Construction site layout optimization and 3D visualization through BIM tools = Visualización 3D y optimización a través de herramientas BIM aplicado a los planos de proyecto

Oluseye Olugboyega, Olorunfemi Timothy Wemimo


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Site layout plan is required for the management of the construction site and operations. A well-developed site layout has positive impact on workers, working environment, productivity and eventual success of a project. Moreover, the proposed construction methods for a project have the most significant impact on productivity, quality and cost of construction projects. This paper proposes a site layout model through BIM and construction methodology integration. An illustrative case study method was adopted for the study, where the assumptions and processes adopted in the site layout model were expounded and illustrative example was presented. The study substantiated the need to incorporate construction methods for projects in the BIM-based modelling of construction site layout plan; and the need to reinforce the possibility of re-thinking the processes of planning, construction, and management of projects.


Es preciso planificar la implantación y ejecución de la construcción para una adecuada gestión de la construcción. La implantación y distribución de los espacios de acopios y servicios tiene un impacto positivo en los trabajadores, en el ambiente de trabajo, en la productividad y en el éxito del Proyecto. Tener en cuenta en la planificación de la construcción los métodos y soluciones constructivas definidos en el Proyecto de Ejecución tienen un gran impacto en la productividad, calidad y coste del Proyecto. En este estudio se propone utilizar las herramientas BIM integrando metodología de construcción para desarrollar la planificación de la implantación y ejecución de la construcción. Para ello se utiliza un caso de estudio ilustrativo en el que se exponen los supuestos y los procesos adoptados. El estudio confirma la necesidad de tener en cuenta e incorporar los métodos y soluciones constructivas en el modelo BIM de la implantación de la construcción para estudiar con antelación la planificación, la ejecución y la gestión del proyecto.

Palabras clave

BIM; Construction methods integration; Site layout model; Site facilities; Site layout plan; Métodos integrados de construcción; Modelo de la implantación del proyecto; Planificación de la implantación del proyecto


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