RMJM was recently featured in a piece by Southeast Asia Building after being recognised for its leadership within the field of BIM (Building Information Modelling). Known as the foundation of digital transformation in the architecture, engineering and construction industries, it applies intelligent insights to the tangible aspects of a building, unlike CAD which only shows you the layout of a modelled space. Through these evolving skills, RMJM and other architecture firms are able to offer better services to their global clientele.
To ensure customers’ needs are met at the highest level, RMJM has its own Digital Delivery Unit within the RMJM Dubai studio. With over 30 years’ of experience delivering projects using BIM, RMJM Dubai empowers clients, contractors and consultants by turning ideas into images and bringing together hopes and realities to produce a fully realised design.
The studio provides first-class BIM services across multiple sectors, including luxury residential, mixed use, aviation and healthcare. In doing so, the studio helps clients to visualise the evolution of a project from design through to operation, assisting them in the decision making process.
RMJM Dubai follows a rigorous process of assessment, planning, validation and action. Upon commission, the studio’s team of BIM experts assess the project status quo and, amongst other services, carry out an analysis of IT conditions and shared BIMs. Following this, the team produces a BIM Execution Plan (or BEP) to ensure high quality, timely delivery and to be intertwined with client’s vision and requirements.
The team at RMJM Dubai manages the entire BIM process for its clients, alongside providing support and advice on data management through innovative workflows and plug-ins. They also supply skilled personnel on the ground according to the client’s needs. Alongside this, the team offers expert training on BIM tools, including Autodesk Revit (architecture, structure & MEP), Autodesk Navisworks and Trimble Vico Office.
In addition to supplying these services, the design delivery unit collaborates with entrusted partners to provide clients with PDM and Business Workflow Automation, Facility and Asset Management Solutions, Virtual Reality and Visualisation, Mobility and Cloud Solutions, GIS, Laser Scanning and LIDAR, Development of BIM Apps and Plug-ins, ERP Solutions and Implementation and BIM Content Development.
RMJM’s BIM Manager, Mohamed Salah explains;
“BIM has been a “game changer” for the architectural community in the last few year, however, it is just the beginning. The global BIM adoption and consistent data-rich digital delivery emerging everyday will inevitably enable the integration with current and future technologies, advancing the AEC’s (architectural, engineering and construction) Industry Digitalisation Index. Architecture Design is evolving as Digitalisation is taking a wider development everyday in the Architecture Design.”
Through many monumental projects carried out by RMJM across the world, we can see the effort and meticulous programming of BIM brought to life by the Design Delivery Unit. RMJM has worked on some truly unique and iconic projects, including the record breaking Lakhta Centre, the LEED award winning Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and the world’s first and only rotating boat lift, the Falkirk Wheel.