The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 91 (2013) > Issues > Issue 11 > From lonely BIM to Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA): a learning curve for one SME
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From lonely BIM to Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA): a learning curve for one SME

In late 2011, although in the depths of recession and competing against some suicidal fee bids, we looked strategically at BIM. The implementation and use of BIM has been a significant financial and technical challenge and the three projects in this paper follow our timeline, experience, pitfalls and lessons learnt, and set out where the benefits lie for an SME.

Author(s): S. Fereday and M. Potter (Mann Williams)