BIM 3D modeling comes with a Quite Construction Revolution
BIM (Building Information Modeling), which is a multi-dimensional tool, involves effectively in the construction process by generating a visual model of the building and managing data about it at the design stage, throughout the construction period and during its working life. Typically BIM uses real-time, dynamic building modelling software that is working in BIM 3D modeling, 4D BIM and Scheduling and increasingly 5D Cost estimating with an aim of increasing productivity and efficiency. It helps save costs in the design and construction stage along with reducing running costs after construction.
Building Information Modeling offers new better and faster options for software-based planning, management and execution of construction projects. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) reports that around a third of construction consultants are using BIM. Building Information Modeling can really bring a revolution in the field of construction, as it can make significant influence in all areas. BIM proved that it is successful in all sectors of construction where the successive industry initiatives failed to do. It can bring consultants, designers and contractors together to work collaboratively and transparently with customers. With BIM 3D modeling, the information can be shared more accurately that will inform future projects and improve efficiency.
So far, contractors are widely using this new way of technology by establishing information share online for major projects. Construction consultants are someway far behind in using BIM because of the fact that quantity examiners simply work with the information provided by others and they do not generate the BIM 3D model themselves. But, nowadays, all important areas from conceptualization, design to construction, BIM is used widely.
BIM Revolution would make construction process simple and clear:
Building Information Modeling can make the design and construction process simpler and more transparent. With BIM, individual input can be clearly identified and defined that will protect the intellectual property of the parties to the project. Moreover, BIM can build a clear trail both for insurers and clients. Quantity examiners, who are in the management role, can easily administer and ultimately reduce the potential for litigation.
Building Information Modeling can cover all areas related to construction such as geometry, geographic information, spatial relationships, light analysis, quantities and properties of building components, project management and post construction facilities management. BIM data will be useful from inception and design stage to demolition and material reuse purpose. Moreover, it also shows systems, components, assemblies and sequences in relative to each other and relative to the entire project.
In short, BIM, which is a coordinated set of process supported by technology, saves time and money and improve stronger business continuity.