Amidst excitement and learnings, the West Africa Digital Construction 2019 ended excellently yesterday. The event held on 15th and 16th of October 2019. The audience experienced the showcase of digital technologies by Siemens, FARO, Canon, HP, Autodesk and others. Many insightful lectures were also delivered by industry experts and speakers.
BIM delivers benefits throughout the building project lifecycle. Make better design decisions, build efficiently, manage and maintain building portfolios effectively. BIM methodology supports projects throughout the lifecycle of design, construction up to the operation of the building. This presentation will touch on the implementation of BIM in theory and practices based on experiences gained from various projects. Read More
African cities become the new home to over 40,000 people every day, many of whom find themselves without a roof over their heads. With the rapid population growth, there is a need for fast-paced development of housing infrastructures to accommodate the population.
Stand up for the Champions! The BIM Africa Student Advocacy Program 2019 Champions!.
After 8 months of learning, exploring, practising, and teaching the fundamentals of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in tertiary institutions across Africa, it’s time to finally select our winning team!.
In projects requiring ’BIM’ we are often asked to define the ‘LOD’ of objects within Building Information Models. In the Client’s Requirements as well as in the BIM Execution Plan, we need to fill long spreadsheets where objects are classified in different classification systems and a ‘LOD’ is required at each stage.
But are we sure that the ‘LOD’ concept is clear to everybody? Is it always associated to objects? Are we managing it the best way? And most of all, how can we verify and validate it?
Demystifying the BIM Process: Enabling Efficient Construction Delivery in Lagos
With the massive urban migration to Lagos, Nigeria, the city is confronted with the need for adequate infrastructure to meet the requirements of the population growing at an alarming rate.
Scott Chatterton is a member of Board of Directors for the Canadian BIM Council and certified professional BIM specialist. Scott is a Digital Design Leader with a focus on production workflow and the utilization of both staff and assets. Scott integrates BIM technology and digital design process into the daily functionality within the AECO Industry.
How best do we fast-track BIM Implementation and adoption in Nigeria?. A Mandate, Nudge or Academia?.
Yesterday, 10th of July 2019, BIM Africa, with full sponsorship from Autodesk Inc, hosted an exclusive invite-only NATIONAL BIM ROUNDTABLE in Nigeria. The event which held at Sheraton Hotel in Abuja was themed: “Charting a Unified Consensus Towards a Nigerian BIM Mandate”.