Are Discrepancies and Ambiguity in Contract Document Leading to the Failure of BIM Execution Plan?
The scope of BIM is constantly evolving and its full potential is experienced exponentially by the early adopters. It is a beneficial platform for commercial and high rise buildings design, development and facility management. But the very idea has not been accepted by residential and small architectural firms. Discrepancies in contract documents and lack of process to resolve those discrepancies within and between the contract documents, the consequential time and cost implications, defects liability, interoperability issues and intellectual property rights – keep the small and medium sized design and construction firms in ‘wait-and-see’ mode.
Being a BIM evangelist and an industry expert, you may have experienced various situations with owners and other stakeholders at various phases of building life cycle. We, at Architectural Evangelist, would like to request you to contribute an article/column sharing your views on “Discrepancies in Contract Document Leading to the Failure of BIM Execution Plan". Your best practices would be a value addition to the Architectural Evangelist and would help small and medium sized firms to prepare a better process-oriented BIM checklist with roles and responsibilities of the various parties involved in the project.
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