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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING AND DESIGN

BACHELOR OF QUANTITY SURVEYING (HONOURS)

Construction Supply Chain Management


(QSB 2433 / MGT 60803)

Group Project (maximum 6 members)

Total percentage: 50%

Deadline: 12pm, 13 July 2017

This project aims to familiarize the students with the current technology trend in the industry and
allows students to analyze the impact of the technology towards construction supply chain
management.

Building information modeling (BIM) is a process involving the generation and management of digital
representations of physical and functional characteristics of places. Some BIM software claim ability
to do 7D BIM.

Prepare a report that consist (but not limited to) the following elements:

a) Introduction to BIM and the content of each dimension of BIM. List out the available software that
can perform BIM at different dimension.

b) Explain how each dimension of BIM improves the construction supply chain management.

c) Identify and discuss disadvantages or cost involve in each dimension of BIM.

d) Conclusion and recommendation to the construction industry player (in this case QS consultant).

e) Reference.