Understanding BIM through DIKUW


This is a visual response to an interesting blog post by AProf. Randy Deutsch on ‘BIM + Integrated Design’. The utterly enjoyable post reminded me of a dilemma I faced a few years back when I started to investigate BIM’s underlying knowledge structures beyond the software tools which enable it. To cut a very long story short, my journey led me to ‘meaning hierarchies’ and DIKUW (Data, Information, Knowledge, Understanding and Wisdom) as one method of understanding and – more importantly – delimiting BIM.

Read the full article: http://www.bimthinkspace.com/dikuw.html#sthash.BVCPDjeO.7Ii2Uj0S.dpuf


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