Challenges of BIM technology application in project planning

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The study aimes at identification of the difficulties in choosing the correct concept of the main building process. The use of a proper BIM design may help the user avoid mistakes and make the building process faster as well as less financial resource intensive. The authors focused on literature review, analysing the difficulties of the BIM design software technology in construction project planning. The biggest flaws in BIM design are inherent in three building process stages: 1) the preparation of a building investment project, and the analysis of the existing situation; 2) the preparation of the building execution technology project; 3) the existing standard processing and information collection in building exploitation period. The analysis shows a persistent need for a deeper BIM design research, to improve information interchange formats that would ensure as much design information saved as possible with ensured feedback. As well as in BIM design, the software packages must be improved by supplementing them with deficient tools or programme codes. After the research of BIM design software, it was determined that architectural, constructional and MEP programs work best interdependently and get analysed the most. These programs work best as they make the least number of mistakes when the model is created in one setting and has many tools. This type of design software data is kept internally, and they are converted into IFC or other information interchange format. Without changing the format, the data is not lost, and this is the reason behind fluent information interchange.

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