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Cloud-based 4D and 5D BIM software with artificial intelligence at its core. Take off quantities, estimate costs, produce Gantt charts and 4D simulations, run scenarios, price bids faster and better. AI-powered BIM technology that does the work for you.
BIM Model Validation
Kreo uses machine learning to identify and classify BIM model elements. It takes into account the geometry of a BIM element and its other attributes, ensuring the highest accuracy of the classification. With Kreo you can be sure that all BIM elements are accounted for.
AI-powered BIM element classification under Uniclass or MasterFormat
BIM model check for soft and hard clashes
BIM Quantity Takeoff
Kreo generates detailed bills of quantities by default. It performs quantity takeoff for each BIM element according to the units of measurement specified in the model and follows NRM requirements.
Full BIM element count
Automated measurements under New Rules of Measurement
3D visualisation of BIM elements to audit quantities and measurements
Automated generation of Bills of Quantities (BoQs)
BIM Cost Estimation
Kreo automatically generates the cost estimate of a BIM construction project. It uses AI to assign activities and resources to each BIM element. Kreo provides full integration with leading cost data providers - BCIS in the UK. You can also use your internal cost database.
The estimate provides a detailed breakdown of costs for each activity (labour, plant and materials). Kreo takes into consideration the following factors that influence a cost budget:
Quantitative and qualitative gang composition
Site congestion and overstaffing
Sequence of activities
Depending on your preference, Kreo produces the work breakdown structure or WBS of the project according to NRM
Automated generation of detailed cost estimates
Integration with leading cost data providers (BCIS, RS Means) or your own cost database
Measurement accuracy exceeding NRM requirements
Kreo's AI-based optimisation and scheduling engine creates a project master schedule. It runs a large number of simulations to find the optimal balance between cost and time. To achieve this balance Kreo considers the following factors:
Pre-programmed sequencing rules
User-defined resource limits
Activity flow by work package
Kreo automatically generates a 4D simulation of the construction process. With Kreo's cloud-based 4D BIM tool you can:
View 4D BIM model in your browser and share it with other team members
Hide/select groups of elements or sections of the model to show different team members
Change the sequence of activities within the model
Attach comments or RFIs to an activity or a BIM element
Notify all relevant team members of comments or RFIs
Keep a log of all communications to keep track of changes
Kreo's speed and ease of use unlocks 4D BIM's true potential
Automated generation of a construction schedule
Automated resource loading and activity sequencing
Automated resource levelling
4D simulation of the schedule
Automated Gantt chart generation
AI-based optimisation engine (optimises for cost, time, productivity, space)
Adjustable resource limitations, sequencing logic and construction methods
Customisable knowledge base (resources, construction methods, sequence logic)
What if Scenario Analysis
Create a whole range of scenarios for a project schedule and cost. Analyse significant cost and duration drivers. Test your assumption in a matter of minutes.
A side-by-side scenario comparison is a powerful tool for:
Thanks to Kreo's high level of automation and intelligence, you have more time to refine cost estimates and schedules.
Run and compare a range of scenarios in a matter of minutes
Set your productivity drivers, construction methods and resource limitations
Identify value creation opportunities
Identify potential risks
BIM-based Tendering & Bid Pricing
Kreo is a unique platform for online tendering and bidding for BIM-based projects. With Kreo, bid managers can price bids and get pre-tender estimates within days. Kreo breaks the whole project into work packages automatically. It groups activities by trade and ensures their uninterrupted flow. You can adjust package size and composition with minimal effort.
Once you have chosen your work packages, you can use Kreo's online platform to launch RFQs, RFPs and tenders. You can invite bidders by email. After registration and authentication, bidders can access their package information online. They have access to detailed bills of quantities, a project schedule and 4D model.
The bidders can submit their bids simply by completing Kreo's online form. Once it has been submitted, Kreo compares the bids and ranks them. You can shortlist and nominate winners and notify them online. Finally, you can check the impact of the selected bids on the project master schedule and cost budget.
Automated work packaging
Automated generation of BoQs, cost estimates and schedules by work package
Invite subcontractors to online project portal
Provide each bidder with the bill of quantities and schedule with 4D visualisation
Allow subcontractors to submit their bids online
Compare all submitted bids online and select the best one in each package
Update master schedule and cost estimate to incorporate winning bids
Dashboard with Analytics
Kreo creates interactive dashboards to summarise the essential information about your project. A visual presentation of the data helps to identify areas requiring further analysis. It also makes communication with key stakeholders and decision-makers much easier.
Visualise key cost and schedule drivers of the project
Review resource utilisation
Improve communication with key stakeholders with a powerful reporting tool
Knowledge Base & Database
Whether it is a new construction method, sequence logic or a business rule, Kreo can help you capture this knowledge and re-use it. With each new BIM project, the accumulated knowledge improves the speed and quality of the outputs.
This combination of expert knowledge and machine intelligence has the potential to transform your business
Capture and reuse experts' knowledge
Create custom construction methods, sequencing logic, resource requirements, productivity drivers
Share your knowledge within your company
Find and install Kreo in the Autodesk app storeDownload
Run the plugin in Revit
Create a Kreo account
Upload to Kreo from Revit
- BIM Classification
- BIM model checking for errors and collisions
- Quantity takeoff
- Measurement extraction
- Activity, cost, resource loading
- Work breakdown structure
- Activity sequencing
- Resource levelling
- Gantt charts
- 4D modelling and visualisation
- Work packaging
- What if scenarios
- Report generation
- Comparing, evaluating and ranking bids
- Initiate the project
- Appoint their team
- Track progress
- Review scenarios submitted
- Approve base schedule and cost budget
- Approve work packages
- Share the BIM model with all stakeholders
- Check and sign off on BIM classification
- Correct errors and collisions
- Coordinate design effort
- Ensure that the BIM model is up-to-date
- Check quantities
- Check measurements
- Check prices, costs and specifications
- Run scenarios to optimise cost budget
- Check if cost optimisation affects overall project KPIs
- Submit valid scenarios for PM consideration / approval
- Check activity assignment
- Check activity sequence
- Check resource loading
- Run scenarios to optimise schedule and resource usage
- Check if schedule optimisation affects overall project KPIs
- Submit valid scenarios for PM consideration / approval
- Check work packages
- Adjust/change work packages
- Run scenarios to optimise work packages
- Submit subcontractor list for approval
- Initiate and run tenders/RFPs/RFQs online
- Submit winning bids for approval
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