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Enhancing construction processes using building information modelling on mobile devices

Soussou, N, Aziz, ZUH and Mustapha, M 2013, 'Enhancing construction processes using building information modelling on mobile devices' , International Journal of 3-D Information Modeling, 2 (3) , pp. 34-45.

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This paper reviews existing construction processes of a Leading International Engineering Contracting firm in the Middle East and investigates the potential of improving existing processes using mobile Building Information Technology and processes. Qualitative data was captured through detailed interviews with key personnel, site observations and existing site processes that are mapped from site mobilisation to practical completion stage. Industry practitioners whom were involved in the project have validated the to-be process maps. The paper identifies non-adding value activities in the existing processes and highlights the potential of using mobile technologies in addressing limitations of the as-is processes. The paper also highlights the potential of enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of existing processes using readily available technologies

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Built Environment Sustainability and Transformation (BEST)
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of 3-D Information Modeling
Publisher: IGI Publishing Hershey, PA, USA
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: ZUH Aziz
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2015 11:18
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2015 11:18

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