2016 BIM contest

This contest aims to promote the use of a Building Information Modeling method amongst architects.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage
Genre Office
Country Paris, France
Registration Deadline 15 March 2016 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 15 March 2016 (via Online)
Eligibility All

Candidates of the 2016 BIM Contest create an original BIM model of a business incubator. At least one product or texture of each manufacturer featured in the sponsors section should be integrated into the BIM model of the project.
The project’s site is situated at the town of Bobigny on the east bank of the Ourcq canal. The Jury will evaluate your creativity as well as your proposition’s innovation. Additionally, the quality of your BIM method will be judged.
Once registered, and throughout the allocated design period of this contest, our team will be at your service should you have questions regarding the program or the BIM method to be applied. The main aim of this contest is to help young and aspiring architects to apprehend BIM and its benefits.

Mr. Pierre Mit, President of Mediaconstruct, Committee member of the Plan de transition Numérique dans le Bâtiment
Mr. Jacques Lévy Bencheton, associate architect and BIM Manager of Brunet Saunier Architecture practice.
Mr. Lionel Blancard de Léry, associate architect-urbanist of l'Atelier B.L.M., President of BIM Prescrire association and Vice-Président of UNSFA
Mr. André Morlet, CEO of Odyssée Lumière Export - Rosa
Mr. Alain Birault, National prescription director - Lafarge France
Mr. Éric Lebègue, chief of the Digital innovation division for construction at the CSTB Mr. Itaï Cellier, Architect, Founder and CEO de Polantis

The 20 Finalists will each be granted a copy of the French book "BIM & Maquette Numérique" (édition Eyrolles – CSTB) of a market value of 75€
1st prize : 10,000 €
2nd prize : 5,000 €
3rd prize : 2,500 €

Entry Fee

- Two A0 panels in .pdf format (maximum)
- One explanatory note (no more than 2,500 characters including space) - One BIM model in .ifc format
- One .xls BIM database
- A0 panels

French or English

Pre-selection of the 20 finalists: 16th of March - to the 19th of March 2016
Jury deliberation: 30th of March 2016
Designation of winners and trophy ceremony: 7th of April 2016

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