Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the boon to construction industry. Well, this would be true only if EPC firms and general contractors would start BIM journey in their building and infrastructure construction projects early during concept evolution and let it last until the demolition. BIM being boon would only be a reality when architectural consultants use them not only for design visualization, but also resolving their inter-team conflicts, when structural engineers not only use BIM platforms for 3D modeling but also for BOMs and other steel detailing works in project.
So, why is it the case that only a part of AEC professionals deploy BIM throughout building construction projects? There can be three alternate reasoning for this situation to exist:
- Ignorance and unwillingness to adopt the change
- Lack of in-house resources to employ BIM workflows
- Misconceptions about the overall BIM concept
The first two alternatives, in fact, fall into weighing the priorities to educate ourselves and that responsibilities lies with the EPC firms or general contractors. This leaves us with the third reason for not adopting BIM during vivid stages. The…