Launch: BIM New Zealand Handbook - Second Edition

Building Information Modelling (BIM) adds value to the whole life of a built asset, from inception to operation. It allows the latest digital technologies to be applied at every step.

This second edition of the New Zealand BIM Handbook expands on the successful first release in 2014 to help unlock BIM’s benefits for our building and construction sector.  It follows the normal progression of a project, covering: project establishment/briefing, design, procurement, construction, handover, operation.

Based on direct industry feedback and global developments, the new edition provides greater detail on how to use BIM on a project.  There’s more information on the construction and handover phases of a project.  Updated appendices provide templates and examples of BIM planning documents and more detail on specific aspects of the BIM workflow, including model coordination.

Funded by the BRANZ Building Research Levy, The New Zealand BIM Handbook has been produced by the BIM Acceleration Committee – an alliance of industry and government – to increase the use of BIM in New Zealand. It is supported by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.