Stadium renovation

CUSTOMER
One of the oldest and largest architecture and construction consultancies in the country. Employing over 500 specialists; owned by local authorities.

CHALLENGE
The customer has won a major governmental tender for sports facilities reconstruction and design. All works were to be done using BIM technologies, but the company had only 2D-specialists working in AutoCAD. The customer needed a reliable partner to complete the following scope of work:
Implement BIM technology: corporate BIM training, making a pilot project, on-going support;
Help with the reconstruction project of existing stadium that needs to preserve its historic facade and get a new stand roof and get new utility networks

SOLUTION
BIM Machine split the project into 2 parts and executed the following roadmap:
Part 1. BIM technology implementation:
Company infrastructure research
Software/Hardware modernization
Infrastructure modernization
Corporate training. The Customer’s employees involved in the project were split into several teams:
1 architects team training (6 people)
3 structural designers teams training (3×5 people)
3 MEP designers teams training (3×8 people, HVAC, plumbing, electrical)
1 technologists team training (6 people)
BIM execution plan (BEP) development
Revit families library creation;
Part 2. Designing process:
Integration with in-house designers to made the Stadium project;
Creating the model of existing stadium;
Using “Phasing” tool to start reconstruction project;
Using Tekla Structures to design steel structures of the stand roof;
Combining Revit model with Tekla model using Navisworks;

RESULT
In the face of BIM Machine the Customer got a on-the-field-coach who helped to complete the project and educate the internal team

  • 350 hours of corporate education and about 50 people trained
  • 1000 hours of support
  • 2000 hours of designing was done by the consultants crew (10% of all design time)

-BIM model with full pack of construction drawings and historic view information;
-Construction is in progress now, historic facade has been reserved;
-New roof is under construction

TECHNOLOGIES AND TOOLS

  • Autodesk Revit 2014 (updated to 2016 version during design process)
  • Tekla Structures 19
  • Robot SA Pro 2014 (updated to 2016 version during design process)
  • 3Ds Max 2014 (updated to 2016 version during design process)
  • Autodesk Navisworks Manage 2014 (updated to 2016 version during design process)