Historically, the architecture, engineering, and construction industry has operated in information silos. With the creation of the U.K. BIM mandate, the government has focused on the end product, and has essentially farmed out the workflow for project teams working in a model-based environment. Never before, has there been such an open and sharing mentality among would-be competitors trying to achieve a common goal. This session is the “warts and all“ account of 2 U.K. architecture firms changing perspectives, office cultures, mindsets, and deliverables, focusing on examples of where new technology and innovative workflows have assisted with communication, collaboration, integration, and systems coordination to provide a consistent approach for projects. After attending this class you will understand how change management and communication with an extended project team can benefit your client, the holistic project, and, ultimately, its lifecycle design, along with the negative impacts that not embracing change may have on your business. This session features Revit, BIM 360 Glue, and Navisworks Manage. AIA Approved
- Discover the current and future state of BIM adoption within the AEC space
- Understand that it’s not just about using BIM tools, but rather how capitalizing on a mandate can open up collaborative workflows
- Discover that BIM adoption is a disruptive change to your organization, and learn how to address internal sociological challenges
- Learn how to effectively track your BIM adoption to benchmark progress internally and use the metrics to win both work and confidence
David Sewell is design applications manager at Perkins+Will London and is part of a global team, whose primary focus is overseeing the strategy/implementation on all things digital practice. With over 20 years’ experience across disciplines and sectors, Sewell has held technology leadership roles connecting IT, Building Information Modeling (BIM), practice management, and project delivery. Sewell has a firm understanding of the BIM process and is currently aligning the London office with the UK Government Construction Strategy.
My role focusses on the use and support of BIM authoring systems, protocols and standards and forms an effective and proactive conduit between project team members, local BIM Champions, Central IT resources, and the promotion of good technology use across the company.