As BIM continues to emerge rapidly as a paradigm-changing technology and green building remains a key buzzword within the construction industry, developers are exploring new ways to use advanced modelling software to facilitate the design and incorporation of efficiency features into their latest projects.

The first stage of the Gran Rubina Tower complex in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta exemplifies the use of BIM software in the service of sustainability and green construction. The 22-storey, 180,000 square metre office complex, one of few greenfield high-rise developments left in Jakarta, is expected to consume a stunning 30…