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Arguments for BIM

BIM has come to stay. To what extent do you welcome the idea?
In this video industry experts present views on the benefits of BIM with reference to act

In this section, you will hear arguments for and against BIM adoption. After watching the videos and discussing your views you will be asked to vote in a poll indicating your views on mandatory BIM adoption.

In this video Simon Graham and Nada Milivojevic are joined by Hadeel Saadon, a BIM Manager for Coventry University Estates and Facility Management.

To summarise, some reasons for BIM adoption are:

  • Enabling construction workers to utilise the available data to coordinate their work.

  • Improving coordination in the building sector and therefore reducing delays, costs and extended construction periods.

  • Helping construction professionals share the information of a project effectively.

Your task

Are you convinced by these arguments for BIM adoption?
What other arguments can you think of in support of BIM?
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