One of the main directions we are working on today is information modelling in construction. <...> On 1 July 2019, Federal Law No. 151 came into force, which introduced the concepts of information modelling and of construction information classifier. All this is now present in the Urban Planning Code — Vladimir Yakushev, Minister of Construction, Housing, and Utilities of the Russian Federation.
Our company is very involved in BIM-projecting. We design all our libraries, facades and roofs in four different software environments. We are look into their joints. <...> We build all constructions in BIM-design environments, the client can see the cost of materials, construction, as well as this model in terms of future operation of the building — Sergey Kolesnikov, President of TechnoNIKOL Corporation.
Over the past three years, we have completely abandoned the old paper-based administrative approach to the examination procedure itself. Since 2017, we do not accept any paper at all, everything comes in electronic format only — Igor Manylov, Chief Executive Officer, Main Department of State Expertise (Glavgosexpertiza of Russia).
In terms of technological innovation, Japan is using new technologies to the full. <...> They help improve both productivity and quality — Akira Iwata, Partner, Representative in Russia and CIS, Nomura Research Institute Ltd..