In this section, learn different perspectives about the benefits of using BIM and why is it important for different professionals in the construction industry.
|Why do we need BIM?||John Lorimer, Capital Programme Director, Corporate Services, at Manchester City Council explores the advantages of BIM in an article published at National Building Specification for the UK.|
|Why are building information models important?||NBIMS Project Committee answers this frequently asked question while highlighting that because building information models are digital, building elements are infinitely more useful than hand or computer drafted drawings.|
|Building Information Modeling for the Win: Top 10 Benefits of BIM||Matt Ball explains 10 benefits of BIM for building and infrastructure projects in an article published on Redshift-Autodesk.|
|A 2014 report on Business value of BIM for construction in major global markets||SmartMarket report published by McGraw Hill Construction in partnership with Autodesk, AECOM and BIM Forum.|
|BIM and Why it matters?||d3interiors describe their experience of using BIM and why it is important.|
|A video about Why use BIM?||Michael Evans, Global director of Engineering for Tekla Corporation, talks about the reasons to use BIM.|
|For Small Firms|
|7 Reasons Why Transitioning to BIM Makes Sense for Small Firms||Is BIM really necessary for smaller firms? ArchDaily article explores this question and explains the benefits of BIM for smaller firms.|
|BIM Benefits Compared to Traditional Planning||HWP planung, an architectural firm lists the advantages of BIM from their perspective.|
|BIM Benefits per profession||Juan Rodriguez explores how each different profession (architects, engineers, owners, contractors, etc) can take advantage of BIM in their profession.|
|How might contractors benefit from using BIM?||Nancy Clark Brown writes about some of the benefits of BIM that contractors are realising in their practice.|
|BIM benefits for MEP Engineers||A video by IMAGINiT Technologies explaining why it is beneficial for MEP engineers to use BIM.|
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