Main Information

Ross Robertson - DDS Architecture
Charlestown Workshops, KY11 3EN
Start Time
9:30 a.m.
End Time
4:30 p.m.

Technical Details

Individual Learning Accounts (ILA)
Requires C1 & C2?
Technical Level
Practical Level


No upcoming dates available.


Building Information Modelling Masterclass

This masterclass aims to give participants an understanding of Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Topic Includes

Benefits and uses of BIM

Outline of Standards relating to BIM

How BIM can be used in the care and conservation of historic Buildings

Course Suitability:

Suitable for architects, architectural technicians, surveyors and planners.

We are always happy to help learners choose the right course. Please contact us if you would like to discuss which course is suitable for you.

RICS, IHBC, RIBA, RIAS, & BEFS members qualify for a 20% discount with this course.

To access your discount you must call 01383 872 722 to access your discount.

Please have your relevant membership number ready when you call to book.

Course Programme

  • Intro
  • What is BIM section including a basic outline of what building information modelling is.
    • Overview, why BIM?
    • Benefits and uses
    • Common Software
    • BIM formats. Proprietary or open format
    • Introduction to IFC
  • A basic outline of the main standards relating to BIM; ISO19650 & ISO12006, Uniclass and why they are important when adopting BIM,
    • ISO 19650 sets standard framework to work within when adopting BIM and producing information,
    • ISO 12006 sets out the framework for classification of elements Uniclass is the UK implementation of this standard.
  • HBIM how building information modelling can be used in the care & Conservation of historic buildings.
    • Recording of listed features
    • Recording of changes to fabric over time
    • Producing working drawings for refurbishment
    • Recording elements that need to be maintained with links to further information,
    • Identification & explanation of complicated constructions/work sequences
    • HBIM or point clouds scans and photogrammetry?
  • Case Studies
  • Q&A
  • Cost

Course Tutor: Ross Robertson

Ross is a Chartered Architectural Technologist with 25 years’ experience in architectural design. Over his career Ross has produced design work for a variety of building types including Retail, Leisure & Residential. This work has included new builds & refurbishments conversions & extensions to existing buildings, many of these have been listed and within conservations areas. Ross is passionate about BIM and holds a Masters Diploma in Global BIM Management from the University of Barcelona. For the last decade Ross has run a small consultancy focusing on adopting BIM software, processes & workflows, particularly for use on refurbishment of existing buildings. Current Ross is undertaking a consultancy role implementing BIM workflows within award winning Architecture and Landscape Architecture practice Optimised Environments

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