Macro-BIM Adoption Study: Establishing Nigeria’s BIM Maturity

  • Mansur Hamma-adamaEmail author
  • Tahar Kouider
Conference paper


Construction Industry in Nigeria has since required a disruptive technology to change its construction business and improve its capabilities and productivity. As an on-going research (PhD work) to developing a strategy for an effective Building Information Modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria, a macro-BIM adoption study was carried out to establish BIM maturity within the Nigerian construction market. Online questionnaire was used as tool for data collection from the professional stakeholders in the industry. In the process to formulate a National BIM Roadmap, five conceptual macro-BIM maturity models were utilized. The models’ findings act as a guide in developing a national BIM adoption policy. The five applied models helped classify the macro maturity components and the key policies’ deliverables that must be addressed within both the initiation and consultation phases of proposing the Nigerian BIM roadmap. The results established positive progress in awareness and adoption level compared to the 2017 survey. Recommendations are made based on the study findings as to advance into policy development.


Building Information Modelling Macro-BIM Adoption Nigeria Construction industry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built EnvironmentRobert Gordon UniversityAberdeenUK
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringKaduna Polytechnic PMB 2021KadunaNigeria

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