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Chapter_10 - Sustainable Design and Building Information...

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Sustainable Design and Building Information Modeling Dr. Kevin L. Burr
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Building Information Model What is BIM? What components might it entail? What information could it provide? What problems do you forsee?
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BIM Cont’d BIM is a new method for digitally representing the physical and functional characteristics of a building. BIM allows collaboration by different stakeholders at different phases of the life cycle of a building to insert, extract, update or modify information.
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BIM Cont’d BIM can facilitate real time changes and help deliver a higher level of collaboration between the owner and contractor.
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Who Benefits from BIM? Architectural Designers Owners Contractors Cost Engineers Structural Designers Electrical Designers Mechanical Desginers Plumbing Designers Landscape Designers
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Architectural Designers Production of well- coordinated documents Faster building systems coordination (space reservation, clash detection) Accuracy of detailed design activities ie. quantification and costing Design prototype (space arrangements, assemblies, materials) Virtual analysis of space, lighting, energy, structural elements
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Owners can glean savings of 5%-10% on projects through BIM implementation.
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course CM 105 taught by Professor Burr,k during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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