Building Information Modelling (BIM)

JCT is at the forefront of providing leadership within the construction industry in respect of the integration of BIM (Building Information Modelling) and construction contracts. The JCT BIM Working Group is set up to explore, debate, and provide guidance to the JCT Council on BIM and other technology-related issues, which may need reflection in the JCT contract framework itself, or in the form of published guidance.

JCT was the first construction contract-producing body to provide specific BIM provisions, in the form of our Public Sector Supplement 2011. We followed this up with our first practice note, Building Information Modelling (BIM): Collaborative and Integrated Team Working, and we incorporated the provisions from the Public Sector Supplement relating to BIM into the JCT 2016 Edition of Contracts.

Our latest practice note, BIM and JCT Contracts is now available. Check out the resources below for where you can access the latest practice note and other useful information.


JCT’s BIM Resources

BIM and JCT Contracts

Our latest practice note, BIM and JCT contracts is available to purchase from the JCT online store. It provides up-to-date guidance for using JCT contracts on construction projects where BIM is to be used. The aim of BIM and JCT Contracts is to further the understanding of BIM related legal and contractual issues and suggest ways of approaching such issues in a collaborative and constructive way. Find out more and get your copy>

THE JCT PODCAST – EPISODE 1: BIM AND JCT CONTRACTS – all about our work on BIM and the latest practice note. LISTEN NOW>


JCT 2016 Edition of Contracts

The current edition of the JCT contract suite, JCT 2016, incorporates the provisions relating to BIM from our Public Sector Supplement 2011. You can find out more about the JCT 2016 Edition and the key features of the suite, including BIM, by checking out the resources on the JCT 2016 Edition page.


Building Information Modelling (BIM), Collaborative and Integrated Team Working

Our first BIM practice note, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Collaborative and Integrated Team Working, is intended as a guide to assist practitioners in gaining a greater understanding of BIM and provides information on the integration of BIM and collaborative working within the contract process. This practice note can be downloaded from our Useful Documents page on the JCT online store.