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An overview of contract documents for building information modelling (BIM) construction projects

Ahmad Huzaimi, Abd Jamil and Mohamad Syazli, Fathi (2017) An overview of contract documents for building information modelling (BIM) construction projects. Journal of Advanced Research in Business and Management Studies, 7 (2). pp. 68-72. ISSN 2462-1935

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Abstract

Building Information Modelling (BIM) enables close collaboration among project stakeholders to visualize what is to be built in a simulated environment by identifying any potential design, construction or operational issues. Despite the fact of its welldocumented benefits, the extensive integration of BIM throughout the project lifecycle remains sporadic. The conventional contracts used in the Malaysian construction industry were established before the development of BIM. As BIM becoming ingrain in the delivery process, the inadequacies of these existing contracts have become visible. This paper presents a review of recent studies through a procurement approach of BIM to establish the contractual context by addressing the commercial considerations and probable legal risks of professionals in Malaysia and other countries. This paper also outlines the reasons why the implementation of BIM will foster the evolution of integrated contract delivery methods.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Building information modelling (BIM); Issues; Legal risks; Procurement
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2018 07:18
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2018 07:18
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/21766
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