AI2805 Building Informatics and Logistics 7.5 credits

Byggandets information och logistik

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

IT-strategies, organization and management in companies and projects. Information systems in the real estate and construction sector. Conceptual modeling and classification. Process and product modeling, building information modeling, simulation and visualization. Information standards. IT-integrated architecture, construction and facility management. Common industrial IT-platform. Computer supported cooperative work. Project communication, project networks, document management. Mobility.

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to extend the students knowledge about IT from a organizational and strategic business perspective.

After the course the students should

  1. Be able to describe and analyse the information handling in the design and construction process.
  2. Be oriented in the field of classification, information systematics and information standards in design and construction.
  3. Be familiar with common industrial IT-platforms for information sharing and delivery.
  4. Be able to prepare an IT-strategy for a company and a project.
  5. Be aware of different principles to organize and manage the information exchange in the design and construction process.
  6. Be famliar with IT-based project management.
  7. Be conscious about the relation between the implementation of information technology and the changeover of working methods, roles of different actors and the built results.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Eligibility to the master programme in Real Estate and Construction Management.

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Literature

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Examination and completion

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A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • SEM1 - Seminars, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Examiner

Malena Havenvid

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Project Communication

Main field of study *

Built Environment

Education cycle *

Second cycle

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Contact

Malena Havenvid (havenvid@kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.