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Running large commercial BIM projects

A previous MSc student discusses their experience moving from study to running large projects incorporating BIM.

In this video, Nohman Awan explains the difficulties and opportunities of using BIM in large multinational projects.

As required by the UK government, the project Nohman discusses adopted BIM level 2. While this helped with addressing the obvious issues in collaboration, other issues emerged regarding adoption of BIM by the various groups of experts involved.

Issues can arise in large project partnerships when partners have differing levels of expertise in implementing BIM.

BIM is also adopted in various formats and levels by construction experts. This becomes a problem when the consultants are required to work at a specific BIM level, in this case, level 2, as required by the UK government.

The problem is worse when the experts are from overseas and use different standards.

Your task

Either identify an international commercial project or discuss your own experiences of international projects.
Did the presence of differing standards used by the international partners cause problems? And, if so, how were these resolved?
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