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Discussion on the Development Barriers of BIM Construction Costs in China
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019, Pages: 133-140
Received: Nov. 4, 2019; Published: Dec. 3, 2019
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Qirui Zhang, Polytechnic Institute of Engineering Management, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Bin Guo, Library, Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, Hangzhou, China
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BIM is regarded as a new problem-solving method in the field of architecture construction. With the continuous development and progress of BIM, it also has a series of impacts on the field of project cost. In this paper, through literature research, expert interviews, questionnaires, data analysis, and other ways, the current front-line AEC (architecture, Engineering & Construction) practitioners were investigated. This paper investigates the understanding of BIM in the field of construction cost and the current development obstacles and makes a cross-analysis of the development obstacles of various industries. It is found that technology is the most important obstacle in technology, economy, society and other factors, and how to solve the problem of model standardization and accuracy is the most important part. In the cross research of technical problems and professions, we found that there are many deficiencies in the modeling function of current BIM software, and there are also some problems in the transformation of two-dimensional and three-dimensional data, which are considered as obstacles of the whole industry. The research results of this paper can be used as a practical reference for future research, trying to provide technical and management solutions for the implementation and development of BIM in the construction cost of our country.
BIM, Construction Cost, Develop Barriers
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Qirui Zhang, Bin Guo, Discussion on the Development Barriers of BIM Construction Costs in China, American Journal of Civil Engineering. Vol. 7, No. 5, 2019, pp. 133-140. doi: 10.11648/j.ajce.20190705.13
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