BIM Case Studies

BIM-Enabled collaborative platform for innovative low impact school procurement – The Oakfield Primary School project

BIM-enabled collaborative platform (BIM-ECP) for low impact schools is an InnovateUK funded project aiming to utilise Building Information Modelling (BIM) to enable continuous process and product development through collaboration between key members of the supply-chain. One aspect of BIM-ECP has been applied at the new Oakfield Primary School, a combination of new build and refurbishment project, completed and opened for use in October 2012. Using Building Management System (BMS) project data, the partners are looking at ways to use BIM in order to close the upstream knowledge-feedback loop between construction and design.  InnovateUK case study.pdf

Meadow Road affordable housing - pilot project

Meadow Road is a design and build scheme for 12 houses in three blocks and host to a research project funded by Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board).The primary objective of the research project is to explore the changes in dynamics and behaviours across the construction supply chain, required to ensure that Building Information Modelling (BIM) delivers a more efficient and collaborative way of working. Meadow Road March 2015.pdf

The research project was undertaken by the Clarkson Alliance who is serialising the 50 lessons learned to help clients, architects and others fast track their experience with BIM. Read more ...

BIM Task Group
Lesson Learned on a number of early adopter Government projects.  Read more

BIM Project of the Year 2015
Winner:  Mayfield School
The Mayfield School project in Redbridge used BIM Level 2 systems and other techniques to deliver exceptional predictability and improved profitability for all concerned.  This build encouraged and enabled innovation to increase school capacity by 50% through a project that took 6 months less than normal from using more productive build technologies and faster procurement. Read more

BIM Project of the Year 2014
Winner: HMYOI Cookham Wood
HMYOI Cookham Wood, near Rochester in Kent, houses young offenders. This project is often cited as the UK’s first serious use of BIM; its lessons directly informed development of what is now defined as BIM Level 2  and achieved a 20% reduction on benchmarked costs. Read more

BIM Project of the Year 2013
Winner: William Perkins C of E School
Using BIM on the William Perkins Church of England High School project in North Ealing instigated a cultural change across Kier. Digitised 3-D modelling of integrated designs, cost modelling and programme planning enabled Kier to help ensure all parties understood what would be delivered, when and at what cost. Read more

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