JSSM  Vol.7 No.2 , April 2014
Cloud and Open BIM-Based Building Information Interoperability Research
Abstract: The emergence of Open BIM effectively improves the interoperability of building information. Besides, cloud technology supports virtualization and QoA (Quality of Assurance) in the case of the distributed system and multi-user collaboration. Based on the cloud and the Open BIM, this paper puts forward the cloud services models and the cloud-based Open BIM building information interaction framework, and further illustrates the architecture of cloud deployment pattern and the information interaction process. Finally, the paper takes underground rail transit project as example and explains how to deploy and implement the tunnel construction management platform.
Cite this paper: Juan, D. and Zheng, Q. (2014) Cloud and Open BIM-Based Building Information Interoperability Research. Journal of Service Science and Management, 7, 47-56. doi: 10.4236/jssm.2014.72005.

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