the project at approximately 60% completion. In this case study, we cover 18 weeks of use resulting in an estimated benefit of £140K due to quick and effective drawing comparisons and better management of design change, technical coordination, and commercials.
- ShapeDo was set up and integrated within 48 hours.
- ShapeDo seamlessly integrated with other Mace systems.
- 550 drawing comparisons were performed on ShapeDo.
- The system enabled pricing of a new building in 2 weeks.
a table and discuss any changes. The process was so frustrating people stopped coming to the meetings.
Now we can complete a review in 5 minutes over Teams. I’ll open ShapeDo and we’ll flip between revisions, and quickly establish whether we can accept a drawing or if there are changes that we need to address.”
Staff Time Saved
During the case study period, Mace performed 550 version comparisons, resulting in an estimated saving of £26,400*.
Earlier Issue Discovery and Resolution
Using ShapeDo, Mace were able to make decisions on potential issues before circulating drawings to the supply chain. Across 238 major drawings revised, Mace estimates they were able to make decisions on 476 details at least one stage earlier in their lifecycle. Based on a sample of these, the average value (to Mace and the supply chain) to be £240 per earlier decision, for a total value of £114,240.
Deep Dive: Pricing An Additional Building
constraints. The building went through extensive VE, which was priced but ultimately dropped. Later, the
client requested a third set of design which was a middle ground between the original scope and the VE.
repricing all 150 drawings.
- All elements which followed the original stage 4 design
- All elements which followed the VE design
- Additional elements which required repricing
By being able to quickly establish the drawings that contained changes, the commercial teams and
subcontractors were able to accurately and effectively price up the drawings in 14 days.
Without ShapeDo (Estimated)
(DM, PM, and QSs time)
The client would receive an
estimate too late to make an
When using ShapeDo (Actual)
(DM, PM, and QSs time)
We were able to provide clarity and predictability by delivering a clear and detailed price in short time frames