76% of architects utilising BIM: The Netherlands’ BNA survey results

Credit: BNA
Credit: BNA

The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA) have published findings from their BNA Floor Survey 2015, and architects utilising Building Information Modelling has risen since 2014.

Results from last year’s survey indicated that 66% of architecture practices in The Netherlands were realising BIM benefits. This year’s statistics show growth in that area, with the figure rising to 76%, quite a significant number considering Holland is not a nation with a BIM mandate.

BNA’s Director Fred Schoorl is pleased to see that many of the country’s practices are increasing their collaboration with others on project teams. He told ArchitectenWeb: “The purpose [of BIM] is to reduce the costs of failure and increase the quality.

“BIM is increasingly a requirement for clients. It is therefore good to see that more and more architects focus on BIM and thus want to lead in the building chain.”

More information on the survey results can be found in the source article (in Dutch).

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