Weisheng Lu, Chi Cheung Lai, Tung Tse
Routledge; 1st edition
This ebook; BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management (in PDF); is designed to help students and practitioners in a wide range of construction project management professions to understand what building information modeling (BIM) and big data could mean for them and how they should prepare to work successfully on BIM-compliant projects and maintain their competencies in this expanding and essential area.
In this ebook; the state-of-the-art information technologies that support high-profile BIM implementation are introduced; and case studies show how BIM has integrated core quantity surveying and cost management responsibilities and how big data can enable informed decision-making for cost control and cost planning. The authors’ combined professional and academic experience demonstrates; with practical examples; the importance of using BIM and particularly the fusion of BIM and big data; to sharpen competitiveness in global and domestic markets.
This book is a highly valuable guide for people in a wide range of construction project management and quantity surveying roles. In addition; implications for project management; facilities management; contract administration; and dispute resolution are also explored through the case studies; making this book essential reading for the built environment and engineering professionals.