Towards Smart Tech 4.0 in the Built Environment: Applications of Disruptive Digital Technologies in Smart Cities, Construction, and Real Estate

Edited by
May 2023
398 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-7354-0 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-7355-7 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Towards Smart Tech 4.0 in the Built Environment: Applications of Disruptive Digital Technologies in Smart Cities, Construction, and Real Estate that was published in

Chemistry & Materials Science
Computer Science & Mathematics
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences

This reprint captures recent advancements in the introduction, usage, and adoption of smart and digital disruptive technologies in the built environment. It consists of 17 chapters covering a range of topics and article types. The key topics include the adoption of smart technologies, automation, and disruption in the built environment, such as wearable devices and augmented reality in construction safety, electronic process monitoring for construction tasks, digital capture of buildings through point clouds, UAVs, and LIDAR, BIM for a learning environment, underground works and wood construction, collaborative information management technologies in construction, techniques for structural health monitoring and evaluation, construction risk management, inclusive walking communities, smart spin models for cities, landfill and waste management in cities, and circular economy in construction for sustainable development.

  • Hardback
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artificial intelligence; building corrosion detection; building damage detection; civil infrastructure crack detection; civil infrastructure inspection; image processing; machine learning; unmanned aerial vehicles; BIM; BIM-enabled learning; BIM education; virtual learning environment; AEC-FM; underground works; BIM; innovation; common data environment; wearable device; bibliometric analysis; construction safety; CiteSpace; LIDAR; TLS; UAV; point cloud; 3D modelling; occupational risk prevention (ORP); collective protection elements (CPE); construction safety inspection; augmented reality; building information modeling (BIM); construction industry; geographic information systems; landfill site selection; landfill site ranking; remote sensing; solid waste; solid waste management; causal loop diagram; profitability-influencing risk factors; profitability-influencing risk categories; system dynamics; systems thinking; China Pakistan Economic Corridor; host country attitude towards foreigners; legal risk; political risk; project performance; social safety risk; construction supply chain; collaborative technologies; information complexity; information management; system dynamics; smart city industry; industrial ecosystem; spectrum; penetration; impact; network; input–output table; new mega-subcontrolled structural system (MSCSS); steel plate shear wall (SPSW); infill panel; plastic deformation; nonlinear dynamic analysis; energy dissipation; causal loop diagram; circular economy; construction industry; sustainable development; system dynamics; building information modelling (BIM); wood construction; grounded theory; electronic performance monitoring; wearable devices; process modelling; machine learning; multivariate statistical analysis; inclusive city; digital tool; age-friendly; walkability; accessibility; multi-criteria evaluation; n/a