About NUS Centre of Excellence in BIM Integration

Overview

The NUS Centre of Excellence in BIM Integration aims to increase productivity by using BIM innovation and practice to transform the way people design, deliver and manage the built environment. This will support the construction sector, as it results in cost reductions, higher quality of work, improved safety and better performance of facilities over the entire life cycle. The NUS Centre of Excellence in BIM Integration is hosted by the NUS Department of Architecture and the NUS Department of Building, within the School of Design and Environment.

Vision

A leading global centre, influencing the state of art of BIM technologies across research, industry and education.


Mission

To transform the way people design, deliver and manage the built environment through BIM innovation and practice.

  • High-impact research that advances the boundaries of BIM
  • Broad-based education to nurture BIM thinkers and leaders of the future
  • Collaboration with industry stakeholders to enable more effective adoption of BIM

Roadmap

NUS has developed a BIM Integration Roadmap to augment the BIM capability of the Singapore Construction Industry. It seeks to improve quality and productivity by transforming the way people design, deliver and manage the built environment through BIM innovation and practice.



Objectives of NUS COE

The proposed NUS COE will have the following objectives:

  • To become a leading global centre in BIM Integration through high impact research, broad-based education, and implementing best practices
  • To augment the BIM capability of the Singapore Construction Industry and facilitate BIM adoption
  • To transform the way people design, deliver and manage the built environment through BIM innovation and practice

Benefits of NUS COE

  • It will assist the local construction industry to improve quality and Productivity by transforming the way people design, deliver and manage the built environment through BIM innovation and practice. This will deliver greater value to clients and users in terms of cost reduction, higher quality, safety, and better performance of facilities over the entire life cycle
  • It will establish NUS as a leader in BIM to carry out high-impact research through R&D funding and export this expertise
  • It will provide a platform to effectively educate undergraduate and graduate students