How to Deliver Sophisticated and Sustainable Building Life Experiences
Buildings have a major significance to society because they are integral parts of the basic infrastructure that supports the life and social activities of our citizens. Additionally, they have great environmental impact, consuming large amounts of water, energy, and other resources. The building industry is expected not only to cope with tightening government building codes in different countries and ensure compliance, but also to pursue progress through voluntary efforts, working toward such goals as reducing energy consumption to zero, expanding the use of recyclable construction materials, and developing a new delivery mechanism to better respond to owner demands.
In recent years, the building industry has been accelerating the process of industrialization, learning from the highly efficient production systems employed by the automobile and aircraft industries. For example, the industry has been expanding the use of pre-fabricated components from off-site factories to improve efficiency of on-site activities, and has introduced just-in-time delivery systems to use storage spaces more efficiently, improving cash flow at the same time. Leveraging the rich experiences it has provided supporting the long-term improvement of business processes for manufacturing industries, including automotive and aircraft, Dassault Systèmes has developed specialized solutions for the construction industry to support their efforts in productivity improvement.
Understanding that multiple companies and organizations are involved in a construction project and recognizing that it is difficult to create a vertically integrated management structure, Dassault Systèmes created a foundation that enables open collaboration and integrated project delivery. Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform solution for the building industry supports better management of lifecycle cost and the ability to address all project stages from preliminary basic planning to maintenance and operation.