PRE Results Report
Results

4D Time Schedule Management with a Structural Model

Design, fabrication, delivery and erection of structural elements of a building construction project can be monitored and steered with a 4D structural model. Last Planner –method combined with a building information model creates a pull system for building production complying with the status of the building site.... [Read More]

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Assessing Alternatives for Using BIM to Manage Initial Information in Building Renovation

Information loss is a major problem in many industries and especially in the construction industry. One way to improve information sharing and reduce information loss is employing Building information modeling, BIM. By using inventory models, the initial information requirements in renovation projects can be managed and information quality can be controlled.... [Read More]

Better Decisions with Visual Metrics

Visual metrics support co-working, enable efficient decision making and enhance transparency in projects.... [Read More]

BIM and Building Permit Practices – Case Tampere

The program defined the building permit process of city of Tampere and Tampere’s supervision of building office were given suggestions on how to enhance their building permit process. The possibility to use an electrified building permit is now being examined in the building supervision office and it is expected that city of Tampere is aiming to procure an electric permit service in the near fut... [Read More]

BIM Boosts Buildability

The use of building information models in projects encourages the development of buildability at design offices and construction sites. Improved buildability intensifies the use of both designers’ and contractors’ resources. The development of review processes and evaluation methods for a project-specific buildability would be useful for companies in construction industry.... [Read More]

BIM from the Social Science Perspective

The social scientific research on the uses of BIM is growing. BIM enables and requires novel collaborative ways of working which need to be developed in local interventions and experiments. The CRADLE research group (from the University of Helsinki) has been developing activity theoretical perspective on BIM research taking influences from social scientific literature... [Read More]

BIM Management as an Integral Part of the Project

More systematic planning of BIM management helps to realize the benefits and make BIM an integral part of the project. This leads to improved transparency and more efficient management of targets and requirements during the project. New procedures will be further tested in pilot projects.... [Read More]

BIM Process Model for Dredging Works

A new unique Infra BIM based process model has been developed for dredging industry.  The process model can be utilized worldwide in all of the dredging works and projects.... [Read More]