Enriching the "I" in Bim : a BIM-Specifications (Bimspecs) approach

Utiome, Erezi, Drogemuller, Robin, & Docherty, Michael (2014) Enriching the "I" in Bim : a BIM-Specifications (Bimspecs) approach. In Issa, Raymond & Flood, Ian (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Orlando, United States of America, pp. 97-104.

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This paper conceptualizes a framework for bridging the BIM-Specifications divide by embedding project-specific information in BIM objects by means of a product library. We demonstrate how model information, enriched with data at various levels of development (LODs), can evolve simultaneously with design and construction using a window object embedded in a wall as life-cycle phase exemplars at different levels of granularity.

The conceptual approach is informed by the need for exploring an approach that takes cognizance of the limitations of current modelling tools in enhancing the information content of BIM models. Therefore, this work attempts to answer the question, “How can the modelling of building information be enhanced throughout the life-cycle phases of buildings utilizing building specification information?”

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ID Code: 74128
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Building Information Modelling, specifications, integration, product libraries, information augmentation
DOI: 10.1061/9780784413616.013
ISBN: 978-078441361-6
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: © 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers
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Deposited On: 17 Jul 2014 22:42
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2016 09:06

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