FIEC survey shows low BIM utilisation

By Leila Steed12 May 2021

A survey into the use of Building Information Model (BIM) by European construction companies has found that over a third of companies have not been involved in any projects that use the technology.

Part of the European Construction Industry Federation’s (FIEC) BIM-SPEED project, the BIM-SPEED T.8.4 Survey results showed that while the industry’s utilisation of BIM is widely increasing, 37.3% of firms had no experience of BIM projects to date.

While roughly the same number of businesses said they had worked on more than three BIM projects and 25% said they had been involved with three or fewer BIM projects, around half of these did so by outsourcing their BIM requirements to specialist firms, rather than actually using it themselves.

The results lend weight to the argument that the depressingly low use of BIM in the sector is a key reason Europe’s construction gains are so poor.

Over the past two decades the region’s construction productivity rate has risen by just 1%, compared with a global industry increase of 2.8% and a 3.6% increase in manufacturing...Sign in to continue reading.

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