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Construction Tech Review | Monday, February 03, 2020

How Does BIM Govern Different Types of Cities?

FREMONT, CA: Building Information Modeling (BIM) has now become a vital part of business design and implementation. The BIM application in an urban environment can assist in assessing the building concept, fabrication routes, energy analysis, and logistics of how the interactions between buildings in an urban environment take place.

A precise data and information about the model make the entire proposed plan on the system to work upon conveniently as urban construction includes harmful impacts to the construction industry that is mandatory to eliminate or minimize. For this purpose, BIM plays an important role in tracking and measuring the construction process.

Essential and measurable factors in urban areas concerning BIM

BIM enables the use of data and information by any discipline that the project includes for analyzing any parts of the urban environment.

Smarter Cities

The level of data available from BIM’s various associated sources, as well as automation through sensory input, gives a measurement of material available and floats information for the upcoming developments. Now, the smart cities will make use of renewable and also utilize the energy supplied more logically. It also involves automated lighting systems, climate control serving the environment, and occupants in a better manner.

Resilient Cities

The designing part in BIM software helps in identifying carbon footprint along with checking its compliances prior to proceeding for building work. The development of the urban building is comprised of 70 percent energy and carbon emissions consumption to shield the building by minimizing it. BIM data is also utilized for the drainage system, in determining the likelihood of floods and watercourses before initiating any building work.

Healthier Cities

Healthier cities contain buildings that are constructed by environment-friendly building materials that take care of the span of the building and its sustainability. The entire Building Sickness Syndrome factors like the reduction of retained surfaces, increased window footage, or improvisation in the HVAC system with BIM, it can offer planning along with comprehensive assessment in the architectural design stage. Besides, BIM identifies problems and make the accurate design as needed.

3D BIM Model helps in assessing the building site under the urban ambiance for mitigating any issues at the design stage. All the elements that affect building sustainability is analyzed, designed, and thus building materials are produced accordingly. This makes BIM very beneficial for urban construction as it makes the building sustain in an urban environment for a longer period.

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