Use of UAV to Resolve Construction Disputes

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 151)


Monitoring and inspection of buildings and structures using the classical method is the most labor-intensive. It is proposed to use modern and effective methods for measuring the work performed on an object under construction, which has a non-standard complex geometric shape. The topic of relevance of the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in construction has been developed. To solve this problem, we used modern technologies for building an orthophotomap, a 3D model of the object, and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The unmanned aerial vehicle made it possible to fulfill the production tasks set by the construction industry enterprise with a minimum number of labor resources. The need to perform this task arose in a dispute between the customer and the contractor about the volume of construction and installation work performed and the amount of their payment. The results of photo processing in the Agisoft Metashape software product are presented: an orthophotomap and a 3D model of the object are obtained. The resulting model was used to calculate the roof area of the water park to resolve a construction dispute between the customer and the contractor. The results obtained made it possible to assert that the considered option is a promising technology for survey and monitoring, including for resolving disputes in the construction industry and, in particular, conducting expert examinations.


UAV Orthophotomap 3D model Aerial photo Building disputes Monitoring Evaluation 



This work was realized under the support of the President Scholarship; in the framework of the Program of flagship university development on the base of the Belgorod State Technological University named after V G Shukhov, using equipment of High Technology Center at BSTU named after V G Shukhov.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Belgorod State Technological University named after V.G. ShukhovBelgorodRussia

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