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NATIONAL BIM SURVEY

Welcome to the eighth NBS National BIM Report. In this report, we look at the UK Government’s BIM mandate and the current levels of BIM adoption, as well as people's attitudes towards BIM.

As ever, we hope that you find the findings helpful, and enjoy reading the report. We would like to thank all those who took the time to complete the survey: without them there would be no report.

Thank you also to the professional bodies and institutes who publicised the survey to their membership. Having this cross-discipline support for our survey helps make sure that the ...

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PLATFORMS

When the Latham Report, ‘Constructing the Team’, was published in 1994, Michael Latham noted that ‘There is scope for improvements through greater standardization of components and design details and more off-site prefabrication’. 24 years later, the wait for those improvements may finally be coming to an end.

The unavoidable truth is that without innovation, we don’t have the resources to accomplish the huge amount of building that the UK needs. There’s £600 billion of government investment in the pipeline, yet our workforce is ageing and...

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BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING

The building information modeling (BIM) market is expected to grow from USD 3.16 billion in 2016 to USD 7.64 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 16.51% during the forecast period. The objectives of the report includes forecast of the BIM market size in terms of value for BIM software and services. Further, it includes the detailed information regarding the drivers of the BIM market such as the enhanced communication and coordination throughout the asset lifecycle management process due to adoption of BIM. It also includes detailed information about the restraints, opportunities, and challeng...

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BIM MARKET

Building information modeling (BIM) have been on the rise and set to be one of the fastest growing areas of the construction industry. A major restraint hampering the growth of the BIM market is the high costs of software and necessary hardware to run it. Though the software reduces the overall costs of the projects by approximately 30%, BIM tools are available at very high prices and hence, may seem out of the budget for small firms. Apart from this, the architects or contractors who adopt BIM in their construction processes require training to understand the approach of the same in the lo...

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