Integrating design and construction through virtual prototyping

Heng Li, Ting Huang, C. W. Kong, H. L. Guo, Andrew Baldwin, Neo Chan, Johnny Wong

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Construction Virtual Prototyping (CVP) is the use of integrated product, process and resource models of construction projects to support the construction planning in virtual environment. This paper describes an integrated framework and process for efficient application of CVP to support project teams on construction planning. It includes specific examples of models and objectives as well as detailed suggestions on how to implement CVP in practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)915-922
Number of pages8
JournalAutomation in Construction
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008


  • 3D modeling
  • Construction planning
  • Process simulation
  • Virtual prototyping


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