9. The Effects of Integrated BIM in Processes and Business Models

  1. Dr Tuba Kocatürk MSc Digital Architectural Design architect Senior Lecturer Programme Director and
  2. Dr Benachir Medjdoub PhD Lecturer Principal Investigator Reader
  1. Arto Kiviniemi

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392395.ch9

Distributed Intelligence in Design

Distributed Intelligence in Design

How to Cite

Kiviniemi, A. (2011) The Effects of Integrated BIM in Processes and Business Models, in Distributed Intelligence in Design (eds T. Kocatürk and B. Medjdoub), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392395.ch9

Editor Information

  1. School of the Built Environment, Salford University, UK

Author Information

  1. Salford University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333381

Online ISBN: 9781444392395



  • effects of integrated BIM - in processes and business models;
  • idea of building information modelling (BIM) - in mid-1970s, under the name of building product modelling;
  • BIM market situation;
  • Finland, leading countries, globally implementing - and deploying iBIM in AECOO industry;
  • LEED certification - a must in projects for some years;
  • Part of the Process Model in Aurora 2 Project;
  • obstacles to adopting iBIM - legal, business, human and technical problems;
  • main problems in AECOO industry - fragmented process and low-bid business models;
  • SimLab™ process development method;
  • Strategic Centres for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Point of departure and main drivers for change

  • Current problems in processes and business models

  • Solutions to the existing problems

  • Conclusions

  • References