BIM Role within the Conceptual Design Phase: A Case Study of a UK Construction Project

Michael Gerges, Mohammad Mayouf, Paul Watson, Godfaurd Johns, Ehab Kamel Ahmed, Omar Selim, Brandon Wenman
2019 International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction  
The application of building information modelling (BIM) during the construction cycle of any development varies. Systematically, the way BIM's applied during the initial phase will have a direct influence o n p hases t hat f ollow afterwards. Previous research focused on the application of BIM and concentrated on various aspects, which included sustainability or how to overcome the loss of data/information. However, it limited its focus on the application during a specific p hase o f the
more » ... . Analysis outlined both the benefits a nd b arriers o f a pplying B IM d uring t he c onceptual d esign p hase. T he study suggests that an informed evaluation of the application of BIM during any particular phase should take in consideration different stakeholders' roles and responsibilities.
doi:10.7492/ijaec.2019.006 fatcat:ihrqsy6bqbgqradtwepfbo2ofa