BIM expert praises Cabinet

BIM expert John Adams, director and head of BIM services at Darlington-based BIM Strategy, recently visited our Teesside offices to learn more about Opentree’s Cabinet. Adams, a qualified architect, has long experience at the cutting edge of building information modelling. He spent nearly five years at Gateshead Council working in its CAD and BIM working […]

Purcell picks Opentree’s Cabinet to manage design deliverables

International architectural practice, Purcell, opts for Opentree to help manage BIM workflows. Purcell, a 275-strong UK architectural, masterplanning and heritage design consultancy, has selected the Cabinet electronic document management platform developed by Opentree as a basis for its building information management, BIM-driven design processes. One of the UK’s leading heritage sector architects, Purcell has ten […]

Fusion Building Systems picks Opentree

Offsite construction specialist Fusion Building Systems is working with Opentree to streamline its building information modelling data flows. Northampton-based Fusion Building Systems has selected the Cabinet engineering document management platform developed by Teesside-based Opentree as a basis for its building information modelling, BIM-driven design and fabrication processes. An advocate of modern methods of construction and associated advances […]

BIM compliance: not just about CDEs

Since 2011 many UK construction industry businesses have been working towards higher levels of BIM competence and BIM compliance, and we have been helping several with that process. Some people’s initial perceptions of BIM focus on choosing and using BIM software tools rather than thinking of BIM as a collaborative process supported by technology. BIM […]

North Midland Group selects Cabinet to manage BIM compliance

Nottinghamshire-based NM Group works with Opentree to demonstrate its compliance with UK building information modelling requirements. The 1500-strong NM Group, headquartered in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, has selected the Cabinet engineering document platform developed by Teesside-based Opentree as a basis for its building information management (BIM) processes. With annual revenues of £250m, NM Group provides design, build, […]

Integrating WIP with a CDE

In construction design processes, “Work in progress” (sometimes abbreviated to WIP) relates to design work which has yet to be completed, checked, approved and released to other parties on a project. Typically, it is design work that is undertaken within a single organisation or discipline. In the 2D world, the status of a CAD drawing was […]

Opentree supporting BIM for SMEs

In London this week, Opentree is sponsoring an award for effective collaboration. We are backing the award for Best BIM Project for Subcontractor Engagement at the 2017 BIM4SMEs Awards event aboard HMS Belfast, close to Tower Bridge. We are pleased to be promoting a category that reflects the need for improved collaboration and timely information-sharing […]

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