Module 4 Points to Ponder

Module 4 Points to Ponder

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Module 4 - Points to Ponder
Please share your comments on 3 of the following Points to Ponder questions. (Choose 3 of the questions below.)

What types of building information are best portrayed in 3D views?

  • Which stakeholders require 2D views, and why?

2D views are normally used by constructors since at the construction stage, constructors are more interested in the building elements. Furniture, equipment, people, site features are better illustrated in 3D views for project context and functional space usage.

Give examples of how the building information for a specific location in the project needs to be filtered for different audiences and purposes?

For the construction audience, only building systems information is necessary, while for spaces, equipment etc. this information is needed by owners, realtors etc.

Should your design ideas always be conveyed through photorealistic renders?

  • How does the level of detail in the rendering and its presentation affect the perception of stakeholders reviewing your design?

Yes, draft designs allow for input and an engaging audience facilitated by realistic renders.

Name some applications where viewing the building and model information in virtual reality or augmented reality would be most beneficial?

  • Are there advantages to using a C.A.V.E as a virtual environment versus VR headsets?

Additional computer power is available, in-addition to improved collaboration and higher quality designs. Some examples are 3ds Max, Blender etc.

How can schedule views be used to assist with procurement and model-based estimating?

Schedule views compile the preliminary project quantities and together with the cost data an estimate can be developed.