Paper Title
Building Information Modelling (BIM) Adoption for Building Maintenance Among Local Authorities in Malaysia

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is one of the main agendas in the transformation of the construction industry in Malaysia. Several government projects have been constructed i n M a l a y s i a t h r o u g h t h e a d o p t i o n o f BIM since it was first introduced by Public Works Department (PWD). The introduction of BIM by PWD also emphasized the need of other government agencies such as Local Authorities to implement BIM in their core business. H e n c e , t h e a i m o f t h i s p a p e r i s t o d i s c u s s building maintenance in a narrow sense of the possibility of BIM adoption among Local Authorities in Malaysia. This paper conducted an analysis on the literature review to discussed the benefits of BIM in regard to building maintenance issues and challenges towards the adoption strategies. The findings of literature review have been critically analysed to develope the theoretical framework of this study. Apart from that, this paper may serve as a reference for critical studies in exploring the current practices in order to make recommendations to the existing building maintenance practices through the adoption of BIM among Local Authorities in Malaysia. Keywords – Building Information Modelling (BIM), Building Maintenance, Malaysian Local Authorities., PWD (Public Works Department, Malaysia)