news from BRE

published: 6/7/2012

BRE's Nick Tune appointed Director of BuildingSMART UK

Nick Tune, Director of BRE Wales and South West has been appointed as Director and Business Manager of BuildingSMART UK, a company that brings together organisations who share the vision of improving construction industry processes through the use of Building Information Modelling, BIM.

BRE will be working in partnership with BuildingSmart UK to drive greater use of IT in the construction sector, through work such as the BRE Trust’s recently-announced Future Cities programme and the Smart Grids project.

Speaking about his appointment, Nick said “I am delighted to be able to take up this position at a time when BIM is at a key stage in its development. BRE and BuildingSMART will grow to become a key driving force in the uptake BIM and the wider use of ICT in the industry”

Building Information Modeling allows decisions to be made about a building, such as its initial design and layout, planned space and energy use, its day to day operation and occupation, and for managing its final deconstruction or reuse.

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