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Centre for Digital Built Britain

 

The project aimed to understand the extent to which the UK planning system is engaging with BIM at different spatial scales (e.g., individual building, development scheme, city, region). It explores how the planning system could better help deliver BIM and inform local and national policy actors about the role of urban planning vehicle for BIM.

Outcomes

The final report makes various recommendations for developing the relationship between urban planning and BIM.

Method

Literature review

Interviews

Next Steps

The main recommendations include the need for Government to publish a national policy on BIM and planning to help align the objectives of BIM and planning, and to ensure that local authorities are aware of the needs and benefits of BIM.

Project Status

This project was completed in 2018

Publications

Final Report - May 2018