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dc.contributor.authorLi, J.
dc.contributor.authorHou, Lei
dc.contributor.authorWang, Xiangyu
dc.contributor.authorWang, Jun
dc.contributor.authorGuo, J.
dc.contributor.authorZhang, S.
dc.contributor.authorJiao, Y.
dc.identifier.citationLi, J. and Hou, L. and Wang, X. and Wang, J. and Guo, J. and Zhang, S. and Jiao, Y. 2014. A Project-based Quantification of BIM Benefits. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. 11: Article ID 123.

In the construction industry, research is being carried out to look for feasible methods and technologies to cut down project costs and waste. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is certainly currently a promising technology/method that can achieve this. The output of the construction industry has a considerable scale; however, the concentration of the industry and the level of informatization are still not high. There is still a large gap in terms of productivity between the construction industry and other industries. Due to the lack of first-hand data regarding how much of an effect can be genuinely had by BIM in real cases, it is unrealistic for construction stakeholders to take the risk of widely adopting BIM. This paper focuses on the methodological quantification (through a case study approach) of BIM’s benefits in building construction resource management and real-time costs control, in contrast to traditional non-BIM technologies. Through the use of BIM technology for the dynamic querying and statistical analysis of construction schedules, engineering, resources and costs, the three implementations considered demonstrate how BIM can facilitate the comprehensive grasp of a project’s implementation and progress, identify and solve the contradictions and conflicts between construction resources and costs controls, reduce project over-spends and protect the supply of resources.

dc.titleA Project-based Quantification of BIM Benefits
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.titleInternational Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems

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