Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a set of technologies, processes and policies enabling multiple stakeholders to collaboratively design, construct and operate a Facility in virtual space. As a term, BIM has grown tremendously over the years and is now the 'current expression of digital innovation' across the construction industry

A more detailed definition of 'Building Information Modelling' is explored in the video below:

Video Source: BIM Framework's YouTube channel.

Within organisations, BIM is typically implemented in three consecutive stages (read more).

Similar termsVirtual Design and Construction (VDC),  Building Information Management,  Building Information Modeling
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