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Arguments against BIM

Let's look at the arguments against the adoption of BIM.

Having watched the arguments for BIM adoption, now watch this video where Simon, Nada and Hadeel share some arguments for why people may be against BIM.

In summary, some reasons against BIM adoption are:

  • People are unwilling to adopt new methods.

  • Experts and organisations have their own cultures, posing significant challenges when standardising practices.

  • People are wary of mistakes when learning new tools.

Your task

Are you convinced by these arguments against BIM adoption?
Can you think of other arguments to delay the adoption of BIM?
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