BIM support for disaster response

Drogemuller, Robin (2015) BIM support for disaster response. In Barnes, Paul H. & Goonetileke, Ashantha (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction (8-10 July 2013), Queenland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 391-405.

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The introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) to the design, construction and operation of buildings is changing the way that the building construction industry works. BIM involves the development of a full 3D virtual model of a building which not only contains the 3D information necessary to show the building as it will appear, but also contains significant additional data about each component in the building. BIM represents both physical and virtual objects in a building. This includes the rooms and spaces within and around the building. The additional data stored on each part of the building can support building maintenance opera- tions and, more importantly from the perspective of this paper, support the generation and running of simula- tions of the operation of the building and behaviour of people within it under both normal and emergency scenarios.

The initial discussion is around the use of BIM to support the design of resilient buildings which references the various codes and standards that define current best practice. The remainder of the discussion uses various recent events as the basis for discussion on how BIM could have been used to support rapid recovery and re- building.

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ID Code: 76145
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Conference held in July 2013. Proceedings published online in March 2015.
Keywords: CEDM, BIM, VDC, disaster management, building modeling, sensor integration, Risk-informed Disaster Management: Planning for Response, Recovery and Resilience
ISBN: 9781921897733
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Emergency & Disaster Management
Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Author
Deposited On: 14 Sep 2014 22:00
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2015 11:32

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