Exploration of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Application: An Understanding Among Quantity Surveyor in Malaysia


Nadzirah Zainordin, Zamzarina Md Judyar*, Nur Syahirah Zafarull , Nor Azizah Zalin
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment & IT, SEGi University

Journal of Engineering & Technological Advances
Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 1-11 (2020)

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This study begins with a broad literature review to understand the Building Information Modelling (BIM) concept. Quantity Surveyors star as an influential role as qualified, trained, and proficient in dealing with glitches relating to construction expenditure, supervision, and consultation in the construction industry. When the task is getting crucial, an assistant from technology may help faster and smoother the process and task. This study aims to investigate an understanding of the application of BIM among Quantity Surveyor in Malaysia. According to the Board of Quantity Surveyors, Malaysia's official website, 101 registered Quantity Surveying Consultant firms were in 2018. This study targeted 1000 persons from different firms and expected to respond from at least 278 persons due to time constraints. The other criteria of the respondents include years of experience in the industry. Quantity Surveying Consultant firms would be the most suitable people to answer a questionnaire survey for this study. The registered Quantity Surveying Consultant firms are very well proficient in the quantity surveying practice and services. Therefore, by choosing Quantity Surveying Consultant firms to be the respondent may help in getting the most consistent answer and higher accuracy of the exploration of Quantity Surveyors productivity by adopting the Building Information Modelling (BIM) concept in Quantity Surveyor, which will further enhance the awareness of benefits of BIM to the Quantity Surveyor profession itself.


Building Information Modelling, Quantity Surveyor Understanding.