Session

Architecture and Spatial Planning

Description

Architects are highly dependent from technology and the need to have integrated tools that also allows them to create models. The main objective of this research is to identify architects role in change influenced by technology and increasing urban data (BIM, GIS and CODES). Architects role in given context is analyzed from global and local perspective. Specific objective of this research is to investigate the use of BIM and urban data from p ersp ective an architect, analy ze reduced architects’ influence, owners crush design fees and possibilities to take back design control. Literature review, daily spontaneous interviews with participants in the planning and design phase of Prishtina projects and three interviews with experts in information technology have been conducted. Understanding role in change influenced by technology and increasing urban data would minimize misunderstandings and provide architects and each participant in construction industry with clear responsibilities.

Keywords:

Influence, Architects, Technology, Change

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-13-0

First Page

46

Last Page

52

Location

Durres, Albania

Start Date

7-11-2015 9:00 AM

End Date

7-11-2015 5:00 PM

Included in

Architecture Commons

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Architects role in change influenced by technology and increasing urban data (BIM, GIS and CODES) from global and local perspective

Durres, Albania

Architects are highly dependent from technology and the need to have integrated tools that also allows them to create models. The main objective of this research is to identify architects role in change influenced by technology and increasing urban data (BIM, GIS and CODES). Architects role in given context is analyzed from global and local perspective. Specific objective of this research is to investigate the use of BIM and urban data from p ersp ective an architect, analy ze reduced architects’ influence, owners crush design fees and possibilities to take back design control. Literature review, daily spontaneous interviews with participants in the planning and design phase of Prishtina projects and three interviews with experts in information technology have been conducted. Understanding role in change influenced by technology and increasing urban data would minimize misunderstandings and provide architects and each participant in construction industry with clear responsibilities.