This book brings together some of the best practitioners and thinkers from around the world to discuss the likely future of information and communication technologies for the construction industry. It addresses a range of innovative developments, state of the art applications, research work and theoretical arguments with regard to the use of virtual technologies in design, construction and procurement. From a future oriented perspective, the book presents what can be expected from the next generation of these technologies.Possibly one of the most advanced construction related software packages is Tekla Structures (Tekla, 2005), a fully parametric solid modelling tool for the design and manufacture of structural steel and precast concrete. It allows multiple anbsp;...
|Title||:||Virtual Futures for Design, Construction and Procurement|
|Author||:||Peter S. Brandon, Tuba Kocatürk|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2009-01-22|