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dc.contributor.authorTochukwu, Moses Gift
dc.date.accessioned2019-03-08T12:00:28Z
dc.date.available2019-03-08T12:00:28Z
dc.date.issued2018-06-15
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/622173
dc.descriptionA thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the University of Wolverhampton for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.en
dc.description.abstractBuilding Information Modelling (BIM) as an ambitious Government Construction Strategy (GCS) on all publicly procured sector projects, is leading to a significant shift and changing the dynamics of cost professional functions. This therefore requires the current fragmented construction industry to urgently review approaches to existing cost estimating and cost planning processes leading to a reliable project budget. This drive, along with 2025 construction strategy is key to achieving the requirement of GCS for 25 percent cost reduction. To successfully implement Level 2 BIM, relevant costing framework, enabling 5D BIM cost protocol or standard significant to changing dynamics of cost functions within BIM environment is required to be embedded within design development stages. Using phenomenological qualitative research method and thematic data analytical process, interviews involving 21 participants from seven construction organisations with design, construction and cost management practices were conducted. Scope was intentionally provided for extensive discussion to identify issues beyond the literature findings. Findings suggest strong commitment and leadership from organisational management will facilitate cost savings, generate accurate cost information in a Level 2 BIM project. A considerable cultural shift towards automating and digitising cost functions virtually; stronger collaborative working relationship relative to costing in design development, construction practice, maintenance and operation is required across the built environment. The 5D BIM Costing Framework (5B-CF) which informed the creation of 5D BIM Cost Protocol (5B-CP) as developed would allow contractors fully utilise BIM facilitating more effective 5D costing in a contractor-led project.en
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dc.subjectBuilding Information Modelling (BIM)en
dc.subject5D BIMen
dc.subjectCost managementen
dc.subjectLevel 2 BIMen
dc.subjectCommon Data Environment (CDE)en
dc.subjectAutomated Quantificationen
dc.subjectCosting Frameworken
dc.subjectCost Protocolen
dc.subjectContractor Costingen
dc.subjectEarly Contractor Involvement (ECI)en
dc.titleThe development of 5D BIM framework to facilitate costing in contractor-led projectsen
dc.typeThesis or dissertationen
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