Standardized Structures for Data Collection According to Specific BIM Uses (Technical Datasheet)

  • Bruno DaniottiEmail author
  • Alberto Pavan
  • Sonia Lupica Spagnolo
  • Vittorio Caffi
  • Daniela Pasini
  • Claudio Mirarchi
Part of the Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering book series (SPRTRCIENG)


The exploitation of potentialities offered by ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) can ease an efficient information management but to do that it is first of all necessary to use a standardized and univocal system for classifying, defining, collecting and archiving information related to the whole lifecycle of a building, from the initiative stage to its end of life. The aim of this chapter is to provide a proposal on how to structure such system, on the basis of an analysis of the state-of-the-art of the classification systems currently available. Such analysis led to define a new univocal classification and denomination system that structures each object (from the simplest—such as the construction product—to the more complex—such as the entire constructed facility or infrastructural work) within a very precise hierarchical scale. Moreover, standardized datasheets for data collection of construction products, in situ elements and assembled systems are described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Daniotti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alberto Pavan
    • 2
  • Sonia Lupica Spagnolo
    • 3
  • Vittorio Caffi
    • 4
  • Daniela Pasini
    • 5
  • Claudio Mirarchi
    • 6
  1. 1.Dipartimento ABCPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento ABCPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento ABCPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  4. 4.Dipartimento ABCPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  5. 5.Dipartimento ABCPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  6. 6.Dipartimento ABCPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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