BIM for Heritage

Developing a Historic Building Information Model

Buy printed version from bookshop

This publication on Building Information Modelling for heritage (Historic BIM) offers guidance for owners, end-users and professionals in the fields of heritage and construction. By raising awareness of the potential advantages of a BIM approach, this guidance will help users successfully implement BIM in heritage projects.

Historic BIM is, by definition, a multi-disciplinary process that requires the input and collaboration of professionals with very different skillsets. It is also a fast-developing field in terms of research, official guidance, standards and professional practice. This publication addresses the issues surrounding the production and use of BIM for historic buildings, and provides information about guidance and standards available elsewhere for managing a building’s entire life cycle effectively.

This document has been prepared by Sofia Antonopoulou and Paul Bryan. Comments are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected] or [email protected].


  • Introduction
  • How BIM works
  • Managing BIM data
  • Commissioning BIM
  • Helping you decide

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 78
  • Product Code: HEAG154


If you require an alternative, accessible version of this document (for instance in audio, Braille or large print) please contact us:

Customer Service Department

Telephone: 0370 333 0607
Email: [email protected]