ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL BIM AWARDS CONFERENCE
The International BIM Awards are to celebrate the outstanding and innovative contributions to BIM implementation from organisations and professionals. It is to recognise and encourage sustainable development, research and education within the industry. Prizes will be presented to awardees at The 5th International BIM Awards in this December. The awarded parties will be invited to be the spokesperson in The 6th International BIM Awards Conference in 2020. Awards are in four categories and there are more than thirty prizes to be presented.
The International BIM Awards has been held successfully for the last four years. This year, the 5th International BIM Awards will be held in November. The awards will respond to the China’s 13th Five-Year Plan and the One Belt One Road Initiative. Distinguished projects will be selected, presented and shared worldwide along with the BIM involvement and experience.
In the previous years, over 2,500 applications were received worldwide, for instance China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Norway, etc. About forty awards were presented to various organisations such as The Hong Kong Housing Authority, the Architectural Services Department, the Water Services Department, the CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd., the Ministry of Health, Singapore, Dalian Wanda Group, Henderson China Holdings Ltd., Balfour Beatty, China Construction First Building (Group) Corporation Ltd., China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd., etc. Additionally, the studentship award is set up to inspire and encourage students to learn BIM and develop their problem-solving skill.
The awards organising committee is composed of council members from buildingSMART Hong Kong and experienced experts. They are responsible for organising, mentoring, supervising judging panel, awards presentation, etc. Judging panel is consisted of BIM experts worldwide. They are to review, check and evaluate entries. The roles of council members are to execute decisions made by the organising committee and runs daily operations.
bSHK is a neutral, international and unique non-profit organisation supporting open BIM through the life cycle. It supports government, developers, architects, consultants, construction, engineering and facility management firms' implementation of BIM technologies and process in projects by exploiting its accumulation of knowledge and standards development.