Construction Insights

BIM Contracts: The Devil is in the Details


With its vast potential, BIM (Building Information Modeling) is likely to become a standard tool in planning and construction in Switzerland. The increasing interest in the use of BIM raises questions regarding how to handle the related issues in construction contracts.

To address this, a number of actors in the Swiss construction industry have published BIM documentation and guidelines in order to assist parties in tackling BIM related questions and drafting appropriate contractual documents.

In this edition of Construction Insights, we highlight important issues that need to be considered when drafting or negotiating BIM related contracts, in view of these guidelines and documentations.


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