Evolution of the Building Sector Due to Digitalization

  • Bruno DaniottiEmail author
  • Alberto Pavan
  • Sonia Lupica Spagnolo
  • Vittorio Caffi
  • Daniela Pasini
  • Claudio Mirarchi
Part of the Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering book series (SPRTRCIENG)


Today, perhaps more than ever before, a technological revolution can modify the building sector in all its single aspects, greatly affecting services, production, supplies. Freehand drawing, drafting machines or CAD have represented innovative tools in graphic representations. In such cases, the evolution of tools for the productivity of the sector has improved and quickened the actual design, but nothing more. With BIM, instead, the innovation of tools has entailed a methodological innovation for the whole sector, owing to virtual reality simulations, and not only to graphic representations. Several basic principles and their various evolutions worldwide can help understand the BIM phenomenon in order to achieve its mature use.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Daniotti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alberto Pavan
    • 2
  • Sonia Lupica Spagnolo
    • 3
  • Vittorio Caffi
    • 4
  • Daniela Pasini
    • 5
  • Claudio Mirarchi
    • 6
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