Integrating Legal and Physical Dimensions of Urban Environments
Ali Aien, Abbas Rajabifard, Mohsen Kalantari, Davood Shojaei
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information | MDPI | Published : 2015
Building Information Models (e.g., IFC) and virtual 3D city models (e.g., CityGML) are revolutionising the way we manage information about our cities. However, the main focus of these models is on the physical and functional characteristics of urban properties and facilities, which neglects the legal and ownership aspects. In contrast, cadastral data models, such as the Land Administration Domain Model (LADM), have been developed for legal information management purposes and model legal objects such as ownership boundaries without providing correspondence to the object’s physical attributes. Integration of legal and physical objects in the virtual 3D city and cadastral models would maximise ..View full abstract
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Awarded by Australian Research Council Linkage Project on Land and Property information in 3D
The authors wish to acknowledge the support of the Australian Research Council Linkage Project (LP110200178) on Land and Property information in 3D, its industry partners and the members of the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne, in the preparation of this paper and the associated research. However, the views expressed in the paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of these groups.