British Standards

Various International and British Standards apply to the use of BIM and CAD within the AEC Industry within the UK. The BSI has published the following standards which should be considered.

Publish British Standards and documents:-

BS 1192:2007

Collaborative production of architectural, engineering and construction information. Code of practice 

Available from the BSI Bookshop

Building Information Management. A Standard Framework and Guide to BS 1192

This book is a guide to BS 1192:2007 Collaborative production of architectural, engineering and construction information , the British Standard that is the code of practice that provides a best practice method for the development, organization and management of production information for the construction industry. 

BS 7000-4:1996

Design management systems. Guide to managing design in Construction.

Available from the BSI Bookshop

BS 8541-1:2012

Library Objects for Architecture, Engineering and Construction: Identification and grouping

BS 8541-2:2011

Library objects – Part 2: Recommended 2D symbols of building elements for use in building information modelling

Available from the BSI Bookshop

BS 8541-3:2012

BS 8541-3:2012. Library objects for architecture, engineering and construction. Shape and measurement. Code of practice

Available from the BSI Bookshop

BS 8541-4:2012

BS 8541-4:2012. Library objects for architecture, engineering and construction. Attributes for specification and assessment. Code of practice

Available from the BSI Bookshop

PAS 1192-2:2013 

Specification for information management for the capital/delivery phase of construction projects using building information modelling

Available from the BSI Bookshop