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Title: Overview of BIM Implementation in Singapore and Japan
Authors: Kaneta, Takashi  kyouindb  KAKEN_id  orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3644-571X (unconfirmed)
Furusaka, Shuzo
Tamura, Atsushi
Deng, Nisi
Author's alias: 金多, 隆
田村, 篤
Keywords: Building information modeling
general contractor
architect, drawing
project management.
Issue Date: 28-Dec-2016
Publisher: David Publishing Company
Journal title: Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture
Volume: 10
Issue: 12
Start page: 1305
End page: 1312
Abstract: This paper aims to overview BIM (building information modeling) implementation in Singapore and to clarify the problems concerned with BIM in Singapore and Japan. The Singapore BIM Roadmap and related policies developed by BCA (Building and Construction Authority) are introduced at first along with the background and environment in Singapore. Despite of the assessment from Japan, BIM implementation in Singapore is not always perfect and well-equipped according to the authors’ interviews to Japanese general contractors operating in Singapore. Japanese general contractors have ability to produce and coordinate design drawings and shop drawings by hiring in-house architects and engineers. The client and the architects can reduce project risk concerning design and drawings by transferring it to the general contractor. The authors discuss the problems on project management to show the strategy to develop the new version of BIM, hoping to share the value with all of the stakeholders of the project.
Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2433/244162
DOI(Published Version): 10.17265/1934-7359/2016.12.001
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