BIM and Digital Twins for Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

CSM80015 25 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

This capstone unit aims to have an applied/ work-integrated learning exposure of employing BIM and Digital Twins for sustainable buildings and infrastructure.

Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Generate and/ or associate nD BIM models and Digital Twins for planning and managing building and civil infrastructure works
ULO2Apply location-based management with 3D models and Digital Twins to optimise of earthwork mass hauls and operations in transport infrastructure projects
ULO3Use Digital Twins and/ or virtual reality/ mixed reality applications for risk analysis and value creation/ management
ULO4Appraise constructability and maintainability aspects and review sustainability measures in construction and infrastructure management
ULO5Employ and evaluate Digital Twins and digital technologies for sustainable operation and maintenance of constructed buildings and infrastructure assets