Maturity of BIM Implementation in the Construction Industry: Governmental Policies

Maturity of BIM Implementation in the Construction Industry: Governmental Policies

© 2021 by IJETT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-7
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Alcínia Zita Sampaio
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I7P214

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Alcínia Zita Sampaio, "Maturity of BIM Implementation in the Construction Industry: Governmental Policies," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 7, pp. 92-100, 2021. Crossref,

The Building Information Modelling (BIM) methodology is currently the most widely used working platform in the construction industry. The benefit of its implementation is recognized across all activities and is considered a milestone in technological innovation applied in the sector. The increasing acceptance of the methodology by the industry covers the areas of the project, construction, management, and maintenance; within a business, after a prior period of investment in technology and training, the gains in value-added to the enterprise become evident. Architects, engineers, builders, and managers have gradually been recognizing the high capacity in the use of BIM-based tools for modeling, visualization, analysis, and simulation processes, motivating growth in the adoption of BIM around the world. This reflective study is supported and contextualized by its reference to BIM’s main features: its genesis, the concept, the range of applicability, and the main fundamentals of the methodology, namely, the parametric modeling process and the interoperability capacity of the software. These aspects have led to the involvement of the governments of several countries in adopting the methodology, establishing the implementation of BIM, initially in public construction, following a progressive mandatory process. The level of BIM implementation achieved described in the text demonstrates the current maturity of the construction sector around the world.

BIM methodology, Genesis, Governmental policies, Implementation, Maturity.

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