BLDG5200 Digital Site

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multi-mode Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.
Content
Taking a case study approach, this unit focuses on simulations of a project's spatial requirements and construction sequence on site. It investigates tools for manipulating building components to account for the construction process given site limitations and opportunities and generating transparent data for various stakeholders in shared parameters to enhance management and expedite workflows. Students acquire knowledge of visualisation and verification techniques to support coordination of contractual relations and methods of converting data-based information to prepare BIM model information for facilities management.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) understand how to integrate BIM model with construction planning to coordinate scheduling and analyse and devise thoughtful solutions to spatial, phasing and sequencing problems; (2) demonstrate engagement with BIM model for the purposes of Facilities Management at the completion of the contract; (3) show competency in the reporting and forecasting of project and construction management; and (4) apply technical and analytical skills to undertake contract specific compliance during verification.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) design stage; (2) a month on site; and (3) facilities management handover. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Nicholas Kletnieks
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Students must be enrolled in 25540 Master of Building Information Modelling (coursework) or 25560 Master of Building Information Modelling (Online) (coursework) or Master of Architecture
Co-requisites:
BLDG5000 BIM Authors Online or BLDG5001 BIM Authors Online or BLDG5050 BIM Dynamo or BLDG5051 BIM Dynamo Online
Contact hours
3 hours per week.
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