of BIM and digital construction processes in the past 12 months.

You must highlight your firms approach to BIM and provide demonstrable evidence through protocols, policies and projects that your firm had worked on, focusing on the outstanding features of this work, including innovative solutions to difficult problems and what your firm is doing differently to others.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project. Plus client testimonials would be advantageous.

Doing it: Abroad

The category is open to all members of the project team for an international project that has been completed (or at least one major phase has been completed) between July 2016 and August 2017.

The project must be located outside the UK, and at least one UK-headquartered firm must have been involved in its delivery.

Projects will be judged on their innovative use of digital construction methods, digital design processes, sustainability performance and overall outcomes.

You may include some of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project.

Clever Stuff: the small one (£5-10m)

This award is open to all members of the project teams who have completed a small development in the UK with a value between £5 and £10 million, from July 2016 to August 2017.

Projects will be judged on their innovative use of digital construction methods, digital design processes, sustainability performance and overall outcomes.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project.

Clever Stuff: the medium one (£10-15m)

This award is open to all members of the project teams who have completed a medium-sized development in the UK with a value between £10 and £15 million from July 2016 to August 2017.

For phased developments, at least one major phase must have been completed during this timeframe.

Projects will be judged on their innovative use of digital construction methods, digital design processes, sustainability performance and overall outcomes.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project.

Clever Stuff: the big one (over £15m)

This award is open to all members of the project teams who have completed a big development in the UK exceeding a value of £15 million from July 2016 to August 2017.

For large phased developments, at least one major phase must have been completed during this timeframe.

Projects will be judged on their innovative use of digital construction methods, digital design processes, sustainability performance and overall outcomes.

You may include some/all of the following: photographs, model images and videos of the completed project.

Submit your entry

Nominations

Entries for these categories are via nominations only for a specified individual candidate. Nominations should be submitted with the candidate's permission. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

The Rob Jackson OpenBIM Award

This award recognises the use of OpenBIM file formats on projects between July 2016 and August 2017.

You should nominate someone who has demonstrated a universal approach to the collaborative design, realization and operation of a project based on open standards and workflows, and how this has impacted on the project outcomes.

Nominations should be submitted with the candidate’s permission. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

And the pièce de résistance; this award will be judged by the legend, Rob Jackson himself!

Smartest Blogger

You should nominate an individual who posts messaging on their company/personal websites directly related to BIM and digital construction.

We’re looking for topical, current and possibly controversial content which has consistently made a genuine and meaningful contribution to the built environment.

Plus there must be a solution or outcome from the blog post and it must have gone live between July 2016 and August 2017.

Nominations should be submitted with the candidate’s permission. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Keep your eyes on this one

This award honours individuals who have influenced the built environment or shown significant promise for future contributions to live projects. Their work must be directly linked to BIM delivery.

The individual must be 25 years or under and nominations should be submitted with the candidate’s permission. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Making it happen

This is your chance to nominate a client who has taken a risk and embraced BIM and digital construction processes into their project(s) to achieve real-results that could not have been achieved without this delivery method.

We’re looking for clients who incorporated outstanding strategic planning and project management, combined with innovative thinking with economic impact.

Nominations should be submitted with the candidate’s permission. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Make a nomination

Honorary Award

It is not possible to submit an entry or make a nomination to this category, the BIM Awards Selection Committee will decide on the winner.

Digital Construction Legend

This Honorary Award is given for lifetime achievements, exceptional contribution and outstanding service to BIM and digital construction.

Someone who is ahead of the field and a leader of trends, insight and overall project delivery.

It is not possible to submit an entry or make a nomination to this category, the BIM Awards Selection Committee will decide on the winner.

The winner will be announced during the Award ceremony on Thursday 2 November 2017.