British Standards

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
Available from the BSI Bookshop
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