Publications / 2014 Proceedings of the 31st ISARC, Sydney, Australia

The Challenges and Trends of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Construction and Resources Sectors

Xiangyu Wang, Heap-Yih Chong
Pages 4-6 (2014 Proceedings of the 31st ISARC, Sydney, Australia, ISBN 978-0-646-59711-9, ISSN 2413-5844)

Productivity is a comprehensive problem in many countries. Particularly in construction and resources sectors, low productivity will potentially discourage future investments as building assets is becoming more and more unaffordable and unsustainable. In recent years, Building Information Modelling (BIM) is becoming much more active than ever. In order to fully realize where BIM is believed to be, there has to be a series of mechanisms in place to properly adopt BIM for construction site daily activities, beyond the design and engineering phases. BIM must go beyond itself by being integrated with other technologies towards dynamic planning. The paper also gives an insightful summary of where we are and where we should be, backboned by the BIM cases from construction and resources sectors.

Keywords: Productivity; Integration; Building Information Modelling (BIM); Challenges; Trends