South African BIM Opportunities Abound – The Employer

South African BIM Opportunities Abound – The Employer The most important stakeholder is the Employer. Quite often their responsibility is assumed by the lead designer (Architect/Multidisciplinary Engineering Firm). This is not ideal and one may argue a conflict of interest exists. Consider the following figure taken from the British Standard: BSI_PAS_1192_2_2013, Specification for Information Management […]

South African BIM Opportunities Abound – The Employer Representative

The most important stakeholder in the BIM process is the Employer. Looking at the way in which the UK BIM Protocol came into being, it I easy to see how the client might be construed to be Government (they do spend trillions of dollars on infrastructure around the world). In the UK, the British Cabinet […]

South African BIM Opportunities Abound – The Current Situation

Quote by John Adams: “Every problem is an opportunity in disguise.” This very much true in South Africa. There are enormous opportunity for those within the industry to embrace and practice BIM to its full extent. I had the privilege of talking to a key figure managing large building projects at one of South Africa’s […]