Building information modeling: The value and cost of implementation

Building information modeling

The value, cost of implementation
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

John Janzen, AEC technical specialist, Autodesk Canada discusses the uptake rate of BIM in the Canadian construction industry and what needs to be done to accelerate adoption.

Thomas Strong, director, virtual construction, EllisDon Corp. talks about the benefits of BIM to the construction industry and, specifically, general contractors. He also addresses the costs and savings of implementing this technology.

Ian Fairlie, director, information technology, Zeidler Partnership Architects addresses the challenges in adopting BIM and barriers to use. He also discusses the key “ingredient” for successful BIM implementation: collaboration.

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