Future Construction Industry Trends - Page 20

Trend: Virtual Design/Construction (VDC) Operations ~ The management of integrated multi-disciplinary performance models of design-construction projects, including the product (i.e., facilities), work flow and organization of the design construction - operation team in order to support explicit business objectives. Necessary Skills 3-D Design Landscape design Architect Life cycle analysis BIM Coordinator Materials and methods Collaboration Parametric modeling Computer training Problem solving Concept based analysis Programming Conceptual job costing Renderer Constructability Team based work Design Time management Design Principles Understanding the whole - not the discipline trade offs Discipline coordination Energy modeling Visualization Ethnographics ┬ęCopyright 2014, North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 20