International BIM Competition 2017

 Topic and requirements
BCA International BIM Competition 2017
Computational Design, Analysis and Optimisation for
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) 


  • To raise awareness and built competency in using Computational Design with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) innovatively through computational analysis and optimization for Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA)



  • A concept design for an educational building in BCA Academy done innovatively through engaging computational design, analysis and optimization with DfMA approach, satisfying sustainability, constructability and productivity considerations.


Target Participants

  • Open to all full-time local and international students from tertiary institutions in their respective countries

Team Composition

  • Recommend minimum 3 members and maximum up to 7 members per team

  • Team members need not come from the same institute


  • Registration is open till 30 June 2017

  • Early registered participants will be informed for training sessions

  • One submission date on

    • 10 July 2017, 12pm Singapore Time

  • Shortlisted participants will be notified by  14 July 2017

  • Final Presentation for shortlisted participants on 28 July 2017

  • Result Finalized on 4 August 2017

  • Prize presentation in October 2017 during Singapore Construction Productivity Week (SCPW)

Submission by

  • Upload into self-created links with all requested submittals and email to

Design Challenges

  •  Sustainability

    • Resource Efficiency

    • Environmental Impact

    • Social Impact

  • Constructability

    • Modularity

    • Prefabrication

    • Rapid Assembly

  • Productivity

    • Maximizing Value

    • Minimizing Waste 

Criteria (Target release date - 31 March 2017)

  • 30% - Design Quality

  • 40% - Computational Design, Analysis and Optimisation for Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA)

  • 30% - Project Delivery


  • First Prize - $5000  (Sgg) + Plaque

  • Second Prize - $3000 (Sgd) + Plaque

  • Third Prize - $2000 (Sgd) + Plaque

  • Merit - $800 (Sgd) + Plaque (max. 6nos)

  • Others - E-certificates


Please refer to IBC 2017 details in links below


International BIM Competition 2017 Design Brief

Deliveries (Guide)

4nos A1 Panels Presentation

10pages A4 Report

20nos A4 PPT Presentation

Video Briefing

International BIM Competition 2016 – Briefing Session @ SP, 20160829(Video Briefing)

2015 Winner Presentation Slides (Video Briefing Content)
2015 Winner Sharing (Video Briefing Content)

Emails for submission on 10 July 2017




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