Last edited 19 Mar 2020

Construction information

The word ‘information’ has a very wide range of meanings and is interpreted in different ways in different contexts. In its broadest sense, information sits within a hierarchy sometimes referred to as the knowledge pyramid. In this hierarchy, information is structured data, where data is discreet facts. Information can be organised to create knowledge, which can then be applied as ‘wisdom’.

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Within the construction industry, information is a vital part of the decision making process, ensuring that the right decisions can be made by the right people at the right time.

There are a great number of articles on Designing Buildings Wiki relating to information. Some of the key articles are listed below: