Getting into BIM in KuwaitAECbytes Archived Article (November 2, 2012)

This article is a case study of the implementation of BIM in KEO, one of the largest AEC/PMCM firms in the Gulf region that is consistently ranked in ENR in the top 200 International Design Firms as well as the top 20 International PM rankings. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Kuwait, KEO is a multi-disciplinary company with offices in about 20 other locations in the Middle East, covering macro to micro, from master planning, infrastructure, architecture and engineering, costing and estimating, through project and construction management. The case study is authored by Han Shi, Systems Manager at KEO, and provides a first-hand perspective on how BIM started, gained momentum, and is currently being implemented at KEO.

About the Author

Lachmi Khemlani is the founder and editor of AECbytes. She has a Ph.D. in Architecture from UC Berkeley, specializing in intelligent building modeling, and consults and writes on AEC technology. She can be reached at lachmi@aecbytes.com.


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