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Dennis Burns
Dennis Burns
on Building Information Modelling
MNZIOB CBP | Director, Archaus | Chair, BIMinNZ Conference Committee

Since 1993 Dennis has been a Co-Director of Archaus. This combined with over 40 years’ experience in most facets of the NZ construction industry led to an interest in BIM and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). An active member of the BIM Acceleration Committee, Dennis also chairs the BIM Industry training Group and the BIMinNZ Conference committee.

22 November 2019

Smartening Up Asset Management with BIM

There are misconceptions about BIM’s applicability to existing assets but a recent project at Hamilton City Council’s Pukete Wastewater Treatment Plant exemplifies how BIM technologies can be utilised to provide a rich, multi-dimensional picture of existing assets.

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20 October 2019

BIM and the Magic of Metadata Standards

Learnings on the use of metadata standards to inform BIM data capture, from the NZDF Whenuapai base gymnasium project.

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26 August 2019

Making Data Smarter: BIM for Asset and Facilities Management

How capturing data through BIM has helped Wellington City Council cost-effectively identify and schedule maintenance work required on its social housing portfolio to extend the life of the assets.

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23 May 2019

BIM Best Practice for NZ

The newly released Third Edition of the NZ BIM Handbook explains the benefits of BIM and best practice approach across the full asset lifecycle.

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21 February 2019

BIMinNZ Conference 2019

BIM is part of the growing construction technology wave that will deliver productivity gains. Find out more and be in to win a ticket to the inaugural BIMinNZ Conference in Wellington on Wednesday, 8 May 2019. 

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