What is BIM?

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a method enabled by a computer system that allows diverse disciplines to build and share a prototype of a building or infrastructure. different disciplines get to see the building in the way they want.

BCG states savings of over $1 trillion a year expected from using BIM. Most countries legislate for its use,

Build 5 hospitals, get the 6th free is how it was promoted to the UK Government.

This technology has the possibility to significantly reduce GHG emissions (10-20%?) and is already significantly impacting the global economy.

 

This book tell you how all this is possible, about its benefits, its origins and its future.