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    4.1 - Guide for Architects

    4.2 - Guide for CS Engineers

    4.3 - Guide for MEP Engineers

    5.0 - Procure

    5.1 - Guide for Contractors

    6.0 - Operate


3.0 – Protocol

3.1 – Modelling Standards

Modelling standards refer to of processes and methods on how data and information is shared among the various project teams, BIM Authoring tools and what the final output file is required by the client. Standard drawing templates, standard details, standard notes, styles and the like. Translating your existing standards into a BIM format will take… read more »

3.2 – Software compatibility

Software used for Design and Construction BIM work must be tested for compatibility by the Construction BIM Manager. The use of software that is not Industry Foundation Class (IFC) compliant to prepare models is only permitted with the approval of the client. Versioning of software must be managed by the BIM teams throughout the project… read more »

3.3 – BIM Software

All BIM Authoring Software used on the project shall be as documented in the BEP. The following criteria shall be used to evaluate the suitability of software for use on the project and any non- compliance with the criteria brought to the attention of the client for approval. Preference is given to object oriented software… read more »

3.4 – BEP Introduction

Description The BIM Execution Plan (BEP) is a formal document that defines how the project will be executed, monitored and controlled with regard to BIM. A BEP is developed to provide a master information/data management plan and to assign of roles and responsibilities for model creation and data integration at project initiation. Requirements The BEP… read more »

3.5 – A Guide for the BEP

The BIM Essential Guide for BIM Execution Plan (BEP) serves to jump start the development of a BEP for a project. The BEP provides a baseline document, approved by the Employer, to guide the project team in achieving goals set with regards to BIM deliverables throughout the project. The BEP specifies the roles and responsibilities… read more »

3.6 – How to use a BEP

Project BIM Standards Common BIM Standards should be established and agreed between all Project Stakeholders. This can take the form of an established industry standard (such as the (UK) BIM Standards) or Singapore BIM standards  could be an agreed project specific standard. The BIM execution plan should document the overall Project BIM objectives. These should… read more »

3.7 – Defining BIM roles in the BEP

The following table shows the responsibilities assigned to each role during the development of the BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and throughout the project. These are subject to contractual agreements and any variations are agreed. The BIM team defines the working relationships between roles (eg. request, reporting and approval protocols) so that lines of authority are clear,… read more »

3.8 – Design Team BEP Roles

The Design Team BIM Manager shall submit the BEP to the client for review and approval before the start of schematic design. Other than uses of BIM excluded by the Project BIM Brief, the Design BMP, at a minimum, shall address the following: Project scope The project procurement strategy (DBB, D&C, IPD) and how the… read more »

3.9 – Classification of elements

Tagging and Classifying Elements A classification system gives us the opportunity to classify ‘things’ in different ways in the construction environment, not only as a system but can also help us define BIM elements in a building. By standardizing such information using the classification system, communication among architects, specifiers, contractors and suppliers can be made… read more »

3.10 – BIM Contract Conditions

The BIM Contract Conditions document is intended for use in construction projects that incorporate Building Information Modelling (BIM) and shall be called the BIM Contract Conditions. Parties involved in such projects may incorporate the BIM Contract Conditions into their respective agreements or contracts for services, supply and/or construction for the project. All information and links… read more »