Andrew Wakefield

BIM Manager

Andrew joined 5plus in 2021 to lead 5plus BIM adoption, building on 5plus quickly increasing and successful BIM experience. Andrew is responsible for 5plus adoption of BIM and leads the practice development of BIM policies, 5plus digital production principles and processes to meet BS ISO 19650, PAS 1192 and BS standards. He is passionate that in integrating the use of BIM into the 5plus design driven process. As well as driving the testing and use of emerging technologies where they can benefit the design process such as VR.

Andrew is currently managing and supporting the BIM side of several 5plus projects. Building 5plus protocols and ensuring that 5plus BIM output maintains design quality whilst producing quality information, including IFC and COBie deliverables on various projects. He is responsible for the training and ongoing support of 5plus offices in all BIM software (Revit, Solibri, Revitzo etc.) and BIM protocols. As well as overall training programmes he provides advice on the set-up, model management of 5plus projects. And one-to-one sessions as required. Ranging from, but not limited to, basic Revit operation/modelling to advanced Revit family creation/editing, Solibri use for clash detection and model validation.

Andrew has worked in several sectors and varying project sizes including higher education, healthcare, residential and hotels. He gradually moved from Architecture into BIM management roles, ultimately holding responsibility for the implementation of BIM at his previous practice. He has strong previous experience in the delivery and construction stages of projects with a variety of levels of BIM use and deliverables. With BIM knowledge has been gained through project experience working on complex design schemes such as Alder Hey Children’s hospital.

This experience and his Architectural background provide a strong basis on which to implement 5plus increasing BIM adoption.

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