COBie has become a common requirement and is incorporated into various BIM standards, yet it does not make much sense. There has to be something better than Excel spreadsheets.
Beyond questionable benefits such as clash detection and vague purposes such as’nD’, analytics of BIM data could revolutionise the way we design & construct. This post examines the possible development of this aspect of BIM.
The technical aspects of BIM are generally the easiest, but are given a disproportionate amount of (or exclusive) attention. The most important part of BIM is not software, but in how it is applied.