Chartered Institute of Building joins UK BIM Alliance’s affiliate programme

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has joined the UK BIM Alliance’s Affiliate Programme to enable a better performing built environment.

The Affiliate programme aims to bring together the professional institutions, trade organisations and any other industry organisations to provide a consistent message and coordinated approach to digital transformation.

The CIOB has a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of development, conservation, and improvement of the built environment.

The UK BIM Alliance aims to ensure BIM becomes business as usual whilst transforming and future proofing the way industry work.

By joining forces, both bodies aim to strengthen industry improvement and enable a better performing built environment.
Promoting the ‘digitalisation agenda’.

Caroline Gumble, CIOB’s chief executive officer, said: “The digitalisation agenda is crucial to the better use and understanding of data and information across construction and the built environment.

“The CIOB looks forward to actively working with the UK BIM Alliance in ensuring that this is both better understood and taken forward in collaboration across the industry, professions and trade associations.”

Garry Fannon FCIOB, UK BIM Alliance Affiliates leadership team, added: “We are delighted to welcome the CIOB and its members as affiliates to the UKBIMA.

“This commitment is a positive step forward to improve communication and understanding between the Alliance and CIOB members, delivering support, clarity and consistency as the Construction Industry digitally transforms.”