Built in BIM
The project was also a pioneering one for the use of BIM: saving 9,000 drawings and 15,000 hours.
“Typically we’d expect 100 major design clashes on a job of this size to slip through the net, at a cost of around £350,000,” Alexander confirms. On this job there were just two. 3D modelling also made it easier to access the M&E installations.
The construction Manager’s verdict? “It’s a stunning venue that doesn’t just look good. It works. I’m not surprised it’s already winning awards and attracting global superstar performers.”