Type: Office, Hotel, Service Apartment
Floors: 25 Floors + 2 Basement
GFA: 7781m2
Manually Average (Days)
Total QS Involved 1
Create format and table in excel for data input. Measured by scale rule and key in the dimension one by one 4
Manually build in calculation formula to derive quantities [Manual taking off the Reinforcement Bar] 10
Structural [Concrete,formwork,excavation,etc.] 7
TOTAL 22
Cubicost BIM Application Average (Days)
Total QS Involved 1
Input all data, import drawings, draw the elements to generate 3D model (Use existing 3D model from structure) 4
Automatic calculation [TAS] 1
TOTAL 6
Priorities and difficulties in QS’ manual calculation

1.Time consuming to analyse and identify

2.Preparation time to set up the excel format

3.Troublesome to check and compare quantities

4.Difficult for collaboration

Strength of software application

1.Reverse check makes it easy to check and compare quantities

2.User-friendly and reasonable interface make the software easy to learn and use

3.Flexible and easy to make reports because customized reports are available

4.It is quick and efficient to calculate quantities