Implementation of BIM and lean construction in offsite housing construction: evidence from the UK
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AbstractThe benefits of integrating Lean construction (LC) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) have been discussed in recent research studies. However, the effects of implementing these methodologies as an integrated approach in offsite housing construction (OSHC) processes have not been explored in the UK. This research aims at assessing the current situation of the implementation of BIM and LC in OSHC in the UK. A quantitative research method was adopted in the study and thirty-two questionnaire survey responses were received from professionals and practitioners of Lean, BIM and offsite methodologies in the UK construction industry. The study found that there is increasing use of LC and BIM in the development of OSHC projects in the UK. It further reveals that these two methodologies when appropriately implemented can bring several benefits. This study sheds light on the current status of implementation of BIM and LC in OSHC and the benefits of the implementation of both BIM and LC in OSHC processes in the UK.
CitationMarte Gómez, J.A., Daniel, E.I., Fang, Y., Oloke, D. and Gyoh, L. (2021) Implementation of BIM and lean construction in offsite housing construction: evidence from the UK. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction (IGLC29), Alarcon, L.F. and González, V.A. (eds.), Lima, Peru, pp. 955–964, doi.org/10.24928/2021/0122
DescriptionThis is an accepted manuscript of an article published by IGLC in the Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction (IGLC29), Alarcon, L.F. and González, V.A. (eds.), available online: https://iglc.net/Papers/Details/1906 The accepted version of the publication may differ from the final published version.
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