CIC BIM Standards - General (Version 2 - December 2020)

This Standards aims to be adopted by architects, engineers, surveyors, contractors and other industry practitioners for the construction industry in Hong Kong.

This Standards contains major enhancements to align with ISO 19650’s Information Management principles, workflows and requirements, and also providing Hong Kong Local Annex of ISO 19650-2:2018. Users will find this new version differs substantially when compared to the August 2019 publication.

Different publications of the CIC BIM Standards – General can be outlined as follows:

  • CIC BIM Standards (Phase One) (September 2015) is our first publication.
  • CIC BIM Standards – General (August 2019), is an update of our first publication with the title renamed and minor amendments to the Standards aiming to align the first edition of the CIC BIM Standards for Underground Utilities (August 2019) and CIC BIM Standards for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (August 2019).
  • CIC BIM Standards – General (Version 2 – December 2020) is our new edition. The objective is given in the ensuing paragraphs.

 

The full suite of CIC BIM standards have been published covering the following specific BIM usages or disciplines separately:

  1. CIC BIM Standards – General (August 2019); and (Version 2 - December 2020);
  2. CIC BIM Standards for Architecture and Structural Engineering (Version 2 – December 2020);
  3. CIC BIM Standards for Underground Utilities (August 2019);
  4. CIC BIM Standards for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (August 2019);
  5. CIC BIM Standards for Preparation of Statutory Plan Submissions (December 2020);
  6. CIC Production of BIM Objects Guide – General Requirements (August 2019); and
  7. CIC BIM Dictionary (December 2020).

There are other CIC BIM documentations under preparation. The CIC has been developing:

  • CIC BIM Exchange Information Requirements (EIR) Template (BIM Specifications);
  • CIC Special Conditions of Contract for BIM for incorporating into existing construction contracts and consultancy agreements for implementing BIM in construction projects; and
  • CIC BIM Services Agreements for procuring BIM services under different contractual relationships.

 

Please refer to the Foreword (2) in the CIC BIM Standards - General (Version 2 - December 2020) for more details.