The Factors Affecting Collaborative Building Design

Gozde Basak Ozturk*, David Arditi, Ibrahim Yitmen, Mehmet Yalcinkaya

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Abstract

Collaboration is an important requisite in the multi-participant building design environment. The performance of a building as an end product is enabled via the collaborative efforts of project participants. The main objective of this paper is to identify the factors that affect the collaboration among the participants in the building design process. The related data is collected from the growing literature on collaborative design. Recent technological developments that serve a higher level of collaboration and the construction industry's efforts to improve building performance are also considered. A conceptual model is proposed to address the collaborative relationship between the participants of the building design process. The challenge is to enable collaboration by integrating the work performed by participants with diverse backgrounds, varying levels of expertise, and different perspectives. The implication of this research is that a good understanding of the factors that enhance collaboration between the parties involved in design not only enhances building performance, but also improves the competitiveness of building design firms.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorld Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering-Architecture-Urban Planning Symposium, WMCAUS 2016
PublisherElsevier
Pages797-803
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventWorld Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering Architecture Urban Planning Symposium - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 13 Jun 201617 Jun 2016

Publication series

NameProcedia Engineering
PublisherElsevier
Volume161
ISSN (Electronic)1877-7058

Conference

ConferenceWorld Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering Architecture Urban Planning Symposium
Abbreviated titleWMCAUS
CountryCzech Republic
CityPrague
Period13/06/201617/06/2016

Keywords

  • collaborative design
  • construction industry
  • design phase participants

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