What information is necessary to assess the environmental impacts of deconstruction?

Kühlen, Anna, Drogemuller, Robin, & Schultmann, Frank (2013) What information is necessary to assess the environmental impacts of deconstruction? In Ma, Zhiliang, Zhang, Jianping, Hu, Zhenzhong, & Guo, Hongling (Eds.) Proceedings of the 30th CIB W78 International Conference, WQBook, Beijing, China.

Abstract

4D modeling - the simulation and visualisation of the construction process - is now a common method used during the building construction process with reasonable support from existing software.

The goal of this paper is to examine the information needs required to model the deconstruction/demolition process of a building. The motivation is the need to reduce the impacts on the local environment during the deconstruction process. The focus is on the definition and description of the activities to remove building components and on the assessment of the noise, dust and vibration implications of these activities on the surrounding environment. The outcomes of the research are:

i. requirements specification for BIM models to support operational deconstruction process planning,

ii. algorithms for augmenting the BIM with the derived information necessary to automate planning of the deconstruction process with respect to impacts on the surrounding environment,

iii. algorithms to build naive deconstruction activity schedules.

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ID Code: 71841
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: 4D modeling, deconstruction, demolition, environmental impact, process planning
ISBN: 9787302339946
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 20 May 2014 23:24
Last Modified: 22 May 2014 09:45

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