Design error reduction: Toward the effective utilization of building information modeling

Peter E.D. Love, David J. Edwards, Sangwon Han, Yang M. Goh

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Abstract

An advocated panacea for reducing design errors and rework in construction and engineering projects is building information modeling (BIM). Yet, it would appear that advocates of BIM have overlooked why and how design errors occur. In this article, the nature of error is explained and the principal underlying causes identified with reference to the normative literature and the authors phenomenological research. A systemic model for reducing esign errors is presented and the enabling role of BIM discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-187
Number of pages15
JournalResearch in Engineering Design - Theory, Applications, and Concurrent Engineering
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Building information modeling
  • Cost reduction
  • Design errors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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