Circular BIM model developed in the Netherlands

Published on 28.10.2015

PROCOS Group has developed the Circular BIM concept in the Netherlands.

Usually a BIM (Building Information Model) was used only for design and built. Traditionally the 3D data-model was downgraded to a 2D dwg drawing to deliver the ‘As-Built’ to the customer.

With the real-time and bi-directional integration of ARCHIBUS with AutoCAD, Revit, Sky-Walker, ArcGIS and Exchange it is possible to re-use the full BIM-data for As-Built, As-Maintained and FM BIM objectives. However, this requires a BIM Protocol and Employer’s Information Requirements designed with ‘the end in mind’. It makes it possible to BIM data circular instead of just linear.

PROCOS Group in the Netherlands ( has written an article on the concept together with Autodesk’s EMEA Manager AEC Collaboration & Data Management, Menno de Jonge. It is published (in Dutch) in Facility Management Magazine (

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