A Case Study of Building Information Modelling Enabled ‘Information Totem’ for Operations and Maintenance Integration

Pärn, E.A. and Edwards, D.J. and Draper, Richard (2016) A Case Study of Building Information Modelling Enabled ‘Information Totem’ for Operations and Maintenance Integration. In: CIB World Building Congress 2016, 30th May - 3rd June 2016, Tampere University of Technology, Finland.

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This paper reports upon the use of a semi-automated toolkit to aid the development of as-built Building Information Model (BIM) (As-built model reflects on-site changes by the contractor to the original BIM) from inception to final construction. An observational case study of two educational ‘multi-storey’ facilities obtained primary data from project archives and focus group meetings with key design team members. The results demonstrate that the data requirements for both structures evolve post occupation because of stakeholder tacit knowledge accrued via building operation and usage. The semi-automated toolkit developed can readily access operations and maintenance (O&M) manuals, retrieve room specific data (such as categories of equipment or building element) within the as-built BIM and, assist in the navigation and coordination of amendments and changes throughout the construction phase. This paper provides useful practice-based information for practitioners to develop suitable BIM data structures for future information requirements throughout a building’s lifecycle. The inherent value of the semi-automated toolkit resides in the facilitation of ease of handover for the Facilities Management team during the O&M stages.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
1 May 2016Accepted
30 May 2016Published
Uncontrolled Keywords: As-built model, BIM, Facilities Management, Operations and Maintenance, Maintenance management
Subjects: CAH13 - architecture, building and planning > CAH13-01 - architecture, building and planning > CAH13-01-04 - planning (urban, rural and regional)
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Depositing User: David Edwards
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2020 10:31
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 13:29
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10090

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