Legal Issues to Consider Before Adopting a BIM Workflow (1 AIA LU)
The advent of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology promises to improve the overall design process for construction projects and will likely become the dominant system for project design delivery. However, its use presents unique legal and practice-related concerns for the construction industry.
This webinar addresses the implications that owners, architects, and contractors should consider regarding industry trends and evolving legal concepts related to a digital practice and BIM workflows. Participants will learn about potential liabilities and issues to consider when utilizing this cutting-edge technology, including copyright ownership, information management and control, licensing, and more.
- Recognize BIM's impact on projects and construction team members; discover business and practice implications to consider; and assess the effects on practitioners and the public in general.
- Understand business and practice concepts of digital projects including the potential liability associated with the transmission and use of digital data; key issues associated with the appropriate transmission, maintenance, management, and archiving of digital data; and post-project uses of digital data for facilities management and other related interests.
- Explore best practices/protocols that allow for the efficient and responsible use of BIM
- Learn about AIA Contract Documents related to BIM.