Entries by Jaan Saar

Methodology for Cost Benefit Analysis for the Use of BIM in Public Tenders – ONLINE EVENT 31-05-2021

The development of a methodology for a cost benefit analysis for the use of BIM in public procurement is one of the first deliverables of the Renovation Wave for the construction ecosystem. It aims to build the case for the introduction of BIM in public procurement for individual public projects, by demonstrating costs and benefits […]

General Assembly 2020 recap

The EU BIM Task Group General Assembly for 2020 was held on 15th of December 2020 on-line. Below is a summary of the discussions and presentations.   “Digitalisation of the Construction Ecosystem” Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit “Clean Technologies and Products” (DG GROW) Download presentation Fulvia Raffaelli starts her presentation saying that since the last General […]

BIM-based Building Permits Seminar

Utilizing Building Information Models (BIM) to automate the building permit process may be the “killer app” for BIM that many of us have been waiting for. Earlier experiments of BIM-based Model Checking (BMC) solutions in Norway, the Netherlands and Singapore have clearly identified that a digital process can be expected to be faster and cheaper than manual processing. The results indicate that development […]

Digital Construction and BIM in Greece

The Technical Chamber of Greece is a public legal entity and its members are all qualified licensed engineers in Greece (104,000 active members) and companies (construction and technical). It is an active member of the International Engineering Community and the National Member representing Greece in several International and European Organizations. On February 19, 2020 TCG […]

5th National BIM Conference in Slovakia

There is a growing interest for BIM in Slovakia today. In that context, the 5th National BIM Conference was organized by the BIM Association Slovakia in cooperation with the JAGA Publishing House on October 17, 2019 in Bratislava, with more than 350 attendants. The event auspices were held this year not only by the Minister […]

EU BIM Task Group General Assembly meeting 2019

The EU BIM Task Group General Assembly met in Brussels on the 2nd of October to exchange knowledge regarding the latest public sector initiatives aimed at digitizing the construction industry. Click on the links in below agenda to view presentations and related material. Welcome and introduction by Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit. Clean Technologies and […]

EUBTG at the HELLASCO Conference in Greece

EU BIM Task Group Co-Chair Milena Feustel gave a great lecture about the EUBTG titled “The EU BIM Task Group roadmap for the digitalization οf the construction sector”and received huge interest at the HELLASCO Conference 2019 in Athens, Greece on 26th September 2019. Several requests for  collaboration were received plus positive feedback about our ambitious work. The […]

EU BIM Task Group BIM seminar in Oslo

On August 28th the EU BIM Task Group (EUBTG) in collaboration with Statsbygg organised a BIM conference for public sector clients covering the new Statsbyggs BIM manual and digital twin developments in various countries. You can download the presentations in PDF format by clicking on the title links: Statsbyggs new digital BIM manual 2.0 Frode […]

EU BIM Workshops successfully delivered

10 x 6hr instructor-led practical workshops have been delivered on Building Information Modelling (BIM) to 250 public officials across the European Union over the last 5 months. (cover image: EU BIM Workshop in Tallinn, Estonia) The content was primarily based on the content of the EU BIM handbook with some customisation for each workshop (i.e, […]