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Construction industry in Europe is currently experiencing major changes with BIM

Construction industry in Europe, and also worldwide, is currently experiencing major changes with the digitalization of traditional processes. This is especially evident with the rise of BIM that is transforming the way architects and engineers work and collaborate in construction projects. Indeed, many world and chiefly EU countries have made BIM mandatory for their public procurement building projects. With private owners/investors following suit, the requirement for BIM usage and BIM experts is increasing dramatically.

 

 

Leading experts agree that BIM is the future

As BIM is gaining in popularity there are numerous BIM oriented international conferences that promote digitalization of the construction industry. Leading experts from all over the world agree that BIM is the future of construction and that the demand for BIM managers, coordinators and modellers will continue to grow.

 

Source: EU BIM Task Group

 

BIM A+ programme’s aim is to provide leading young experts in the field of BIM

With all the rapid development and progress currently taking place the EU constructions companies have found themselves in strong need for young professionals that possess deeper knowledge of BIM and its usages. BIM A+ programme’s aim is to provide leading young experts in the field of BIM to satisfy the increasing industry demand. One indicator is also search in Google shown below that indicates that BIM (blue) is gaining importance against other approaches that may improve construction projects.

BIM A+ students will be one of the most sought-after professionals

The BIM A+ programme will provide necessary theoretical knowledge combined with practical hands-on experience to educate architects, civil and mechanical engineers and construction managers in order for them to become first class BIM experts. Thus, BIM A+ students will be one of the most sought-after professionals in the EU construction sector and champions of the future of BIM.

 

How would you describe your organisation’s future use of BIM?

Source: NBS National BIM Report 2017

 

BIM as one of the 10 most promising technologies

Furthermore, the world economic forum has even gone further in identifying BIM as one of the 10 most promising technologies to improve productivity in E&C. Furthermore, all the other 9 promising features are all interconnected with BIM to some extent (3d scanning, augmented reality, cloud collaboration).

 

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