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BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Designers, Engineers, Contractors, and Facility Managers, 3rd Edition

BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Designers, Engineers, Contractors, and Facility Managers, 3rd Edition

Rafael Sacks, Chuck Eastman, Ghang Lee, Paul Teicholz

ISBN: 978-1-119-28755-1

Jul 2018

688 pages

$79.99

Description

Discover BIM: A better way to build better buildings

Building Information Modeling (BIM) offers a novel approach to design, construction, and facility management in which a digital representation of the building product and process is used to facilitate the exchange and interoperability of information in digital format. BIM is beginning to change the way buildings look, the way they function, and the ways in which they are designed and built.

The BIM Handbook, Third Edition provides an in-depth understanding of BIM technologies, the business and organizational issues associated with its implementation, and the profound advantages that effective use of BIM can provide to all members of a project team. Updates to this edition include:

  • Information on the ways in which professionals should use BIM to gain maximum value
  • New topics such as collaborative working, national and major construction clients, BIM standards and guides
  • A discussion on how various professional roles have expanded through the widespread use and the new avenues of BIM practices and services
  • A wealth of new case studies that clearly illustrate exactly how BIM is applied in a wide variety of conditions

Painting a colorful and thorough picture of the state of the art in building information modeling, the BIM Handbook, Third Edition guides readers to successful implementations, helping them to avoid needless frustration and costs and take full advantage of this paradigm-shifting approach to construct better buildings that consume fewer materials and require less time, labor, and capital resources.

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Foreword to the Third Edition xvii

Preface xxi

CHAPTER 1 Introduction 1

1.0 Executive Summary 1

1.1 Introduction 2

1.2 The Current AEC Business Model 2

1.3 Documented Inefficiencies of Traditional Approaches 9

1.4 BIM: New Tools and New Processes 13

1.5 BIM as a Lifecycle Platform 18

1.6 What Is Not a BIM Platform? 19

1.7 What Are the Benefits of BIM? What Problems Does It Address? 20

1.8 BIM and Lean Construction 25

1.9 What Challenges Can be Expected? 28

1.10 Future of Designing and Building With BIM 30

1.11 Case Studies 30

Chapter 1 Discussion Questions 31

CHAPTER 2 Core Technologies and Software 32

2.0 Executive Summary 32

2.1 The Evolution to Object-Based Parametric Modeling 33

2.2 Beyond Parametric Shapes 48

2.3 BIM Environments, Platforms, and Tools 57

2.4 BIM Model Quality and Model Checking 62

2.5 BIM Platforms 64

2.6 Design Review Applications 76

2.7 Conclusion 82

Chapter 2 Discussion Questions 83

CHAPTER 3 Collaboration and Interoperability 85

3.0 Executive Summary 85

3.1 Introduction 86

3.2 Different Kinds of Data Exchange Methods 88

3.3 Background of Product Data Models 95

3.4 Other Efforts Supporting Standardization 107

3.5 The Evolution from File-Based Exchange to BIM Servers 112

3.6 Interfacing Technologies 124

Chapter 3 Discussion Questions 128

CHAPTER 4 BIM for Owners and Facility Managers 130

4.0 Executive Summary 130

4.1 Introduction: Why Owners Should Care About BIM 131

4.2 Owner’s Role in a BIM Project 133

4.3 Cost and Time Management 142

4.4 An Owner and Facility Manager’s Building Model 154

4.5 Leading the BIM Implementation on a Project 160

4.6 Barriers to Implementing BIM: Risks and Common Myths 167

4.7 Issues for Owners to Consider when Adopting BIM 171

Chapter 4 Discussion Questions 173

CHAPTER 5 BIM for Architects and Engineers 175

5.0 Executive Summary 175

5.1 Introduction 177

5.2 Scope of Design Services 179

5.3 BIM Use in Design Processes 186

5.4 Building Object Models and Libraries 215

5.5 Considerations in Adoption for Design Practice 223

Chapter 5 Discussion Questions 226

CHAPTER 6 BIM for Contractors 228

6.0 Executive Summary 228

6.1 Introduction 230

6.2 Types of Construction Firms 231

6.3 Information Contractors Want from BIM 232

6.4 BIM-Enabled Process Change 234

6.5 Developing a Construction Building Information Model 237

6.6 Using a Contractor Building Information Model 241

6.7 3D: Visualization and Coordination 243

6.8 4D: Construction Analysis and Planning 245

6.9 5D: Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimating 255

6.10 Production Planning and Control 260

6.11 Off-site Fabrication and Modular Construction 261

6.12 BIM in the Field 263

6.13 Cost and Schedule Control and Other Management Functions 270

6.14 Commissioning and Turnover 272

Chapter 6 Discussion Questions 273

CHAPTER 7 BIM for Subcontractors and Fabricators 275

7.0 Executive Summary 275

7.1 Introduction 276

7.2 Types of Subcontractors and Fabricators 278

7.3 The Benefits of a BIM Process for Subcontractor Fabricators 283

7.4 Generic BIM System Requirements for Fabricators 298

7.5 Specific BIM Requirements for Fabrication 305

7.6 Adopting BIM in a Fabrication Operation 317

Chapter 7 Discussion Questions 322

CHAPTER 8 Facilitators of BIM Adoption and Implementation 323

8.0 Executive Summary 323

8.1 Introduction 324

8.2 BIM Mandates 324

8.3 BIM Roadmaps, Maturity Models, and Measures 330

8.4 BIM Guides 340

8.5 BIM Education and Training 345

8.6 Legal, Security, and Best Practice Issues 358

Chapter 8 Discussion Questions 362

CHAPTER 9 The Future: Building with BIM 364

9.0 Executive Summary 364

9.1 Introduction 366

9.2 BIM Before 2000: Predicting Trends 367

9.3 Development and Impact of BIM: 2000 to 2017 370

9.4 Current Trends 376

9.4.1 Process Trends 377

9.4.2 Technology Trends 381

9.4.3 Integrative Process and Technology Trends 382

9.4.4 Trends in BIM Research 383

9.4.5 Obstacles to Change 385

9.5 Vision 2025 386

9.6 Beyond 2025 394

Acknowledgment 397

Chapter 9 Discussion Questions 397

CHAPTER 10 BIM Case Studies 398

10.0 Introduction 398

Acknowledgments 401

10.1 National Children’s Hospital, Dublin 405

Acknowledgments 419

10.2 Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang, South Korea 419

Acknowledgments 437

10.3 Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris 437

Acknowledgments 451

10.4 Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, South Korea 451

Acknowledgments 468

10.5 Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver 468

Acknowledgments 481

Online Sources 481

10.6 Victoria Station, London Underground 482

Acknowledgments 498

10.7 Nanyang Technological University Student Residence Halls, Singapore 499

Acknowledgments 522

10.8 Mapletree Business City II, Singapore 522

Acknowledgments 554

10.9 Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport, Medina, UAE 554

Acknowledgments 574

10.10 Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, Maryland 574

Acknowledgments 583

10.11 Stanford Neuroscience Health Center, Palo Alto, California 584

Acknowledgments 613

Glossary 614

References 623

Index 639

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