BIM Concept

05/08/19 – BIM concept prevents duplicate efforts on complex projects

AUTHOR: Kathleen Brown

Applying BIM to outdated processes could be a cure that’s worse than the disease. As much as 40% of project data can be lost in the handoffs of modeling from design to contractors to subcontractors to owners, San Diego-based construction management firm Gafcon Inc. estimated using Aon insurance data, arguing that many efforts are duplicated when each stakeholder works within a silo.

Gafcon, an owner’s representative, is a proponent of what it calls the Digital Twin OneModel approach, by which architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors and managers work on their respective models in a unified platform that fosters better collaboration. ...Read More>>>

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