Last edited 12 Nov 2015

Cloud computing and BIM for the construction industry

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Cloud computing is a new entrant in the architecture, engineering and construction industry which allows building professionals to operate application software with the support of internet enabled devices such as mobile phones, iPads and so on.

That means with the assistance of cloud computing, architects and engineers can collaborate on a Building Information Modeling project which is being executed in the office of an architectural and engineering company even when they are at different locations.

The benefits of cloud computing to architects and engineers include:

Cloud computing services are categorised as public, private and hybrid.