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BIM-Based Open Learning Resources Repository for the Benedict Project

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

In the field of AEC, Architecture Engineering and Construction, Building Information Modelling has increasingly assumed an important role, especially for construction simulation. BIM is needed for various building and management systems, particularly for project construction management. Students, teachers and operators of AEC need to have the availability of data, reports, pieces of information that allows to create BIM. BIM-based open learning resources repository for the BENEDICT project. "BENEDICT" is a European Erasmus project that has the aim of developing a web-based platform for BIM teaching that has a tight relationship with the AEC industry. Therefore, a BIM-enabled Learning Environment (BLE) can be used to implement BIM-based project planning and control for learners and future practitioners, with Open Learning Resources. Open Learning Resources (ORL) are learning, teaching and research materials in any format and medium that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing and for research purposes. In addition to the BLE platform a BIM models repository was developed to store information for each component of the project and of the learning activities, and store OLR and students’ outputs. The BLE repository has the task of helping students and practitioners to implement BIM actual project models by developing an on-line repository of digital models, objects and elements, therefore providing knowledge transfer between different players

  • Keywords:
  • Building Information Modelling,
  • Benedict project,
  • Open Learning Resources,
  • Construction,
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Marco Alvise Bragadin

University of Bologna, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-8537-8103

Caterina Morganti

University of Bologna, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-9534-6041

Pier Carlo Ricci

University of Bologna, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-6191-4613

Emlyn Witt

Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia - ORCID: 0000-0001-8321-0975

Kalle Kähkönen

Tampere Unviersity, Finland - ORCID: 0000-0002-8986-7721

Taija Puolitaival

Tampere University, Finland - ORCID: 0000-0003-3156-3941

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  • Publication Year: 2023
  • Pages: 254-265

  • Publication Year: 2023

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BIM-Based Open Learning Resources Repository for the Benedict Project


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



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

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