Journal article

Identification of Property Boundaries Using an IFC-Based Cadastral Database

Maryam Barzegar, Abbas Rajabifard, Mohsen Kalantari, Behnam Atazadeh

Land | MDPI | Published : 2021

Abstract

Property boundaries have a significant importance in cadaster as they define the legal extent of the ownership rights. Among 3D data models, Industry Foundation Class (IFC) provides the potential capabilities for modelling property boundaries in a 3D environment. In some jurisdictions, such as Victoria, Australia, some property boundaries are assigned to the faces of building elements which are modelled as solids in IFC. In order to retrieve these property boundaries, boundary identification analysis should be performed, and faces of building elements should be extracted. However, extracting faces of solids from an IFC file is not possible as faces of solids are not considered as a separate ..

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