Last edited 25 Jun 2021

Cloud computing and BIM for the construction industry

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Cloud computing is a relatively new phenomenon in the construction industry. It allows the delivery over the 'cloud' (the internet) of a range of computing services, such as storage, databases, networking, servers, software and analytics to allow building professionals access to faster and more flexible resources.

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.

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