Why Federated BIM is Important for Construction Industry?

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A Federated BIM(Building Information Model) is vital for the construction industry. Its benefits include inter-disciplinary collaboration, enhanced coordination, reduced rework and better project management.

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The federated BIM model is important as it brings together select components from across multiple disciplines on to a common data environment (CDE). Whether it is an architect, structural engineer, MEP engineer, contractors or sub-contractor, the federated model’s approach of using standardized name conventions, templates, classification systems for sharing and collecting information, etc. builds a strong case for it. Cloud-based usage which allows stakeholders to view data from anywhere through any device facilitates operations without geographic restriction.

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Revit and Navisworks are some of the popular software used to create Federated BIM models to eliminate challenges like a material waste, poor utilization of skilled resources, construction rework and design conflicts.

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