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BIM and Related Revolutions: A Review of the Cookham Wood Trial Project

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Professor David Mosey

July 2014

A paper based on a presentation at a King's College London Centre of Construction Law and Society of Construction Law 'Open Forum' in London on 13th February 2014

In this paper David Mosey reviews the impact of Building Information Modelling (BIM) on project relationships and design development processes, the relationship of BIM to a structured two stage procurement model and the specific experience of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) team on the Cookham Wood Young Offenders Institution Trial Project. This is the first of the UK Government's projects to test the application and benefits of BIM Level 2 and its success is newly documented, with guidance from King's College London on this procurement model now adopted by Government.

Introduction - BIM and design management - Design and construction: one or two processes? - The Cookham Wood Trial Project - How did BIM and Two Stage Open Book fit with the MoJ Alliance frameworks? - Managing responsibility for BIM - PPC2000 and BIM models - Lessons learned from Cookham Wood.

The author: David Mosey is Director of the Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King's College London, and Consultant to Trowers & Hamlins LLP, Solicitors.

Text: 16 pages