Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 25, Pages: 1-7
Fida Siddiqui1, Muhammad Akram Akhund1*, Tauha Hussain Ali1, Shabeer Hussain Khahro2, Ali Raza Khoso1 and Hafiz Usama Imad3
1Department of Civil Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan; [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
2Department of Engineering Management, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; [email protected]
3Department of Civil Engineering, ISRA University, Hyderabad, Pakistan; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Muhammad Akram Akhund
Department of Civil Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan; Email: [email protected]
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is ubiquitous and one of the finest approaches in the construction industry of developing country such as Pakistan’s. But implementation in the mentioned country’s industry has been slow and numerous hindrances have been faced by the construction practitioners up till now. Objectives: This study aims to highlight barriers in adoption of building information modelling in Pakistan’s construction industry. Methods: Current research survey was undertaken in the entire country after a pilot study. Findings: The study revealing the barriers in adoption of BIM. Lack of Skilled personnel, Unwillingness to share Information between Stakeholders, Legal and Security Issues, High Cost of Implementation were the few important factors revealed. Though, the results vary due to the development level difference in every country. Application/ Improvements: Thus, this article adds in the literature the hindrances/barriers faced by the concerned industry and their significance level.
Keywords: Barriers, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Construction Projects
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