16137 Digital Built Environment6cp; lectures online; tutorials on campus
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
This subject provides students with an introduction to the information technologies currently employed in the planning, design, construction and operations of the built environment. The subject focuses on how information technologies, in particular building information modelling (BIM), are applied in the construction industry, demonstrating the features, limitations and benefits of these tools. The subject provides an overview of new construction informatics and project approaches, contrasting traditional ways of working with new digitally mediated practice. The topics discussed in this subject include but are not limited to: BIM, 4D construction simulation, data exchange standards, and commercial software. The subject includes case studies of applications of IT in the construction industry from leading industry practitioners.
Autumn session, City campus
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125