Making BIM work for existing buildings

Adding performance data to existing models will save money in the long run, but will clients see the benefits? As BIM penetrates the way we work on new buildings, teams are starting to become familiar with the process of making information models. As an activity it has many similarities with the way buildings were, and still are, designed when information was distributed across drawings, schedules and specifications instead of in an integrated model from which these views can be extracted. Fundamentally the process of laying out the spatial brief, and then…