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Alastair Parvin: Architecture for the people by the people Designer Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses? The concept is at the heart of WikiHouse, an open source construction kit that means just about anyone can build a house, anywhere.

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The CIC BIM protocol: a critical analysis - Building Information Modelling (BIM) article from NBS

SmartMarket ReportMcGraw-Hill Construction released a new SmartMarket Report on Prefabrication and Modularization in construction. “Building information modeling (BIM), modern manufacturing methods, sustainability goals and recognized productivity gains rejuvenate centuries old-construction processes.

690.0285 SMI / Building information modeling : a strategic implementation guide for architects, engineers constructors, and real estate asset managers

Standardised information-rich objects for consultants to use