Last edited 26 Sep 2014

Comparison of BIM work stages

This article attempts to compare the different work stage definitions that have been adopted in standard industry BIM documentation.

PAS 1192

Process map

APM

(listed in CIC BIM protocol)

RIBA 2013

CIC BIM protocol

(attributed to PAS 1192)

1 Brief

0 Strategy

0 Strategic definition

1Brief


1 Brief

1 Preparation and brief


2 Concept

2 Concept

2 Concept design

2 Concept

3 Definition

3 Definition

3 Developed design

3 Developed design

4 Design

4 Design (production information)

4 Technical design (Procurement is flexible and does not have a numbered stage)

4 Production




5 Build & Commission

5 Build & Commission

5 Construction

5 Installation

6 Handover & Closeout

6 Handover & Closeout

6 Handover and close out

6 As constructed

7 Operation

In use (no number)

7 Operation and end of life

7 In use

7 In use

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