PLAN WITH THE END IN MIND
A building should serve its users in the best possible way.
1:1 VR BIM:
Involve the users in 1:1 VR in the early stages, to optimize the building for its use. When they built Oulu University Hospital in Finland they saved 150M EUR in construction cost and 2,2B EUR in life cycle savings, by involving 750 doctors and nurses, using the Collaprime BIM CAVE. At NBR you can involve the future users of the building to get a better building suited for their needs.
1:1 AR BIM:
We are working on a photorealistic AR application. If we succeed we will finally have a way for stakeholders to get
a realistic understanding of how a building will appear and function in its surrounding and get instant feedback from the public. Stakeholders will immediately see if something is wrong or right, off or spot on, not optimal or just right, pleasing or not to the eye, harmonious or not with its surroundings etc. Today we often see big surprises in different directions AFTER the building is complete. If it was a bad surprise the consequences weighs on the area, the community, the economy for generations. Finally this allows stakeholders to provide instant and well founded feedback on weather a proposed building is great or not. If we had this 5 years ago, tourist would wonder why we built a maximum security prison right on the shore of Sørenga, for example.
You can learn about this in the course: The CAVE method