Profile of Building Information Modeling – BIM - Tools Maturity in Brazilian Civil Construction Scenery

  • Samuel Dereste dos SantosEmail author
  • Oduvaldo Vendrametto
  • Miguel León González
  • Creusa Fernandes Correia
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 459)


Building Information Modeling – BIM – tools are gaining, nowadays, great visibility by the possibility of integrated project development. The implementation of BIM tools is gaining space worldwide, including Brazilian scenery. Besides, the degree of tool implementation can vary depending the country, and can show how is the level of projects that are being developed. This paper evaluates the degree of BIM maturity implementation in Brazil´s context, to find the differences of BIM software utilization under different projects. The strategy adopted was a technical review focused on periodical papers as well as a case study developed with 16 BIM expert´s projects in Brazil. The results shown that Brazil presents an advanced BIM implementation considering BIS - Department of Business Innovations and Skills requirements, with great application in modeling, building installations, infrastructure, and low applicability on development of integrated projects.


BIM CAD Profile Maturity 



The authors would like to thank CAPES (Coordenação de aperfeiçoamento de pessoal de nível superior) and Paulista University (UNIP) for the financial support to develop this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel Dereste dos Santos
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Oduvaldo Vendrametto
    • 1
  • Miguel León González
    • 2
  • Creusa Fernandes Correia
    • 2
  1. 1.Paulista University-UNIPSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Cruzeiro do Sul University-UNICSULSão PauloBrazil

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