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Potential improvement of Building Information Modeling (BIM) implementation in Malaysian construction projects

Ahmad Latiffi, Aryani and Mohd, Suzila and Rakiman, Umol Syamsyul Potential improvement of Building Information Modeling (BIM) implementation in Malaysian construction projects. In: Product Lifecycle Management in the Era of Internet of Things. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, 467 . Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-33110-2

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Abstract

Application of building information modeling (BIM), such as preview design clashes and visualize project’s model increase effectiveness in managing construction projects. However, its implementation in Malaysian construction projects is slow in order to see and gain the benefits. Therefore, this paper aims to explore on potential improvement that could increase BIM implementation in construction projects. A literature review was conducted in the history of BIM and its effects on construction projects in Malaysia. This is further supported by semistructured interviews with construction players, consist of client, architect, structural engineer, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineers as well as contractor to discover potential improvement that could increase BIM implementation in construction projects. Encouragement from the government and top managerial level in an organization were found as a way to increase BIM implementation in construction projects. Highlighting the potential improvement is expected to increase BIM implementation in construction projects.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Building Information Modeling (BIM); construction industry; construction project; improvement Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2017 13:44
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2017 13:44
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8200
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