BIM in the Netherlands: current state of the art

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has seen an unprecedented uptake in the Dutch Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. BIM includes both software to manage essential building design and project data as well as project management related tools and methods. It is frequently seen as a means to reduce failure costs and increase productivity. These rapid […]

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BIM training kits – a worldwide review

The uptake of Building Information Modeling (BIM) applications by the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry has snowballed in recent years. BIM applications enable the creation and use of an intelligent data model that is shared and used in different phases of a building’s life-cycle. These applications are quite complex and provide much greater functionality […]

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Boundary spanning with BIM

State-of-the-art BIM tools connect participants from different disciplines in a construction project with each other through the development of a shared building model. Such a model is a representation of a building depending on the view taken. A building may, for example, be viewed as a set of spaces, as a sculptural form or as […]

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