Past projects

Learn more about Big-DEAL's successful completed projects.

Supply chain collaborative BIM system for minimising construction waste in design

In May 2014, UWE Bristol and the Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) commenced a three year research project in partnership with Balfour Beatty CSUK to develop BIM-based software solutions to help the UK construction industry reduce construction waste during the design phase of a project’s lifecycle. Find out more about this project.

Deconstruction and Recovery Information Modelling (DRIM)

Demolition waste comprises significant proportion of valuable building materials that could be re-used for new constructions and refurbishment. This two year project developed a BIM-based tool for identifying and reclaiming valuable materials at end-of-life of buildings was developed. Find out more about this project.

Integrated Mobile-BIM system for optimised construction

The project developed a Big Data system for profitability analytics and process simulation of power transmission and distribution infrastructure projects. Find out more about this project.

Vision Network: AR and VR for Digital Built Britain

This project investigated the potential impact of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies on smart cities and smart infrastructure. Find out more about this project.

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