BIM - Building Information Modeling is not just a requirement for general contractors’ bid, but has become an integral part of construction projects altogether. It sure has increased the efficiency and productivity, but bottom line is that it has proved its worth of being a great tool for coordination and scheduling and thereby; eliminating the errors due to assumptions in construction projects, simple or with multiple complexities.
Amongst the construction projects, townships, innovatively designed malls, airports, metro station lines and multi-utility facility with design mix have the most complicated onsite activities. Streamlining of their activities is a must for smooth work.
For such big projects, scheduling mechanical, electrical and plumbing - MEP activities, becomes most difficult. This is because MEP needs are to be accommodated across the building on each floor and every corner, in accordance with the architectural and structural designs of the building or else the designs will have to be altered. This is where BIM intervenes very swiftly and assists MEP contractors and engineers. Off course, the human brain did it in the past, but to meet the current market demands and building construction trends; it would take up most of the time and contractors would lose their bids, which is surely not affordable.
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