The South Korean government is on a mission to bring cutting-edge technology to the construction industry. It’s part of an ambitious smart construction technology roadmap that will see the nation’s civil engineering businesses embrace a combination of cloud computing, building information modeling (BIM), the Internet of Things, big data, drones, and robots as we enter a new chapter in human development driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
For Dasan Consultants, this created a great opportunity to build the foundation for a new BIM design approach. The leading Korean engineering and consulting firm specializes in delivering planning, design, and construction management services to the global transportation, land, water, environment, energy, and plant sectors. Not only did it want to improve its competitive edge and grow its reputation as a national trailblazer, it also wanted to cut down on unnecessary costs while guaranteeing quality, reliability, and sustainability.
The company turned to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud to drive its business-wide transformation and make the switch from 2D to 3D. Today, the platform serves as a centralized database to manage data and intellectual property, securely share information with all stakeholders and work on designs company-wide, bringing all design and engineering units together. At the same time, Dasan can actively avoid the design errors, incoherence, interference, and miscalculation that commonly crop up in traditional 2D drawings.
Dasan used the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to manage the Yangpyung-Icheon Expressway construction project with impressive results.
“This was the first time we used our new BIM design approach in a project,” said Kim Bong-Seok, director at Dasan Consultants. “Our client recognized the excellent quality of the civil engineering design, enabled by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, and it meant that we were able to win the next project as well.”
Want to learn more about how Dasan is building on its leading reputation and using the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to make 3D BIM a reality? Watch the videos below or read the detailed case study.