The Blaze Podcast
The Blaze Podcast
Dec 15, 2021
The Intersection of BIM and Smart Buildings - by Onyema Udeze
Play • 13 min

This episode of the podcast features an exploration by Onyema Udeze - the current host of the podcast. He is a co-founder of Blaze Inc. He is the author of the book, Essentials of Smart Building Technology, which is available on all popular e-book platforms. He is an Instructor at Linkedin Learning and a founding director of BIM Africa Initiative...

  • He started by establishing that such sister industries like the Automobile, Telecom, and Aviation sectors focus more on the end-user experience with their products than on the process that produces the products/services.
  • He went ahead to establish the important role that BIM currently plays in the built sector.
  • After that, he established that Digital Twin is the point of intersection between BIM and Smart Buildings.
  • He went ahead to explain what Smart Buildings are and the components they are comprised of.
  • Finally, by comparing the industry with sister industries, he established that we already have the infrastructure to make Digital Twins a reality - thus, delivering truly Smart Buildings.

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