The King's College London Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution has produced a research report "Enabling BIM through procurement and contracts".

The two-year research project investigated the links between building information modelling (BIM) and procurement models (tested in UK government trial projects) and construction and engineering project contracting arrangements. The research group's report focuses primarily on BIM Level 2, but also touches briefly on BIM Level 3. Issues discussed include how BIM affects legal liability and the contractual status of BIM documents.

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