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Ning Dong

Conference paper

Design Thinking in action: a DPR case study to develop a sustainable digital solution for labor resource management

Even though new tools and technologies are emerging rapidly for the construction industry, the rate of innovation and innovation adoption is low. The Design Thinking approach, which resembles the pull strategy in the Lean concept, has great potential in searching for and developing sustainable and...
Conference paper

Automation of the building information model breakdown structure

Breaking down project information via different breakdown structures has been a successful way of managing and controlling construction projects with levels of efficiency and effectiveness otherwise unimaginable to achieve over the past decades. This paper introduces underlying concepts of a method that allows automatic grouping...
Conference paper

Improving on-site meeting efficiency by using an automated model breakdown tool

Integrating Building Information Modelling (BIM) to on-site meetings in the construction phase has been a challenge to general contractors mainly due to the inflexibility of the current practice in grouping and organizing models to facilitate rapid, on-the-spot model queries. We have developed an automation tool...