Proceedings of the 2021 European Conference on Computing in Construction

Online E-Conference

July 19-28, 2021

ISBN: 978-3-907234-54-9

Full Proceedings DOI: 10.35490/EC3.2021

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List of topics

Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology

Invoice Smart Contracts for Design SMEs
Lee Michael Youngson, Theodoros Dounas
BLogCHAIN: proof-of-concept and pilot testing of a blockchain application prototype for construction logistics in Sweden
Dimosthenis Kifokeris, Christian Koch
Blockchain use cases across entire lifecycle of a built asset: a review
Klaudia Jaskula, Eleni Papadonikolaki
no1s1 - a blockchain-based DAO prototype for autonomous space
Jens J Hunhevicz, Hongyang Wang, Lukas Hess, Daniel M Hall
Combining blockchain and BPMN coreographies for construction management
Alessandra Corneli, Berardo Naticchia, Francesco Spegni, Luca Spalazzi

Data Analysis, Simulation, & Resilience

Developing Competent Project Managers for Mega Infrastructure Construction: A Digital Construction Approach
Iliyasu Abba Abdullahi, Georgios Kapogiannis, Michal Lemanski, Carlos Jimenez-Bescos
Using Artificial Neural Networks to Model Bricklaying Productivity
Orsolya Bokor, Laura Florez-Perez, Giovanni Pesce, Nima Gerami Seresht
Determining construction method patterns to automate and optimise scheduling – a graph-based approach
Ying Hong, Vahan Hovhannisyan, Haiyan Xie, Ioannis Brilakis
Digital communication technologies to support end-users learning for a safe return to school during COVID-19
Sara Comai, Silvia Costa, Silvia Mastrolembo Ventura, Davide Simeone, Elisa Bertuzzi, Giulia Wally Scurati, Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue, Giorgio Vassena, Francesco Ferrise, Angelo Luigi Camillo Ciribini
Technology Framework for Real-Time Assessment of Spatial Conflicts in Building Retrofitting
Leonardo Messi, Massimo Vaccarini, Alessandro Carbonari, Alessandra Corneli, Berardo Naticchia
Road Network Layout Planning based on Evaluation of Connectivity and Asset Criticality
Georgios M. Hadjidemetriou, Manuel Herrera, Ajith K. Parlikad

Data Integration Methods

A Proposed Material Passport Ontology to Enable Circularity for Industrialized Construction
Firehiwot Kedir, David F. Bucher, Daniel M. Hall
An ontology integrating as-built information for infrastructure asset management using BIM and semantic web
Liu Liu, Philipp Hagedorn, Markus König
BIM-kit: An Extendible Toolkit for Reasoning about Building Information Models
Christoph Sydora, Eleni Stroulia
CON-TEND: an ontology for knowledge reuse in construction tendering
Davide Simeone
Facilities management domain review: potential contributions towards digitisation
Conor Shaw, Flavia de Andrade Pereira, Ciaran McNally, James O'Donnell

Data Sensing & Acquisition

Multi-criteria decision support in construction management: life cycle-oriented investigation of the economic efficiency
Lisa Lenz, Kai Christian Weist, Jan Winkels, Julian Graefenstein, Mike Gralla
Automating equipment productivity measurement using deep learning
Elham Mahamedi, Kay Rogage, Omar Doukari, Kassem Kassem
Efficient Vertical Object Detection in Large High-Quality Point Clouds of Construction Sites
Miguel Vega, Alexander Braun, Heiko Bauer, Florian Noichl, André Borrmann
A pavement rating system based on machine learning
Charalambos Kyriakou, Symeon E. Christodoulou
BIM-to-Scan for Scan-to-BIM: Generating Realistic Synthetic Ground Truth Point Clouds based on Industrial 3D Models
Florian Noichl, Alexander Braun, André Borrmann
Human Data Interaction in Sensored Sites, Challenges of the Craft Workforce Dimension
Diego Calvetti, Pedro Mêda, Hipólito Sousa, Miguel Chichorro Gonçalves
Towards real-time Scan-versus-BIM :methods applications and challenges
Marcus Wallbaum, Ranjith K. Soman
UAS application for urban planning development
Hamlet David Reynoso Vanderhorst, Subashini Suresh, Suresh Renukappa, David Heesom
Comparison of accuracy and density of static and mobile laser scanners
Maciej Piotr Trzeciak, Ioannis Brilakis
BIM, digital twin and cyber-physical systems: crossing and blurring boundaries
Dean Douglas, Graham Kelly, Kassem Kassem
Joint Detection And Activity Recognition Of Construction Workers Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Ghazaleh Torabi, Amin Hammad, Nizar Bouguila

Education, Policy and Standardisation

An empirical study on the effects of COVID-like environmental perturbation on attitude towards innovation in construction
Marzia Bolpagni, Vishal Singh, Vinayak Suthar
Enhancing BIM-Based QTO Using Visual Programing
Yasar Cepni, Asli Akcamete
BIM implementation for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
Hooman Sadeh, Claudio Mirarchi, Alberto Pavan

Energy Modelling & Monitoring

CITYBIT: CityGML Building Interpolation Tool for Energy Performance Simulations
Avichal Malhotra, Simon Raming, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck
Exchange requirements to support demand side management using BIM and Building Automation System domains
Flavia de Andrade Pereira, Conor Shaw, Susana Martín-Toral, Roberto Sanz Jimeno, Donal Finn, James O'Donnell
A recommendation system for energy saving and user engagement in existing buildings
Hervé Pruvost, Gloria Calleja-Rodríguez, Olaf Enge-Rosenblatt, Noemi Jimenez-Redondo, Juan-Jacobo Peralta-Escalante

Product and Process Modelling

Parametric structural optimisation tool for flexible industrial buildings: evaluation through experimental study
Julia Reisinger, Iva Kovacic
Next steps in BIM execution planning: a review of guides in the USA
Inez Ayerra, Fadi Castronovo, Silvia Mastrolembo Ventura, Dragana Nikolic
Module library development via graph mining
Jianpeng Cao, Daniel Hall
Object-oriented compliance checking: an automated approach and a case study
Omar Doukari, David Greenwood, Kay Rogage, Mohamad Kassem
Modular process patterns in the design phase
Goran Sibenik, Marijana Sreckovic, Anca Radu
Void-growing: a novel Scan-to-BIM method for manhattan world buildings from point cloud
Yuandong Pan, Alex Braun, André Borrmann, Ioannis Brilakis
Generating Railway Geometric Digital Twins from Airborne LiDAR Data
M R Mahendrini Fernando Ariyachandra, Ioannis Brilakis
Assessing IFC classes with means of geometric deep learning on different graph encodings
Fiona C. Collins, Alexander Braun, Martin Ringsquandl, Daniel M. Hall, André Borrmann
Mechanization of Construction Tasks: Level Assessment and Craft Workforce Awareness
Diego Calvetti, Pedro Mêda, Miguel Chichorro Gonçalves, Hipólito Sousa
A cloud IFC-based BIM platform for building energy performance simulation
Kyriakos Katsigarakis, Georgios Nektarios Lilis, Dimitrios Rovas
Building Information Modeling (BIM) and construction tech integration for construction operations: state of the art
Saed Hasan, Rafael Sacks
Application of GPR-technology for identifying the material composition of building components
Meliha Honic, Alois Hinterleitner, Ingrid Schloegel, Iva Kovacic, Marijana Sreckovic
GluLamb: A toolkit for early-stage modelling of free-form glue-laminated timber structures
Tom Svilans
A multi-dimensional digital twin use cases classification framework
Ramy Al-Sehrawy, Bimal Kumar, Richard Watson
An Application of the PROV-O Vocabulary to Building Energy Performance Simulation
Cathal Hoare, Sergio Pinheiro, James O'Donnell
Enabling circular construction information flows using data templates – conceptual frameworks based on waste audit action
Pedro Mêda, Eilif Hjelseth, Diego Calvetti, Hipólito Sousa
Quality management in the phase of construction execution - a review
Sebastian Seiß, Hans-Joachim Bargstädt

Virtual and Augmented Reality

Visualizing real-time information through a construction production control room
Karim Farghaly, Ranjith K. Soman, Jennifer Whyte
A usability test protocol for evaluating mixed reality environments
Neziha Yilmaz, Esin Ergen, Deniz Artan
BIM-based Augmented Reality for Facility Maintenance Management
Hamidreza Alavi, Nuria Forcada, Su-Ling Fan, Wei San