Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Our unique, multi-perspective data sets map out AEC industry spending on BIM applications. We help some of the world’s best-known IT vendors plan successful market strategies.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) represents the concept of greater integration between the wide range of applications used in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.

The vision is for an accurate and complete digital model of a building – geometry and attributes – to be used seamlessly for planning, design, construction and then operation of the facility over its life.

BIM therefore supports collaboration between many different engineering disciplines, including architects, engineers and constructors.

Technology integration and interoperability reduces errors through consistency of information and the ability to check designs in a virtual environment to identify any potential design, construction or operational issues.

Chart showing spend on BIM by AEC industry sub-sector
Figure: End user expenditure on engineering software (BIM, CAD, CAM, CAE, GIS, PLM and Visualization) by AEC sub-sector

Latest Blog posts

Autodesk quoted Cambashi`s market data in its recent Investor Day presentation - Based on Cambashi`s Data Autodesk estimates: Based on Cambashi`s Employment Observatory Autodesk estimates: BIM penetration doubled in the last three years. However, there is still a significant opportunity with the global adaption at only 16% in FY23. Find more in Autodesk 2023 Investor Day Supporting Materials
Nemetschek estimated the global AEC/O software market based on Cambashi data - Based on Cambashi market data and internal research, the Nemetcheck group estimates that the global AEC/O market will grow annually by an average of around 11% to a volume of around EUR 28B in 2026. Find more in Nemetschek 2022 Annual Report “Shape the World”
Nemetschek quoted Cambashi`s BIM Observatory in its recent factsheet. - Nemetschek quoted our BIM Observatory in its recent factsheet, November 2022, showing the most influencing BIM countries and current addressable market. Current Addressable Market Is Expected to Grow by ~10% p.a Nemetschek Factsheet
Building Information Modeling (BIM) software market shows resilience to grow to $17.6bn in 2023 - New research data from Cambashi’s BIM report, November 22 release, reveals that growth of the BIM software market will prove resilient against a mixed economic backdrop, and is expected to still achieve double-digit growth in 2023
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