Extended Topology in Building Design Systems

by Godfried Augenbroe, TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands,
Wouter Rombouts, TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil Engineering

Abstract: An important aspect of CAD systems for building design concerns the description of the form of the building, the definition of operation on that form and the way these operations are offered to the user. It is reported how the first aspect is dealt with in the COMBINE project, where the scope is to develop integrated building design systems (IBDS) through which functional and performance characteristics of a planned building can be analyzed.

Subject Headings: Computer aided design | Building systems | Construction management | Integrated systems | Terminology and definition

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