CIDB Chief Executive, Datuk Ir Ahmad Asri Abdul Hamid (centre) and CIDB Chairman Tan Sri Dr Ir Ahmad Tajuddin Ali (second from right) Foto Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) — The use of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) system among local construction industry players has picked up in recent years, compared to the slow response after it was introduced by the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) in 2014.
The use of the technology gained momentum after the industry started realising its long-term benefits.
A departure from the conventional drawing plans and AutoCAD programme that are used for creating building blueprints, BIM is a three-dimensional (3D) model-based process that assists industry players to design and construct efficient buildings and infrastructure.
Construction giants like Sunway Property, a subsidiary of Sunway Group; Gamuda Bhd; Sime Darby Property Bhd; and Brunsfield Construction Sdn Bhd are among the companies that have adopted the BIM system in their construction projects.
Last November, CIDB launched its myBIM Centre here, which is Malaysia’s first one-stop centre to promote the use of the BIM system in the construction industry and provide the necessary training to developers, contractors, consultants and suppliers…..
Last update: 27/06/2018
By Erda Khursyiah Basir