Adding value through the lifecycle

BIM is transforming the way that buildings are designed, constructed and operated. Zynka BIM helps you turn the data into added value and business innovation.

Make the right decisions at the right time

As BIM is an information process for the duration of a building's entire life cycle, the information looks very different depending on the project phase and the suppliers involved. The Zynka model divides the process into four main areas, which address the different challenges and opportunities of each phase.

The Zynka Model

BIM

Program information model

The earliest BIM representation of a property is found in the PIM phase. The PIM model is a simple representation of the property, visualized as volume objects with area information based on early draft designs. This initial area overview is crucial for facilitating informed business decisions regarding further development, but also for optimizing and streamlining the overall cost structure of the project going ahead.
  • Maximize revenue and sellable space
  • Predict future property values
  • Investment decisions based on facts

Design information model

The DIM model enables effective communication and collaboration. You get an interactive, information-rich visualization that makes it easy to see individual elements and how they relate to each other at the current stage of the design. It increases all the project partners’ ability to impact the design process for higher quality project delivery. The model is also linked to the timeline and costs of the project and helps identify potential risks.
  • Coordination of the design process
  • Constructability review
  • Design decisions based on facts

Construction information model

The CIM model forms the basis for construction planning, quantity takeoff and purchasing. Constructors can review drawings and models onsite and on their mobile devices, ensuring they have access to up-to-date project information at any time. Schedules can be planned and communicated more accurately, so projects are more likely to be completed on-time or early. The BIM data can also be used to generate production drawings for prefabrication or safety valuations that help to ensure safety at the construction site
  • Coordination of the production process
  • Virtual industrial construction
  • Production monitoring

Facility information model

Think of it as a dynamic, virtual model of the physical structure, powered by all the data that a modern building generates around the clock. The FIM model represents the as-built conditions – a digital twin of a building. It contains everything from design specs to live equipment feeds and residence data. It’s easy-accessible and updated frequently with the latest remodeling and asset information for effective facility management. It is important to collect actual physical data to verify the true facts about the as-built conditions.
  • Digital property data
  • Operation and monitoring of the property
  • Investment decisions based on facts
our approach

Working with Zynka BIM

Zynka BIMs has vast experience in BIM strategy implementation in medium to large sized organizations. Our way of working is based on well-established, internationally applicable BIM standards.

The main goals are always to create more efficient work processes, minimize errors and in the long run result in a less time and cost-consuming building life cycle.

People, process and technology

Our implementation process focuses on the interplay between three key factors; People, Process and Technology. Without one of the three, the overall implementation and handling of a new strategy will never be as successful. People provide knowledge, experience and expertise. People require structured processes to ensure customers good governance, validation of data and best practice of for example information management in the FIM-phase. A well-thought through process also enables technology in a scalable and adaptable way, for handling data and information throughout the whole building life cycle.

Success factors

Support from the directing board

The most important pre-requisite for establishing and implementing a new BIM strategy is the direct support from the directing board of the company. Without that, you run the risk of facing resistance within the organization with reference to “the old way of doing things”.

Transparency

A digital strategy requires transparency from everyone involved. It is a necessity to get full insight into both effective and ineffective processes within the organization, in order to be able to adapt current systems and prepare for future digital development.

Agile process

Nothing is changed or perfected overnight. Any business, process or workforce is unique, which means that continuous evaluation and development is required for a successful transition towards a new work practice. A clear vision set within an overall strategy, together with clearly defined implementation milestones, will strongly contribute to achieve an effective BIM process – tailored to your business' needs and vision.