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BIM for procurement - procuring for BIM

Dominik Holzer, RH Crawford (ed.), A Stephan (ed.)

LIVING AND LEARNING: RESEARCH FOR A BETTER BUILT ENVIRONMENT | UNIV MELBOURNE | Published : 2015

Abstract

Contractual frameworks currently applied in Australia predate the use of life-cycle Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the delivery of construction projects. To date, little has been done to align the various contractual procurement methods in Australia with the novel opportunities offered via BIM. It is the objective of this paper to position BIM under various contract procurement methods and to hint at the possibilities for adjustment of these procurement methods in the light of collaborative work-practices. The author does not claim to have extensive expertise in construction law and this paper does therefore not directly outline new forms of contractual arrangements. Instead, the a..

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