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CONVR 2023 - Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality

Managing the Digital Transformation of Construction Industry
  • Edited by:
  • Pietro Capone,
  • Vito Getuli,
  • Farzad Pour Rahimian,
  • Nashwan Dawood,
  • Alessandro Bruttini,
  • Tommaso Sorbi,

Within the overarching theme of “Managing the Digital Transformation of Construction Industry” the 23rd International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR 2023) presented 123 high-quality contributions on the topics of: Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR), Building Information Modeling (BIM), Simulation and Automation, Computer Vision, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Linked Data, Semantic Web, Blockchain, Digital Twins, Health & Safety and Construction site management, Green buildings, Occupant-centric design and operation, Internet of Everything. The editors trust that this publication can stimulate and inspire academics, scholars and industry experts in the field, driving innovation, growth and global collaboration among researchers and stakeholders.

  • Keywords:
  • Construction,
  • Digital transformation,
  • Innovation,
  • Immersive reality,
  • Built environment,
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Pietro Capone

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-9294-7653

Vito Getuli

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-8470-2648

Farzad Pour Rahimian

Teesside University, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0001-7443-4723

Nashwan Dawood

Teesside University, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0002-4873-7576

Alessandro Bruttini

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-6317-2406

Tommaso Sorbi

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-7204-0437

Pietro Capone
Professor of Construction Management, Department of Architecture (DIDA), University of Florence, Italy.

Vito Getuli
Researcher of Construction Management and Digital Transformation, Department of Architecture (DIDA), University of Florence, Italy.

Farzad Pour Rahimian
Professor of Digital Engineering and Manufacturing, Centre for Sustainable Engineering, Teesside University, United Kingdom.

Nashwan Dawood
Research Director, NetZero Industrial Innovation Centre, Professor of Digital Construction, Centre for Sustainable Engineering, Teesside University, United Kingdom.

Alessandro Bruttini
PhD Candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICEA), University of Florence, Italy.

Tommaso Sorbi
PhD Candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICEA), University of Florence, Italy.

A - Extended reality technologies in construction

Christoph Blut, Tristan Kinnen, Jörg Blankenbach, Dirk Heidermann, Felix Schellong

Building Inspector XR: Streamlining Scan-to-BIM with Virtual and Mixed Reality
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pp.13-22


Corentin Coupry, Paul Richard, David Bigaud, Sylvain Noblecourt, David Baudry

The Value of Extended Reality Techniques to Improve Remote Collaborative Maintenance Operations: A User Study
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pp.23-33


Mohamed Assaf, Rafik Lemouchi, Mohamed Al-Hussein, Xinming Li

A Collaborative Planning Model for Offsite Construction Based on Virtual Reality and Game Engines
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pp.46-56


Anthony Yusuf, Abiola Akanmu, Adedeji Afolabi, Homero Murzi

Prediction of Cognitive Load during Industry-Academia Collaboration via a Web Platform
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pp.57-68


Shahin Sateei, Mattias Roupé, Mikael Johansson

Transitioning from 2D to VR in Design Review – Resistance to Engagement
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pp.69-80


Mikael Johansson, Mattias Roupé, Mikael Viklund Tallgren

Collaborative Site Layout Planning Using Multi-Touch Table and Immersive VR
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pp.81-90


Leonardo Messi, Francesco Spegni, Massimo Vaccarini, Alessandra Corneli, Leonardo Binni

Seamless Indoor/Outdoor Marker-Less Augmented Reality Registration Supporting Facility Management Operations
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pp.109-120


Naotaka Sumida, Taira Ozaki, Satoshi Kubota, Hiroshige Dan, Yoshihiro Yasumuro

Visualization of Weather-Aware Ambient Heat Risks With Global Illumination in Game Engine
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pp.133-141


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pp.167-174


Khalid Amin, Grant Mills, Duncan Wilson, Karim Farghaly

Adapting BIM-Based AR Positioning Techniques to the Construction Site
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pp.175-183


Rafik Lemouchi, Mohamed Assaf, Mohamed Al-Hussein, Khaoula Boutouhami, Ahmed Bouferguene

Safety Training for Rigging Using Virtual Reality
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pp.184-194


Alessandra Corneli, Berardo Naticchia, Massimo Vaccarini, Alessandro Carbonari, Francesco Spegni

Application of Diminished Reality for Construction Site Safety Management
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pp.195-205


Monica Meocci, Alessandro Terrosi, Andrea Paliotto, Francesca La Torre Bellardoni, Irene Infante

Driving Simulator for Road Safety Design: A Comparison Between Virtual Reality Tests and In-Field Tests
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pp.206-218


Fadi Castronovo, Seyedreza Razavialavi, Abdullahi Abdulrahman, Mohammed Rayan Saiba, Pablo Martinez Rodriguez

Assessing Impacts of Immersive Virtual Reality-Based Design Reviews on Learners’ Self-Efficacy
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pp.219-230


Anthony Yusuf, Adedeji Afolabi, Abiola Akanmu, Johnson Olayiwola

Evaluation of Computer Vision-Aided Multimedia Learning in Construction Engineering Education
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pp.242-253


Marco Alvise Bragadin, Caterina Morganti, Pier Carlo Ricci, Emlyn Witt, Kalle Kähkönen, Taija Puolitaival

BIM-Based Open Learning Resources Repository for the Benedict Project
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pp.254-265


Aso Hajirasouli, Vito Getuli, Alessandro Bruttini, Tommaso Sorbi, Pietro Capone

Towards a Digital Era in AEC Higher Education: Combining Theory and Technology to Develop and Deliver Architectural Master Classes
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pp.266-273


Caolan Plumb, Farzad Pour Rahimian, Diptangshu Pandit, Hannah Thomas, Nigel Clark

A Framework for Realistic Virtual Representation for Immersive Training Environments.
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pp.274-287


Vito Getuli, Valentina Fornasari, Alessandro Bruttini, Tommaso Sorbi, Pietro Capone

Evaluation of Immersive VR Experiences for Safety Training of Construction Workers: A Semi-Qualitative Approach Proposal
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pp.288-297


B - Advanced project management and control
PDF

pp.298-308


Xuling Ye, Xingyu Tao, Jack C. P. Cheng, Markus König

Blockchain-BPMN Integrated Framework for Construction Management
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pp.309-317


Xingyu Tao, Xingbo Gong, Moumita Das, Yuqing Xu, Hao Liu, Jack C. P. Cheng, Chengliang Zheng

Fast and Secure BIM Design Using Blockchain: An Example of Makeshift Hospital Project for COVID-19 Treatment in Hong Kong
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pp.318-326


Xingbo Gong, Xingyu Tao, Moumita Das, Helen H.L. Kwok, Jack C. P. Cheng

Integrating ESG Factors into Construction Projects: A Blockchain-Based Data Management Approach
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pp.327-334


Moumita Das, Xingyu Tao, Yuqing Xu, Jack C. P. Cheng

A Blockchain-Based Secure Submission Management Framework for Design and Construction Phases
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pp.335-342


Mehrtash Soltani, Dohyeong Kim, Akeem Pedro, Jaehun Yang, Si Tran, Doyeop Lee, Chansik Park

iSafeIncentive: Transforming Construction Safety Culture through Blockchain Incentives
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pp.360-367


Franck Romuald Fotso Mtope, Sina Joneidy, Diptangshu Pandit, Farzad Pour Rahimian

Multi-Aspectual Knowledge Elicitation for Procurement Optimization in a Warehouse Company
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pp.368-379


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pp.398-406


Giuseppe Martino Di Giuda, Elisa Cacciaguerra, Francesco Paleari, Marco Schievano, Stefano Campi, Alessandro Tucci

University Asset Digitalization Guidelines: The Pilot Case of Politecnico di Milano Real Estate
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pp.407-418


Giuseppe Martino Di Giuda, Daniele Accardo, Paola Gasbarri, Silvia Meschini, Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue, Laura Scomparin

BIM-GIS and BI Integration for Facility and Occupancy Management of University Assets: The UNITO Pilot Case
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pp.419-430


Mattia Mangia, Carla Di Biccari, Mattias Roupé

Towards a Framework for Railway Network Assets Management Based on BIM/GIS Integration
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pp.431-442


Paola Federici, Daniela Julea, Sara Comai, Kavita Raj, Silvia Mastrolembo Ventura, Giuseppe Rigamonti, Giorgio Paolo Maria Vassena, Angelo Luigi Camillo CIRIBINI

Integration Between Enterprise Resource Planning and Building Information Modelling
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pp.443-453


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pp.454-465


Syed Haseeb Ahmad, Melissa Chan, Wei Yang, Hongyu Jin, Amirhossein Heravi

Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Construction Supply Chain: A Scientometric Analysis
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pp.477-488


Eleanor Hayden, Melissa Chan, David van Kan, Victor Arowoiya, Mohd. Amizan Mohamed

E-Procurement in the Australian Construction Industry: Benefits, Barriers, and Adoption
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pp.489-498


Nazi Soltanmohammadlou, Sara Rashidian, Carol K. H Hon, Robin Drogemuller, Sara Omrani

Towards Construction Safety Management Maturity Model in the Industry 4.0 Era: A State-of-the-Art Review
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pp.515-525


Silvia Mastrolembo Ventura, Sara Comai, Francesca Noardo, Kavita Raj, Angelo Luigi Camillo CIRIBINI

Integrated GeoBIM Requirements Definition for Digital Building Permit
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pp.526-537


Ailin Zerafat, Emmanuel Daniel, Louis Gyoh

A Systematic Review of the Impacts of Digitalization on Project Management
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pp.538-544


Efraim Ljung, Mikael Viklund Tallgren, Mattias Roupé, Mikael Johansson

Identifying and Developing Prerequisites for Takt Planning in a BIM-Based Construction Process
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pp.574-584


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pp.585-593


Xiao Han, Cheng-Hsuan Yang, Yuxiang Chen, Alejandra Hernandez Sanchez

A Robotic Method to Insert Batt Insulation into Light-Frame Wood Wall for Panel Prefabrications
PDF

pp.594-604


Mehdi Keshtkar, Emmanuel Daniel, Louis Gyoh

The Impacts of Digital Fabrication on the Construction Industry: A Systematic Review
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pp.605-615


C - AI, data science and analytics

Keyur Joshi, Angelina Aziz, Philip Dietrich, Markus König

Efficient Data Curation Using Active Learning for a Video-Based Fire Detection
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pp.616-624


Dai Quoc Tran, Yuntae Jeon, Seongwoo Son, Minsoo Park, Seunghee Park

Identifying Hazards in Construction Sites Using Deep Learning-Based Multimodal with CCTV Data
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pp.625-633


Minsoo Park, Seungsoo Lee, Woonggyu Choi, Yuntae Jeon, Dai Quoc Tran, Seunghee Park

Deep Learning-Based Pose Estimation for Identifying Potential Fall Hazards of Construction Worker
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pp.634-640


Seungsoo Lee, Seongwoo Son, Pa Pa Win Aung, Minsoo Park, Seunghee Park

Deep Learning Based Pose Estimation of Scaffold Fall Accident Safety Monitoring
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pp.641-647


Peter Kok-Yiu Wong, Chin Pok Lam, Yin Ni Lee, Chung Lam Ting, Jack C. P. Cheng, Pak Him Leung

Predictive Safety Monitoring for Lifting Operations with Vision-Based Crane-Worker Conflict Prediction
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pp.648-656


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pp.657-668


Syed Farhan Alam Zaidi, Rahat Hussain, Muhammad Sibtain Abbas, Jaehun Yang, Doyeop Lee, Chansik Park

iSafe Welding System: Computer Vision-Based Monitoring System for Safe Welding Work
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pp.669-675


Muhammad Sibtain Abbas, Aqsa Sabir, Nasrullah Khan, Syed Farhan Alam Zaidi, Rahat Hussain, Jaehun Yang, Chansik Park

Computer Vision-Based Monitoring Framework for Forklift Safety at Construction Site
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pp.676-682


Hakan Bayer, Benedikt Faltin, Markus König

Automated Extraction of Bridge Gradient from Drawings Using Deep Learning
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pp.683-690


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pp.691-700


Aqsa Sabir, Rahat Hussain, Syed Farhan Alam Zaidi, Akeem Pedro, Mehrtash Soltani, Dongmin Lee, Chansik Park

Utilizing 360-Degree Images for Synthetic Data Generation in Construction Scenarios
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pp.701-710


Ahmet Esat Keser, Onur Behzat Tokdemir

Machine Learning-Based Construction Planning and Forecasting Model
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pp.711-717


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pp.718-728


Ori Ashkenazi, Shabtai Isaac, Alberto Giretti, Alessandro Carbonari, Dilan Durmus

Transforming Building Industry Knowledge Management: A Study on the Role of Large Language Models in Fire Safety Planning
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pp.729-738


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pp.739-750


Yuan Zheng, Olli Seppänen, Sebastian Seiß, Jürgen Melzner

Testing ChatGPT-Aided SPARQL Generation for Semantic Construction Information Retrieval
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pp.751-760


Si Tran, Nasrullah Khan, Emmanuel Charles Kimito, Akeem Pedro, Mehrtash Soltani, Rahat Hussain, Taehan Yoo, Chansik Park

Extracting Information from Construction Safety Requirements Using Large Language Model
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pp.761-767


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pp.768-780


Maria Laura Leonardi, Stefano Cursi, Daniel V. Oliveira, Miguel Azenha, Elena Gigliarelli

Linked Data for the Categorization of Failures Mechanisms in Existing Unreinforced Masonry Buildings
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pp.781-790


Jacopo Cassandro, Claudio Mirarchi, Alberto Pavan, Maria Grazia Donatiello, CARLO ZANCHETTA

Consistency Verification Between Cost and Geometric Information Based on IFC: Application on Structural Elements
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pp.801-812


Jacopo Cassandro, Claudio Mirarchi, Alberto Pavan, Andrea Zamborlini, CARLO ZANCHETTA

Semantic Web Based Integration Between BIM Cost and Geometric Domains
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pp.813-823


Sebastian Seiß, Markus Boden, Jürgen Melzner, Yuan Zheng, Delval Thibaut, Rayan El Chamaa

Ontology-Based Construction Inspection Planning: A Case Study of Thermal Building Insulation
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pp.824-836


Chiara Gatto, Maryam Gholamzadehmir, Marta Zampogna, Claudio Mirarchi, Alberto Pavan

An Automated Framework for Ensuring Information Consistency in Price List Tendering Document
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pp.837-847


Karim Farghaly, Khalid Amin, Grant Mills, Duncan Wilson

Enhancing Interactions in Augmented Reality for Construction Sites: Introducing the Archi Ontology
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pp.848-855


Apostolia Gounaridou, Evangelia Pantraki, Vasileios Dimitriadis, Athanasios Tsakiris, Dimosthenis Ioannidis, Dimitrios Tzovaras

Semi-Automated Visual Quality Control Inspection During Construction or Renovation of Railways Using Deep Learning Techniques and Augmented Reality Visualization
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pp.865-876


Benedikt Faltin, Damaris Gann, Markus König

A Comparative Study of Deep Learning Models for Symbol Detection in Technical Drawings
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pp.877-886


Mingkai Li, Peter Kok-Yiu Wong, Cong Huang, Jack C. P. Cheng

Indoor Trajectory Reconstruction Using Building Information Modeling and Graph Neural Networks
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pp.895-906


Marco Lorenzo Trani, Federica Madaschi

Image Segmentation Applied to Urban Surface and Aerial Constraints Analysis
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pp.907-916


Youngjin Yoo, Hyun Jeong, Youngchae Kim, SeungHyun Cha, Jin-Kook Lee

Generative Design Intuition from the Fine-Tuned Models of Named Architects’ Style
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pp.917-925


Hayoung Jo, Sumin Chae, Su Hyung Choi, Jin-Kook Lee

Planning Alternative Building Façade Designs Using Image Generative AI and Local Identity
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pp.926-932


Fangli Hou, Jun Ma, Jack C. P. Cheng, Helen H.L. Kwok

Early Detection and Reconstruction of Abnormal Data Using Hybrid VAE-LSTM Framework
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pp.933-942


Sumin Chae, Hayoung Jo, Bomin Kim, Jin-Kook Lee

Reflecting Users’ Physical Characteristics in Spatial Visualization
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pp.943-949


Hyun Jeong, Youngchae Kim, Youngjin Yoo, SeungHyun Cha, Jin-Kook Lee

Gen AI and Interior Design Representation: Applying Design Styles Using Fine-Tuned Models
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pp.950-957


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pp.958-964


Youngsun Chung, Daeyoung Gil, Ghang Lee

Optimal Number of Cue Objects for Photo-Based Indoor Localization
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pp.977-987


D - Environmental sustainability

Milad Katebi, Mani Poshdar, Mostafa Babaeian Jelodar, Morteza Zihayat Kermani

Enhancing Disaster Resilience Studies: Leveraging Linked Data and Natural Language Processing for Consistent Open-Ended Interviews
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pp.998-1009


Gregorius Aji Sentosa, Agung Fajarwanto, Amy Rachmadhani Widyastuti, Achmad Luthfi Naufal, Ni Putu Pande Dhea Putri Mahalia, Abdul Rahman Kadir, Muhammad Yunus Amar

Engineering Analysis Impact on Carbon Emission Reduction of an Infrastructure Project: A Case Study of Semantok Dam Project
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pp.1010-1020


CARLO ZANCHETTA, Martina Giorio, Maria Grazia Donatiello, Federico Rossi, Rossana Paparella

Solar Potential and Energy Assessment Data in U-BEM Models: Interoperability Analysis Between Performance Simulation Tools and OpenBIM/GIS Platforms
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pp.1021-1032


Aritra Pal, Yun-Tsui Chang, Chien-Wen Chen, Chen-Hung Wu, Pavan Kumar, Shang-Hsien Hsieh

Building Rooftop Analysis for Solar Panel Installation Through Point Cloud Classification - A Case Study of National Taiwan University
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pp.1042-1048


Yikun Yang, Yiqun Pan, Georg Suter

Semi-Automatic Workflow for Air-Conditioning System Zoning and Simulation
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pp.1049-1060


Nnaemeka Nwankwo, Ezekiel Chinyio, Emmanuel Daniel, Louis Gyoh

Application of the Internet of Things (IoT) for Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Bibliometric Review.
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pp.1072-1084


Jiajia Wang, Geoffrey Qiping Shen, Fan Xue

Carbon Tracking in the Building Sector: A ‘CABBAGE’ Framework
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pp.1085-1093


E - Advanced techniques for the conservation and management of built assets

Carlo Biagini, Alberto Aglietti, Andrea Bongini

A BIM-Based Approach to the Management of Historic Bridges
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pp.1105-1116


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pp.1117-1124


Shirin Malihi, Frederic Bosche, Martin Bueno Esposito

Quantifying the Confidence in Models Outputted by Scan-To-BIM Processes
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pp.1137-1146


Nao Hidaka, Naofumi Hashimoto, Tetsuya Nonaka, Makoto Obata, Kazuya Magoshi, Ei Watanabe

Construction of a Practical Finite Element Model from Point Cloud Data for an Existing Steel Truss Bridge
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pp.1147-1158


Carlo Biagini, Alberto Aglietti, LUCA MARZI, Andrea Bongini

A BIM-Based Framework for Facility Management Data Integration in Heritage Assets
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pp.1159-1170


Cecilia Luschi, Alessandra Vezzi

Building’s Twin Reconstruction
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pp.1181-1192


F - Digital Twin

Alessandro Bruttini, Philipp Hagedorn, Felix Cleve, Vito Getuli, Pietro Capone, Markus König

A Semantic Digital Twin Prototype for Workplace Performance Assessment
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pp.1193-1205


Rizky Agung Saputra, Agung Fajarwanto, Amy Rachmadhani Widyastuti, Sari Gita Wardani, Danang Aris Munandar, Herdy Setiawan, Abdul Rahman Kadir, Muhammad Yunus Amar

Project Management Information System (PMIS) Dashboard as a Digital Twin to Enhance Infrastructure Project Delivery: A Case Study of Ameroro Dam Project
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pp.1219-1232


Abiola Akanmu, Adedeji Afolabi, Akinwale Okunola

Human-in-the-Loop Digital Twin Framework for Assessing Ergonomic Implications of Exoskeletons
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pp.1233-1244


Alessandra Corneli, Marianna Rotilio

Urban Centres Management: A Digital Twin Approach
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pp.1245-1254


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pp.1255-1260


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Book Title

CONVR 2023 - Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality

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Managing the Digital Transformation of Construction Industry

Editors

Pietro Capone, Vito Getuli, Farzad Pour Rahimian, Nashwan Dawood, Alessandro Bruttini, Tommaso Sorbi

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2023

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