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V&A Museum of Design

Date. 2014 – current
Location. Dundee, UK
Type. Museum
Size. 64,500 sqm.
Client. Kengo Kuma & Associates

Main Contractor. BAM

Owner. V&A Dundee


V&A Museum of Design will play a vital role as a new international icon to draw people to the community of Dundee. The two halves of the museum are linked by a facade composed of concrete planks. Due to the curvature of the exterior walls, designing and organizing the numerous uniquely shaped concrete planks was a challenge.

BIM Scope of Work

  • BIM process management
  • Design review and model authoring assistance
  • Data management and extraction
  • Technical assistance and knowledge transfer

BIM Value Delivered

  • Streamlined work progress by outlining project phases.
  • Re-analyzed previous design methods and improved working method to facilitate flexible design revisions.
  • By using BIM, the organization and review process of the model data became systemitized, and easier to revise based on design changes.
  • With the technical skills gained in this project, future BIM work will be reinforced through this experience.utilization on a very constrained site.