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Sarah Davidson

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

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Biography

Sarah Davidson is a Fellow member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). She has spent a significant period in the construction industry working for both consultant organisations and contracting bodies. More recently Sarah has focussed on construction cost data modelling and analysis coupled with industry performance analysis.

Sarah has also been working with industry bodies and clients to embed building information modelling and the principles of BIM Level 2 into business as usual. Sarah has been a frequent speaker at RICS events and is a member of the UK BIM Alliance Executive Team, leading development and adoption of BIM Level 2 standards. Sarah's particular areas of interest are around data security, data classification for beneficial flow and application and collaborative/co-operative team working.

Sarah is a part of the Architecture, Culture and Tectonics (ACT) Research Group

Expertise Summary

Sarah's key areas of expertise include:

  • ISO 19650/BIM Level 2 processes, standards and application
  • Construction industry performance analysis
  • Construction cost modelling, analysis and benchmarking
  • Collaborative working
  • Construction procurement and contracts

Recent Publications

  • DAVID CHURCHER, SARAH DAVIDSON and ANNE KEMP, eds., 2019. Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650: Guidance Part 1: Concept 2nd. UK BIM Alliance, CDBB and BSI.
  • 2019. ISO 19650 Guidance CDBB Blog Centre for Digital Built Britain. . 05/03/2019 00:00:00
  • DAVID CHURCHER, SARAH DAVIDSON and DR ANNE KEMP, eds., 2019. Information management according to BS EN ISO 19650: Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery 1st. UK BIM Alliance, CDBB and BSI.
  • 2018. Universal BIM Building Magazine. 40
  • DAVID CHURCHER, SARAH DAVIDSON and ANNE KEMP, eds., 2019. Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650: Guidance Part 1: Concept 2nd. UK BIM Alliance, CDBB and BSI.
  • 2019. ISO 19650 Guidance CDBB Blog Centre for Digital Built Britain. . 05/03/2019 00:00:00
  • DAVID CHURCHER, SARAH DAVIDSON and DR ANNE KEMP, eds., 2019. Information management according to BS EN ISO 19650: Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery 1st. UK BIM Alliance, CDBB and BSI.
  • 2018. Universal BIM Building Magazine. 40
  • 2018. Building BIM survey 2018: The rise and rise of BIM.
  • SARAH DAVIDSON, OWEN POTTLE and PHIL SOUTHGATE, 2016. BIM for Building Surveyors BIM for Building Surveyors.
  • SARAH DAVIDSON, 2015. Quantity take off from 2D and 3D models Available at: <https://www.isurv.com/site/scripts/home_info.php?homepageID=790>
  • SARAH DAVIDSON, 2011. Cost analysis and benchmarking Cost analysis and benchmarking.

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