The EC³ invites papers in the areas related to computing in construction and its applications. Indicative topics include:

Data Sensing & Acquisition

  • Situation Awareness and Sensing Technologies
  • Data Acquisition, Analysis and Storage
  • Computer Vision
  • Data interpretation methods for design, construction and maintenance
  • Novel sensor and monitoring systems


Data Analysis, Simulation and Resilience

  • Resilience for Infrastructure and the Built Environment
  • Visualization and Simulation Techniques
  • Real-time Risk management
  • Communication and collaboration technologies
  • Machine learning
  • Big data analytics


Data Integration Methods

  • Model-based and Data-Driven Engineering
  • Sensor data, Geometric data, and Semantic data
  • Knowledge Representation and Linked Data
  • Ontology Engineering for modelling and visualization
  • Reasoning, Constraint Checking and Inference


Education, Policy and Standardisation

  • Lifelong Learning on Construction Informatics
  • Teaching Construction Informatics
  • Innovation Strategy, Technology Transfer, Technology Dissemination
  • Pre-Standardization, Standardization, Post-Standardization
  • Immersive and Non Immersive Virtual Reality in Education and Training Applications


Product & Process Modelling

  • Building Information Modelling
  • Digital Twins and Smart Structures
  • IT-Supported Architectural and Engineering Design
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Model-Based Management Tools and Systems
  • Production Planning and Control
  • 4D/nD Modelling
  • Lean Construction
  • Industrialized Construction, Offsite, and Prefabrication
  • Robotic Construction


Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology

  • Blockchain and BIM
  • Smart contracts in construction
  • Cryptoeconomics in construction
  • Decentralised autonomous organisations


Virtual and Augmented Reality

  • VR/AR applications for AEC
  • Collaborative visual and augmented environments
  • Mobile and wearable computing
  • Interactive and mixed media environments
  • Implementation of VR/AR in AEC


Energy Modelling & Monitoring

  • Advances in building and energy simulation
  • Data-driven smart buildings
  • Validation, calibration and uncertainty
  • Urban and district energy modelling
  • Energy and environmental monitoring


The scope for research papers is deliberately broad and is not meant to be exhaustive.  We would welcome papers in any area or discipline relevant to the conference areas.

Please note that during online submission, authors will be asked to choose one of a smaller set of pre-established Track Areas. We ask authors to make this assignment as best as possible. These Track Areas are:

  • Data Sensing & Acquisition
  • Data Analysis, Simulation and Resilience
  • Data Integration Methods
  • Education, Policy and Standardisation
  • Product & Process Modelling
  • Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Energy Modelling & Monitoring