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Discover how we have helped our clients to develop complex projects.

SUB-DISTRICT POLICE STATION, PLAYA BLANCA, ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE.

Project: Police Headquarters

Size: 1.395 m².

Cost: Not informed

Sector: Public.

Information: Not available

 

 

Bortnik Yurisic Arquitectos commissioned BuildBIM to coordinate the new Sub-district Police station in Playa Blanca, Antofagasta. The site covers a total of 1.395 m2, and includes public, administrative and security areas.  The general concept was developed in 3 elements: lower level (subterranean), upper level (habitable volume) and protective exterior (façade). The project has a sunken car-park and 3 levels of office space, along with passive and active energy systems.

EL NOGAL BUILDING, VITACURA, SANTIAGO, CHILE.

Project: Residential Building
Size:  12.400m²
Cost: Not informed
Sector: Real Estate
More Information: Not available
 

Owned by  Inmobiliaria Inspira,  El Nogal Building has been commissioned to  Ducci as Project Managers.  BuildBIM has developed all the disciplines’ models for BIM coordination  and comunition of the construction issues. The building was designed by   Matías Silva & Arquitectos , has 2 basement levels and  7 floors.

ÁLVAREZ BUILDING, VIÑA DEL MAR, VALPARAÍSO, CHILE

Project: Residential- Commercial Building

Size:  25.000m²

Cost: Not informed

Sector: Real State

More information: Not available


Ducci contracted BuildBim for this building, which is based on topographically complex terrain.  Our company worked on developing the model for the coordination and elaboration of the geometrical interferences and standards report.  The building consists of 211 apartments over 17 storeys and 7 basement levels, some of which will host the commercial premises. The architects developing this project are RSAI.

  • BIM coordination
  • Real State
  • Residential

BROWN NORTE BUILDING, ÑUÑOA, SANTIAGO, CHILE

Proyect: Residential Building

Size:  11.150m²

Cost:  Not informed

Sector:  Real State

More information: Not available


Ducci  contracted BuildBIM in the development of the model for the coordination and elaboration of the Clash Detection report.  This building has 52 apartments over 5 storeys and 2 basement levels. The architects developing this project are RSAI .

  • BIM coordination
  • Real State
  • Residential

VISTA URBANA BUILDING, VIÑA DEL MAR, VALPARAÍSO, CHILE

Project: Residential Building

Size: 20.920 m²

Cost: Not informed

Sector: Real State, Public 

More information: Here


Constructora Sigro contracted BuildBim in the development of this project.  For this pilot, BuildBIM developed a quantity take-off template that allows information input, therefore reducing the need for high quality LOD models.  The data extraction of these is coherent with the matrix required by Sigro.

The project, developed by Rodrigo Errazuriz Arquitectos consists of two buildings on topographically complex  terrain. The buildings contain 10 and 21 storeys respectively, as well as 8 basement levels.  

  • Cubage
  • Real State
  • Residential

BICRIM INVESTIGATIONS POLICE (PDI), OVALLE, COQUIMBO, CHILE

Project: Criminal Investigations Police Headquarters

Size: 2.771 m².

Cost: Uninformed

Sector: Public

More information: not available

MM-AC  Architects were assigned by public bidding the rebuilding of BICRIM in Ovalle.   The project consists of a total of 1741m2 as well as 1030m2 for parking and recreational areas.  The program includes restricted access zones, technical advice area and security zones, among others.

The design concept covers 3 levels, including energy efficient systems which use active and passive strategies.  This is primarily achieved through the use of cross ventilation. Other levels include solar photovoltaic panels and evacuated tube collectors. 

  • BIM coordination
  • BIM Public Tender
  • PDI

WAIKERIA PRISON, OTOROHANGA, WAIKATO, NEW ZEALAND

Project: Prison

Size: 270.000 m²

Cost: 495M USD

Sector: Public

More information: Here


Together with McKay, BuildBIM was contracted for the modeling and coordination of the electrical system.  With a 500 bed capacity, as well as another 100 beds in the mental health unit, Waikeria Prison will become the largest in New Zealand.

480 prisoners will be held in the two largest areas of the prison, which has a total of 27 separate areas.  There will also be rugby fields, tennis and basketball courses, a gymnasium, classrooms, reading areas and multipurpose spaces, along with gardening and recycling areas.

  • BIM coordination
  • Jail
  • Public

PUCARÁ BUILDING, ÑUÑOA, SANTIAGO, CHILE

Project: Residential

Size: 10.550 m².

Cost: Not informed.

Status: Bidding

Sector: Real Estate

More Information: Here


In collaboration with Ducci, BuildBIM was contracted to model, request project information, detect geometrical interferences and coordinate with project specialists.  The outcome was a coordination report that also included code infringements and building issues. This project is a ten-storey building with three basement levels, consisting of 78 apartments in total, and was designed by Searle Puga architects.

  • BIM coordination
  • Real State
  • Residential

ÍCONO BUILDING, MARBELLA, PUCHUNCAVÍ, CHILE

Project: Residential

Size: 20.510m²

Cost: Not informed

Status: Bidding

Sector: Real Estate

More information: Here

 

Our company collaborated with the technical inspection office, Ducci, to develop this digital coordination project for Ícono Building, consisting of 10 four-storey blocks.

 

Communication was managed via the Bimcollab software, which permitted all stakeholders to be involved in the process, facilitating the resolution of problems during the design stage.  The detection of geometrical interferences was completed, in order for the regulatory review to be carried out by Ducci.

  • BIM coordination
  • Real State
  • Residential

CRIMINALISTICS LABORATORY FOR INVESTIGATIONS POLICE (PDI), PUDAHUEL, SANTIAGO, CHILE

Project: Mixed, laboratory

Size: 20.000 m²

Cost: 32M USD

Status: In construction

Sector: Public

More information: Here


OHL contracted BuildBIM for the BIM Execution Plan (BEP), modeling, clash detection, coordination plans, quantity takeoff, register model, as built drawings and on-site coordination for the criminalistic laboratory for the Investigations Police of Chile (PDI).

 

This complex design by Crisosto Arquitectos Consultores, includes analysis laboratories, specialised medical equipment areas, a shooting range and an auditorium with a capacity of 200 seats; making this building the most modern of its kind in Latin America. 

  • BIM coordination
  • BIM Public Tender
  • PDI

ARAUCO CORPORATE CAMPUS, CONCEPCIÓN, CHILE.

Project:  Mixed, corporate campus

Size: 30.000 m².

Cost: 35M USD.

Status: Conceptual design

Sector: Infrastructure

More Information: Here

 

Arauco contracted BuildBIM to lead the BIM implementation for their new corporate campus.  Our company is currently managing the BIM process which covers all phases of the life of the building, starting from the documentation for the Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) to the BIM Execution Plan (BEP).

 

The use of timber in this project will promote the investigation, innovation and use of new technologies associated with timber; and enhance the versatility and sustainability of the building. 

  • BIM
  • BIM Managament
  • Corporate

BIM PARAMETRIC OBJECTS, SCANAVINI

Objeto_BIM

Size: 60 Objects

Sector: hospitable

More information: Here

 

Scanavini, a leading company in door and hardware locks, has commissioned BuildBIM to develop its BIM Catalog for Hospital solutions, thus making the object library available to its customers for the BIM 2020 National Mandate.

 

BuildBIM will develop the BIM Objects for the Archicad and Revit platforms, under the requirements established by the BIM Plan and following the recommendations of the BIM Object Standard v2.0 developed by the NBS UK.

  • Archicad Objects
  • BIM Library
  • Revit Families

FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE, BUILDING 4, AUCKLAND, NZ

Proyecto fisher y paykel healthcare building 4 auckland nz

Size: 35.700m2

Cost: 87M USD

Sector: Industrial

Status: In construction

More information:  Here

 

 

BuildBIM in collaboration with Construction Workshop and Aquaheat, developed the modeling and coordination of the HVAC specialty for the new Fisher & Paykel Healthcare complex. The construction has a total area of 35,700m2, integrating offices, a laboratory, modeling area, manufacturing area, warehouses and a large-scale distribution center.

 

Advanced BIM has been a customer requirement for this project, including apart from digital coordination, as well as the embedding of information in the model to be used in Facilities Management once the construction stage is finished.

  • BIM coordination
  • Facility Management
  • INDUSTRIAL

SHIRLEY BOYS HIGH & AVONSIDE GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, CHRISTCHURCH, NZ

Proyecto shirley boys high y avonside girls high school christchurch nz

Size: 22.000m2

Status: In construction

Cost: 54M NZD

Sector: Educational

More information: Here

Video: Here


In collaboration with Construction Workshop  and David Browne Contractors, BuildBIM developed the modeling and coordination of the HVAC system for the new Shirley Boys’ High and Avonside Girls’ High Schools.


The school facilities include an arts center for 750 people, a theater with capacity for 100 people, four sports courts with a 400m track, three indoor gyms, a cafeteria and a fully equipped kitchen for education and training.

  • BIM coordination
  • Educational
  • Public

THE ANTIPODEAN 39-53 BEACH ROAD, AUCKLAND, NZ

Proyecto the antipodean 39-53 beach road auckland nz

Project: Residential Building

Size: 20.510m2

Cost: Uninformed​

Status: In construction

Sector: Real state

More information:  Here

 

BuildBIM in collaboration with Construction Workshop, developed digital modeling and coordination for the services of The Antipodean building. This 15-story project, built by Watts and Hughes   includes 161 apartments,  a 20-meter pool and underground parking.

 

BuildBIM modeled the Hydraulic, Electrical and Fire specialties, reporting interference through the Revizto platform  Revizto.

  • BIM coordination
  • Real State
  • Residential

INTEGRATED MODULAR SOLUTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION COMPONENTS, NZ

Proyecto integrated modular solutions for construction components nz

Size: Not informed

Cost: Not informed

Sector: Residential, Commercial, hospitality, Public

More information: Here


Construction Components, a company specializing in prefabricated construction and modular solutions, required the services of BuildBIM for the modeling, coordination and construction plans of its prefabricated bathrooms. Because the construction is done completely off-site, the accuracy of the information is critical.


The complete BIM integration in the offsite prefabrication process, included the advantage of reducing traditional construction costs, reduction of material loss, faster installation times, certainty in cost estimation, reduction of supervision in work and better quality  construction and finishes.

  • Hospitality
  • Integrated Modular
  • Prefabrication

NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER, AUCKLAND, NZ

Proyecto new zealand international convention centre auckland nz

Size: 32.000m2

Cost: 700M NZD

Sector: Public

More information: Here

Video: Here


BuildBIM, in collaboration with RedBike  and McKay ,developed the Electrical modeling and coordination for the New Zealand International Convention Center (NZICC) in Auckland. This project had an estimated budget of NZD 700M, with high standard facilities.


BuildBIM’s role was to work with our client McKay to deliver BIM Management, Modeling and Coordination services for electrical systems, using a coordinated model to produce assembly and construction plans. A project of this scale includes a considerable density of services, which must be coordinated in conjunction with the steel structure, HVAC, Hydraulic, RCI and other sub specialties.

  • BIM coordination
  • convention center
  • Public

DUNEDIN HOSPITAL ICU & GASTRO, DUNEDIN, NZ

Proyecto dunedin hospital intensive care unit y gastroenterology dunedin new zealand

Size: 1.000m2

Cost: 15M NZD

Sector: Health

More information: Here

 

BuildBIM in collaboration with Construction Workshop and Atmos Engineering carried out modeling and coordination in the areas of Gastroenterology and Intensive Care Unit.The project had an investment of 15M NZD, including two critical and highly dependent areas within the hospital.

 

The project was particularly complex because the remodeling work that had to be done while the hospital was still running. Working together with Naylor Love,  the main Service Coordinator, BuildBIM made the detection of critical interferences between the architecture, steel structure and existing services, in addition to developing the modeling of the HVAC specialty, and then delivering the manufacturing planimetry and as -builts for the reception of the project.

  • BIM coordination
  • Health
  • Hospital

PORTOBELLO MARINE LABORATORY FACILITIES, OTAGO, NZ

Proyecto portobello marine laboratory facilities otago nz

Size: 1.000m2

Cost: 5M NZD

Sector: Education

More information: Here

 

In collaboration with Cook Brothers Construction, BuildBIM developed the modeling of the HVAC project and its subspecialties, in addition to the development of the As-built plans for the recent facilities of the Portobello Marine Laboratory of the University of Otago, in New Zealand.

 

The marine science laboratory project had a value of 5M NZD, and includes a 6m Aquarium and a water treatment system that pumps 60,000 liters of water from the sea into the complex every hour.

  • BIM coordination
  • Educational
  • Laboratory

BLACK FASTENERS DISTRIBUTION CENTRE, CHRISTCHURCH, NZ

Proyecto black fasteners distribution centre christchurch nz

Size: 2.628m2

Cost: Not informed

Sector: Commercial


The Distribution Center and Offices for the Black Fasteners company in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand consists of a main warehouse of storage and distribution of 2146 m2 in prefabricated concrete with an insulated metal roof, and 480 m2 of offices with a sales and services room.


The development of the BIM model included the development of the architecture model and all planimetric documentation. BuildBIM also developed the engineering coordination with the prefabricated concrete and steel elements.

  • BIM coordination
  • Commercial
  • Prefabrication

FLINDERS MEDICAL HEALTH AND HOPITALITY CENTRES, ADELAIDE, AUS

Proyecto flinders medical health and hospitality centre adelaide aus

Size: 11.000m2

Cost: 185M AUD

Sector: Health

More information: Here


In collaboration with Virtual Built Pty and Hansen Yunken, BuildBIM developed the architecture and structure modeling in the Flinders Medical Center improvement project in Adelaide, South Australia.


The new 11,000m2 complex is adjacent to the existing Flinders Hospital, and includes state-of-the-art rehabilitation facilities for its 5 levels.

  • BIM coordination
  • Health
  • Hospital

SANTA MAGDALENA HOTEL, PROVIDENCIA, SANTIAGO, CHILE

Proyecto hotel santa magdalena providencia cl

Size: 3.460m2

Cost: 7.8M USD

Sector: Hospitality


The project for the Hotel Santa Magdalena has 9 floors and 4 underground levels in approx. 3460 m2. BuildBIM was commissioned by the RQ Hotel Group for the coordination of all specialties including, Architecture, Structural Calculation, Sewer, Rainwater, Potable Water, Air Conditioning, Electricity, Weak Currents, Garbage and Elevators. In the process of interference analysis, 636 conflicts were found, which were grouped according to their degree of complexity, defining inconsistencies and omissions in the projects. Construction cost savings have been estimated in at least USD 105K due to early BIM Clash Detection and BIM Coordination in the design stage. 

  • BIM coordination
  • Hospitality
  • Private

GLENVIEW MEDIAL CENTRE, HAMILTON, NZ

Proyecto glenview medical centre hamilton nz

Size: 1.400m2

Cost: 5M NZD

Sector: Health

More information: Here


BuildBIM, in collaboration with Sekta Architects developed the detailed architecture documentation in Revit for the Glenview Medical Center in Hamilton, including regulatory approval and plans for budget and construction. For the reconstruction of the project 5M NZD was invested, including two rooms for minor surgery, classrooms, a new radiology area and storage area. The plant was expanded around 1,400m2, and the number of consulting rooms expanded from 7 to 13. The project was designed by Sekta Architects and built by Hawkins Construction.

  • BIM coordination
  • Health
  • Hospitality