Levels of Development Definitions

BIM Acceleration Committee

The appendicies to the New Zealand BIM Handbook have been published by the BIM acceleration committee (BAC) and were created to promote the use of BIM and it’s benefits to create, maintain and operate quality built assest in New Zealand. These appendices explain and give examples of some of the different BIM elements which can be applied to projects. These appendices contain guidance as well as templates which can be used as a resource on projects, to facilitate early BIM adoption.

The appendix give an overview of Level of Developemnt (LOD) elements within a model – not the overal model. It covers Level of development (LOD) verses level of detail, LOD notation, definitions and discontinuous progression.