Innovation 3: the use of building information models

(Derived from: Building bridges with ICT, Adriaanse, 2014)

The construction industry has traditionally been behind in its use of ICT compared with many other sectors such as industry (Dainty et al., 2006; Dave and Koskela, 2009). Construction has however seen significant developments in ICT in recent years. The most important of these is the application of Building Information Models (BIMs). BIMs are expected to ultimately have a very big impact on the construction sector. But what is a BIM? The following short movies give an insight into what a BIM is:

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