Approval of PlanBIM and the gradual introduction of mandatory BIM requirements on Public procurement from 2024

This document indicates how information management aligned with ISO 19650 will be carried out on the Aeropuerto del Café project.

Given the importance of having objective data regarding the progress of BIM in public projects, Planbim published in 2022 the first report of the BIM Observatory of public tenders. This study includes 1,990 tenders carried out between 2013 and 2020 by different public institutions, and its results show that 70% of the investment corresponds to projects that required BIM.

This document consolidates the methodologies and learnings of Planbim of Chile and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in the incorporation of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) methodology in pilot projects. In the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region

The Automated Project Review Platform (PARPro) is an automatic verification tool for IFC models, whose main objective is to reduce the time that Ministry teams, without having expert knowledge in BIM, spend reviewing projects received from suppliers. The use of BIM in the Ministry’s first pilot projects has already helped reduce review time by 75%. PARPro will further increase the efficiency of review processes.

After reviewing different existing BIM role matrices internationally, in 2017 Planbim worked with representatives of the public, private and academic sectors to define BIM roles for the Chilean industry. In November of the same year, this work resulted in the BIM Role Matrix that defines five roles (Direction, Review, Modeling, Coordination and Management in BIM), and identifies the BIM capabilities necessary to exercise them, as well as the knowledge and previous experience, not related to BIM, that the people who perform them must have. This Matrix is connected with the Uses and with the BIM execution plan that is requested from Suppliers in public project tenders, all included in the Chilean BIM Standard for Public Projects.

Between 2017 and 2022, Planbim worked collaboratively with Minvu in the implementation of BIM in new home construction projects, as well as in initiatives to improve existing homes and their surroundings. This process allowed the generation of BIM Information Requests for four types of ministry projects, as well as a technological tool to support the review of BIM projects in the institution.

Various examples of BIM uses on projects

Building Information Modeling (BIM) for federal buildings is a cooperative working methodology with which, based on digital models of a building, the information and data relevant to its life cycle are consistently recorded, managed and exchanged between those involved in transparent communication or handed over for further processing become. This information and data is documented digitally throughout and according to a uniform structure. Further information can be found in the BMVg information flyer (see downloads). To implement the BIM method for federal buildings, the goals and implementation strategy were described in a master plan. This is, among other things, the basis for a BIM manual in which the work aids (AH) required for operational safety are gradually developed and published for all relevant subject areas. The master plan and completed AH are available for download in the download area.

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) is Singapore’s public housing authority. They plan and develop Singapore’s housing estates; building homes and transforming towns to create a quality living environment for all. They provide various commercial, recreational, and social amenities in the towns for their residentsÂ’ convenience. Established in the 1960Â’s during the nationÂ’s housing crisis, they were tasked with providing sanitary living conditions to replace the prevalent unhygienic slums and crowded squatter settlements. Singapore’s public housing has housed an entire nation, today, more than 1 million flats have been completed in 23 towns and 3 estates across the island. HDB flats are now home for 80% of Singapore’s resident population, of which about 90% own their home.

This Guide is prepared by the Housing and Development Board (HDB) and the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to help consultants and contractors use BIM in the design and construction of new public housing developments. The objective of this Guide is to assist Consultants and Contractors to develop BIM model(s) collaboratively for new public housing developments. It sets out the general requirements for the preparation of a BIM Execution Plan and the guidelines in developing the BIM models for sharing and collaboration amongst the different team members of a HDB project throughout the project life cycle. This Guide serves as a general reference guide for typical new public housing developments and hence, may not cover all scenarios that may arise. Users are encouraged to adapt the guidelines and steps accordingly to suit their needs.

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