BIM1023 - Practical BIM Modelling


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Group assignment 75/100
Individual assignment 25/100

Course content

The climate agreement will affect the buildings in two ways. The buildings will live longer and will be smart. The use of the buildings/assets with digital information management and associated digital documentation requirements will therefore receive increased focus. ISO 19650, Part 3 (the operational use phase) supports this focus. At the same time, the focus is on leading requirements for the introduction of new IT technologies.


- Current laws and standards, and guidelines

- Digital information organisation, information management and delivery according to ISO19650 and guidelines

- Requirements specification with life-cycle focus, developing requirements setting competence

- BIM maturity, industrial development and granularity related to the level of information needs (LOIN)

- Digital building information in the life-cycle, work/information flow

- Multidisciplinary (teamwork with different roles) preparation of information requirements and needs, associated modelling and report to the selected case study in building and/or construction

- Interaction and sharing on Common Data Environment (CDE)

- Modelling/ontology building related to issues in buildings and/or facilities (infrastructure)

- Experience summary and reflections on own learning

Learning outcome

Upon completing this course, students will have the following:

- Holistic, practical BIM knowledge and skills relevant to civil engineering in public and private sectors.

- Ability to lead and execute more complicated buildingSMART tasks connected with civil engineering projects for public authorities, architects, consulting engineers, contractors and building owners.

- Knowledge of requirements specification/ordering knowledge for BIM and Facility Management BIM.

- Experience and knowledge of the interaction between different subjects and BIM-based computer programs in a BIM project.

- Experience with the preparation of interdisciplinary documentation (report) in a limited BIM project.

- Ability to assess the transfer of experiences related to building information modelling to other relevant projects or contexts.

- Ability to transfer building information modelling experiences to other relevant projects.

Learning methods and activities

- Project work with a combination of group and individual assignments.

- Net-based learning with conferences, lectures, videos, literature studies, and project work supported by guidance for project assignments. Group work and individual assignments.

- The course has two physical meetings, each with 2 days. It is mandatory to participate in these meetings. - Absence requires a medical certificate or any other reason, approved by the teacher.

Further on evaluation

If fail: Continuation by agreement with the teacher

Assessment: 2 project tasks giving one final mark at the end. 1 task is solved in a larger group and evaluated as a whole, while the last task is individual.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Building SMART - Intelligent Modelling (ÅRBIM)

Required previous knowledge

BIM1001 and BIM1012

Course materials

- Borrmann; Konig; Koch; Beetz (2018): Building Information Modeling: Technology Foundations and Industry Practice, ISBN 978-3-319-92862-3.

- Sacks, Eastman, Lee and Teicholz (2018): BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Designers, Engineers, Contractors, and Facility Managers, 3rd Edition.

- Pieter Pauwels, Kris McGlin (2022): Buildings and Semantics. Data Models and Web Technologies for the Built Environment, 1st Edition

- Current laws and standards

- ISO 19650 Del 1 of 3

- Miscellaneous lecture notes and web links

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Geomatics
  • Applied Information and Communication Technology
  • Building and construction technology
  • Building Technology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Group assignment 75/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Individual assignment 25/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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