Civil Engineering

Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation

The University of Lima, through the Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program, is a member of the BIM Committee of the Construction Bureau of the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation (MVCS) thanks to the innovative and technical proposal to implement the BIM methodology in the curriculum in a holistic manner. This group is also made up of specialists from the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru; professionals from the housing, internal affairs, transportation, economy and education sectors; and representatives from private business and other universities.

The objective of the BIM Committee is to prepare the guidelines of a new national technical standard for the development of projects with the use of BIM methodology. Therefore, this Technical Committee for Standardization aims at homogenizing the technical characteristics that a model of this type should contain as a minimum. The standard, called BIM Model, will allow the application of the methodology used globally for collaborative works in construction projects. This standard is addressed to public sector entities, so that they may integrate the technical guidelines of the BIM methodology into their procurement process. Thus, it is intended to optimize resource management, and save time and costs of a construction.

It is worth mentioning that, in Peru, the BIM model was incorporated in 2010, and it was therefore necessary to standardize the minimum technical guidelines with a view to optimizing project management, and promoting collaborative work.