AIA-CA - BIM in Practice documents

Project name: BIM in Practice documents

Completion/expected completion date: October 2013

Main participating organisations: AEC Connect, AMCA, BSA, Geyer, Hellier McFarland, Jackson Roxburgh, NATSPEC, PTA, V-Mark Design.

Project goals and objectives: To explain in clear language, from a practitioner’s point of view, some of the benefits, issues, costs and hurdles when implementing a BIM methodology into the business and projects of specialist sub-contractors and trades, Surveyors and Interior Designers.

Context: A large proportion of practitioners are still unfamiliar with BIM and the benefits it offers.

Proposed deliverables: Three publications which complement the suite of 22 papers published late in 2012. They are:
•    BIM for Specialist sub-contractors and trades.
•    Surveying for BIM.
•    BIM for Interior Designers.

Planned 2014 activity: None. Publications completed.

Expected audience: All design, construction and facility management stakeholders.

Project contact:
Name: Dominik Holzer
Position: Editor
Tel: 03 9639 9199

Links: All papers are available for free download from