Bluethink House Designer: Automating the Re-use of Design KnowledgeAECbytes Archived Article (January 29, 2009)

This Building the Future article explores the rule-based design technology of Bluethink House Designer, an application developed by Selvaag Bluethink, the technology arm of the Selvaag Group which is one of the largest home building companies in Norway. It looks at how this application automatically applies embedded knowledge to support design and analysis, resulting in reduced design time, improved design quality, and lesser likelihood of expensive changes during construction.

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Lachmi Khemlani is the founder and editor of AECbytes. She has a Ph.D. in Architecture from UC Berkeley, specializing in intelligent building modeling, and consults and writes on AEC technology. She can be reached at lachmi@aecbytes.com.


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