Knowledge in Building Information Modeling in Finland and in Quebec

Building Information Modelling implementation has been pushed by various initiatives in the Finland, Norway, USA, Denmark, Singapore and Hong Kong. Each country has its own vision of BIM implementation, history and approach for the push. However, there is still inertia in Quebec for the adoption of BIM where large proportion of projects are still delivered [...]

Lessons for organisational leaders from Building Information Modelling development in AECO business ecosystem

Architecture, design, construction and operation (AECO) industry is adopting new technologies, processes and practices that have already started to disrupt long established operational patterns. Some of the most prominent challenges posed for existing practices can be attributed to Building Information Modelling (BIM) which proposes fundamentally new methods of handling and creating information rich models and [...]

Finnish BIM Pioneers: Like Hackers Architects in a Community Studio

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the “process by which a digital representation of a building’s physical and functional characteristics is created, maintained, and shared as a knowledge resource. Since the early 2000s, BIM has become a necessary part of new building construction” (Briscoe, 2015: 1). But in Finland, a leading country with BIM and architecture1, [...]