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dc.contributor.authorMalsane, S.
dc.contributor.authorMatthews, Jane
dc.contributor.authorLockley, S.
dc.contributor.editorThe Construction Builidng and Real Estate
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T11:13:40Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T11:13:40Z
dc.date.created2015-07-16T07:04:26Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationMalsane, S. and Matthews, J. and Lockley, S. 2013. An object model development for UK automated compliance checking, in Proceedings of The Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Sep 10-12 2013. New Delhi, India: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/9585
dc.description.abstract

Approving building designs against existing UK building regulations manually is a time consuming and tedious process. As the architecture engineering construction (AEC) industry moves from 2D CAD drawings to more semantically rich building information models (BIM), the development of automated compliance checking systems for building regulations becomes achievable. The Industry Foundation Class (IFC) has been accepted worldwide as an inter-operability standard and is a well suited format for automated compliance checking. However, whether the IFC data format can fully support the specialized needs of the UK Building Regulations is still debatable. In order to automate the checking of the building regulations they first need to be interpreted from a human readable free text rule into a set of computer implementable rules. This paper focuses on the analysis of the UK fire safety building regulations for dwellinghouses, to determine and subsequently optimize the potential for automated compliance checking. A UK Building Regulation specific semantically rich object model, appropriate for the requirements of automated compliance checking has been developed.

dc.publisherRoyal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
dc.titleAn object model development for UK automated compliance checking
dc.typeConference Paper
dcterms.source.titleThe Construction Builidng and Real Estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
dcterms.source.seriesThe Construction Builidng and Real Estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
dcterms.source.isbn9781783210305
dcterms.source.conferenceThe Construction Building and Real Estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
dcterms.source.conference-start-dateSep 12 2013
dcterms.source.conferencelocationNew Delhi
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