Technology Application and Innovation
130. Building Information Modelling technology allows
construction professionals to carry out design and construction
works in a virtual environment, which helps avoid changes in the
construction process as far as possible, reduce risks and render
clarity to project costs in various stages. The Government will
actively seek to require consultants and contractors to use this
modelling technology when undertaking design of major
government capital works projects from next year onwards.
131. The Construction Industry Council will set up an
innovation and technology application centre to provide a
platform for introducing innovative technologies into the
industry to enhance productivity. The centre will commence
operation in the second half of this year.