BIM Process | Design and Construction Firms Reveal Benefits Achieved

Key Beneftis of BIM Process

What key benefits are design and construction firms realizing by using a BIM process?

This question came from the audience last week at my ASPE – Baltimore BIM presentation; “How BIM Changes Everything“.

BIM Benefits Revealed | View Building Design Construction Magazine | Top 25 BIM Firms 2012Building Design + Construction revealed BIM benefits achieved by architects, engineers, contractors, owners; that they derived from their projects. They list benefits that are

  • financial, providing project cost savings and improved profitability.
  • the firms’ competitive edge to winning projects and recruiting talented staff.
  • strategic, game-changing processes that are reducing traditional project timelines.

View Building Design Construction Magazine | Top 25 BIM Firms 2012In July 2012, Building Design + Construction released their “Giants 300 | Top 25 Lists of BIM Architectural, Engineering, Construction Firms lists.

View Building Design Construction Magazine | Top 25 BIM Architectural Firms 2012

“BIM implementation has been a long-term effort and a considerable one,” says Phil Harrison, FAIA, LEED AP, CEO of Perkins+Will. The firm has overcome the technical and training issues and is now “focusing on innovations and efficiencies,” he says.

View Building Design Construction Magazine | Top 25 BIM Engineering Firms 2012

EYP Architecture & Engineering adopted BIM in 2006, and it has become a core competency. One unexpected benefit: “BIM integration has created more opportunities for younger tech-savvy staff to collaborate with senior technical team members,” says John Pocorobba, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Chief Operations Officer.

View Building Design Construction Magazine | Top 25 BIM Construction Firms 2012

McGraw-Hill issued their December 2012 report; The Business Value of BIM in North America 2012. It provides a multi-year trend analysis and user ratings of BIM processes from 2007 to 2012. The 70-page report provides graphs, charts, interviews and the popular business case studies from real BIM-process projects.

Download 2012  SmartMarket Report | Business Value of BIM in North America Review from 2007 - 2012

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About Daniel Hughes

Daniel Hughes is an Expert Revit-BIM Consultant and Author of Here's a short list of his industry credentials: * Classroom & Onsite Revit Training to more than 700 professionals since 2002. * Senior Revit Technical Project Manager on more than $5 Billion of Client Projects * Senior Revit Implementation Manager to more than 130 national design, engineering and construction firms since 2002. * Expert Onsite-Online Revit Trainer-Implementation Consultant * Master Family Modeler * National Educational Author, Speaker & Blogger * Corporate owner for 15 years; serving national & international clients.
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