Impact of fidelity in 3D space visualisation across the construction asset lifecycle

Saleeb, Noha ORCID logoORCID: (2016) Impact of fidelity in 3D space visualisation across the construction asset lifecycle. International Journal of 3-D Information Modeling (IJ3DIM), 5 (1) . pp. 16-28. ISSN 2156-1710 [Article] (doi:10.4018/IJ3DIM.2016010102)

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3D virtual building models are used to help clients reach decisions during concept & detailed design phases. However, previously published research provides evidence for discrepancies between human perception of virtual & physical spaces; thus perceiving each virtual dimension (height, width, depth) differently from its physical counterpart, with varying percentages. This can affect clients’ effective decision-making during coordination if 3D virtual representations are not perceived identical to their physical equivalent . This paper discusses the impact of these discrepancies beyond the design phases & into the whole lifecycle, construction & operations. Moreover descriptive & inferential statistical analysis provides evidence of relationships between the physical & virtual perception differences in dimension, discussing possible factors contributing to perception discrepancies affecting the individual viewer, in 2 main areas 1) 3D authoring software 2) psychophysical factors. Possible solutions are also proposed to accommodate for the discrepancy between physical & virtual spaces

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Volume 5 • Issue 1 • January-March 2016
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Design Engineering and Mathematics
Item ID: 27945
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Depositing User: Noha Saleeb
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2019 11:49
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2022 12:37

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