SINGAPORE CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY WEEK 2011 The inaugural Singapore Construction Productivity Week (SCPW) was held from 25 April 2011 to 29 April 2011. The event attracted more than 4,300 local and international visitors with displays of the latest building technologies, initiatives and best practices. Highlights of SCPW 2011 include the Build Smart Conference, BuildTechAsia Exhibition, Skilled Builder Competition and Building Information Modelling (BIM) Competition.
Former Senior Minister of State for National Development, Grace Fu, was the Guest-ofHonour for the event.
BUILD SMART CONFERENCE The Build Smart Conference and BuildTechAsia Exhibition were warmly received by the industry. The two-day conference attracted some 600 participants from 180 local and international companies. 27 papers were presented at the inaugural conference while 160 exhibitors took part in the exhibition. The Building Construction Authority (BCA) also signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) on BIM capability building with buildingSMARTKorea, buildingSMARTSingapore and StichtingOpenBIM.info (Netherlands) at the opening ceremony.
COMPETITIONS Other than the Build Smart Conference and BuildTechAsia Exhibition, SCPW 2011 further engaged industry players through the Skilled Builder and BIM Competition. Trade Skills Competition 41 teams competed in 4 different categories in the Trade Skills Competition. The categories were system formwork, telescopic handler operations, crane operations and drywall partition.
System Formwork (Bottom Left) Telescopic handler operations (Bottom Right)
Drywall Installation (Top Left) Crane Operations using a crane simulator (Top Right)
Ms Grace Fu, former Senior Minister of State for National Development, tried her hand at a crane simulator during the SCPW.
Winner in the Construction category
BIM Competition In the Building Information Modelling (BIM) competition, a total of 47 teams competed in 5 different categories i.e. Architecture (Students), Architecture (Professionals), Construction, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and Civil & Structural Engineering. Other awards include the Best Team Collaboration and Coordination, Special Mention for Best Use of BIM for Sustainable Design and Special Mention for Best Use of BIM for Buildable Design.
Winner in the Civil & Structural Engineering category
Winner in the Mechanical & Electrical System category
Winner in the Architecture (Professionals) category (Top Left) Winner awarded with the prize of Special Mention for Best Use of BIM for Sustainable Design (Top Right) Winner in the Architecture (Students) category (Bottom Left)
Published on Jun 5, 2014