Journal article

Applying BIM to support dispute avoidance in managing multi-owned buildings

J Shin, A Rajabifard, M Kalantari, B Atazadeh

Journal of Computational Design and Engineering | Elsevier | Published : 2020


With the growth of high-density living, disputes experienced by residents in multi-owned buildings (MOBs) have become an ongoing challenge in urban areas. A significant number of the disputations have found their root cause in the issues concerning improper use and management of MOBs by residents. It stems from their inaccurate understanding of ownership rights that are inherently 3D but using 2D cadastral survey plans, authoritative documents of ownership. This research explores the ability of building information modeling (BIM) to address required information for improving the perception of ownership rights that affect resident behaviors in managing MOBs. An open data model of BIM is exten..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by the Australian Research Council, grant number LP160100292. The authors acknowledge the support of project partners: Land Use Victoria, Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM), and City of Melbourne. The authors emphasize that the views expressed in this article are those of the authors alone.