New Opportunities for IT Research in Construction

  • Chuck Eastman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4200)


The transition to parametric 3D Building information Modeling (BIM) is predicated on the many uses of a fully digital building representation. This paper explores two important uses: (1) the embedding of design and construction expertise into modeling tools, and (2) the movement of building type design guides to new more integrated digital formats.


Building Information Modeling Design Information Design Knowledge Industry Foundation Class Precast Concrete 


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  • Chuck Eastman
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  1. 1.Professor in the Colleges of Architecture and ComputingGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta

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