Even with BIM becoming more prevalent, it’s not often that the same 3D model is used throughout a project — from estimating to the field. For decades, 2D was the industry standard and even with more projects moving to 3D, we still see a fair amount of re-work in shifting between 2D drawings and 3D models. When this happens, we lose the ability to visualize and the resulting re-work is time-consuming and opens up the potential for errors which, in essence, defeats the purpose of BIM.
Using BIM can help better communicate the scope of a project. BIM models can help different members of the project team and crew understand what the job, even before they look at the plans.
Read about how UCI Industrial Construction Services in Kansas uses BIM in Concrete Construction: