Knowledge Based Design and Construction Systems
Corresponding Author: Xiu, Feng
Author(s): Martin, D. and Xiu, F.
Organisation(s): Swinden Technology Centre, British Steel plc (UK)
British Steel is currently engaged on developing 3D intelligent building models in collaboration with partners in the construction supply chain. It is considered that advanced knowledge based engineering technology offers significant benefits to the  construction industry in terms of supply chain management and efficiency of information exchange. 

This paper presents details of a project which demonstrates the application of the technology and the associated concurrent  engineering principles to steel framed residential, industrial and commercial buildings.