FIG Commission 10 - Construction Economics and Management

Working Group 10.1
International Construction Measurement Standards 

Policy Issues

Following initial publication in 2017, the second edition of ICMS, incorporating life cycle costs, will be published in 2019. This is a seminal moment for the profession and the standards require wide professional support to encourage their worldwide adoption.

The standards can be used through the project life cycle from benchmarking, cost prediction, procurement and facilities management.


Alan Muse, United Kingdom


What we are working on -

What's New

ICMS 3 was published in November 2021. Survey of ICMS use in Africa instigated.

The future of BIM: Digital transformation in the UK construction and infrastructure sector

Insight Paper RICS, July 2020

A new Insight Paper from RICS providing a useful insight into the progression of the BIM movement in the UK.

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