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© 2018, IGI Global.Building information modelling (BIM) tools and workflows, new procurements methods, and emerging management practices are being adopted on projects to overcome collaboration barriers and improve project performance within the architecture, engineering, construction, and operation (AECO) sector. Academic literature and industry reports recommend the use of collaborative procurement methods such as design and build (DB) procurement and integrated project delivery (IPD) when adopting BIM workflows. However, to date there are little operationalization and empirical evidence of the value realization potential when using BIM in conjunction to these procurement methods. This chapter draws upon five case studies of BIM-based DB projects to analyze and quantify the potential of value realization using clash detection as a use value. The results reveal potential hurdles inhibiting BIM from reaching its full potential. Accordingly, recommended changes to the current processes are suggested to facilitate BIM in enhancing value on DB projects.
Author(s): Jowett BR, Hattab MA, Kassem M
Editor(s): Kumar B
Publication type: Book Chapter
Publication status: Published
Book Title: Contemporary Strategies and Approaches in 3-D Information Modeling
Print publication date: 30/05/2018
Online publication date: 18/05/2018
Acceptance date: 02/04/2014
Publisher: IGI Global
Place Published: Hershey, PA
Notes: 9781522556251 Hardback ISBN.
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