Table of contents for Virtual futures for design, construction & procurement / edited by Peter Brandon, Tuba Kocaturk.


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Foreword – Dialogue on Digital Design (William J. Mitchell, Professor of Architecture and Media Arts & Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA).
Virtual Futures Overview (Peter Brandon, Professor and Director of Salford University Think Lab & Centre for Virtual Environments, UK).
The Development of CAD/CAM and the Message for Procurement (Jim Glymph, Former Senior Partner, Gehry Technologies).
Part 1: Past Predictions.
The Future Organization: Sustainable Competitiveness through Virtual Prototyping (Mustafa Alshawi, Professor of Management and IT in Construction, University of Salford, UK).
Envisioning the Future of Construction IT: A Strategic European Roadmap (Yacine Rezgui, Professor of Applied Informatics, University of Salford, UK).
UK National Platforms for the Built Environment (Roger Blundell).
Part 2: Visualisation & Simulation.
Visualisation/Simulation for the Construction Sector and the Need for Creativity Enhancing Tools (Souheil Soubra, Enriched Virtual Environments, CSTB, France).
The Application and Value of Virtual Prototyping on Construction Site Operations (Nashwan Dawood, Director, Centre for Construction Innovation and Research, University of Teesside, UK).
One Island East, Hong Kong: A Case Study in Construction Virtual Prototyping (Martin Riese, Gehry Technologies Asia, Hong Kong).
Construction Virtual Prototyping, Lessons Learnt in Hong Kong (Heng Li, Professor and Director, Research Centre for Construction Innovation, Hong Kong Polytechnic University).
Virtual Prototyping from Sketch Design to Pre-Construction (Robin Drogemuller, CSIRO, Australia).
Part 3: Design & Digital Futures.
Emerging Paradigms and Models in Digital Design (Rivka Oxman, Professor, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology).
Heteregenous Design Environments (Dennis Shelden, Chief Technology Officer, Gehry Technologies, USA).
Virtual Building – A Designer’s Point of View (Martin Simpson and Sarah Bowden, Arup, UK).
Free Form Architecture – a Catalyst for Change (Tuba Kocaturk, University of Salford, UK).
Algorithmic Design Optimisation (Manfred Grohmann, Director, Bollinger and Grohmann GmbH, Germany).
Integrated Building Information Models as Virtual Prototypes (Arto Kiviniemi, Research Professor, ICT for Built Environment, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland).
Part 4: Technology Management I.
VR or PR? (Tony Thorpe, Professor of Construction Management, Loughborough University, UK).
Context-Aware Virtual Prototyping (Chimay Anumba, Professor of Construction Engineering and Informatics, Loughborough University, UK).
Virtual Prototyping of Financial Flows as a Form of Management Control (Richard Boland, Professor, Information Systems, Case Western Reserve University, USA).
Virtual Prototyping for Construction – New Technology, New Ways of Working (Andrew Baldwin, Chair Professor of Building, Hong Kong Polytechnic University).
Real Security for a Virtual World (Grahame Cooper, Professor, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, UK).
Part 5: Technology Management II.
Consistent Information: The Key to Virtual Construction (Nicholas Nisbet, AEC3, UK).
nD Future? (Ghassan Aouad, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Informatics, University of Salford, UK).
Knowledge Management Systems in the Future (Matthew Bacon, Director, ARK e-management Ltd, UK).
Research Challenges in VR for the Built Environment (Terrence Fernando, Future Workspaces Research Centre, University of Salford, UK)


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Building -- Data processing.