BIM4INFRA2020 – Guidance

Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV)

This page of the BIM4Infra website contains multiple guidance documents that have been published to foster BIM adoption for infrastructure projects in Germany.

The documentation is split into 10 parts and has an appendix:

  • Part 1: Basics and BIM overall process – tools for the further guidelines and handouts, and explanation of the terms “Client Information Requirements” (Auftraggeber-Informationsanforderungen, AIA) and “BIM Resolution Plan” (BIM-Abwicklungsplan, BAP) and shows you an exemplary process of a project carried out with BIM.
  • Part 2: Guidelines and templates for client information requirements – how to put together your “Client Information Requirements” (Auftraggeber-Informationsanforderungen, AIA) on a project-specific basis and what you need to consider. For selected project phases, it offers specific AIA templates.
  • Part 3: Guidance and templates for the BIM resolution plan:
  • how to put together your “BIM Resolution Plan” (BIM-Abwicklungsplan, BAP) on a project-specific basis and what you need to consider. Includes a specific BAP template.
  • Part 4: Performance Description Guide: how to integrate BIM services into a service description. It offers a template for a BIM performance profile of (object) planning.
  • Part 5: Model Special Contractual Conditions BIM: formulated model clauses for contracts for freelance BIM services.
  • Part 6: Profiles of the most important BIM user cases: overview and explanations of BIM user cases.
  • Part 7: Handout of BIM models and degree of elaboration:
  • introduction to BIM models and definition of the degrees of elaboration (Ausarbeitungsgrade, LOD) in geometric (Geometrischer, LOG) and alphanumeric (Alphanumerischer, LOI) view.
  • Part 8: Neutral data exchange at a glance: explaining what “Open BIM” is, what significance it has – especially for the public sector – and showing current and future possibilities for its use.
  • Part 9: Data Exchange with Industry Foundation Classes: how the data exchange format “Industry Foundation Classes” (IFC) is structured and what possibilities it offers. It also explains how to configure export and import for exemplary software programmes.
  • Part 10: Technologies in the BIM environment:
  • what to consider when procuring BIM software programmes and which types play a role in the BIM environment.
  • Appendix: Glossary: an explanation of the most important terms in connection with BIM.

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