4D CAD Research

4D Research Projects

At the Center for Integrated Facility for Engineering, Professor Martin Fischer has lead research projects related to 4D CAD since 1994. The first project, sponsored by Dillingham Construction and performed by Eric Collier, involved the development of a 4D model to communicate the four-year construction project of the San Mateo County Health Facility. Due to the success of this project, Martin Fischer continued to pursue research related to 4D models, focusing on improving 4D tools and the value of 4D models in design and construction. Below is a list of research projects performed by graduate students under Martin Fischer's guidance and with support from the CIFE community and industry companies. The links lead to a more detailed description of these projects.

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Current Projects

Completed Projects

Completed: Screenshot Title and Author

October, 2000

Product Model 4D-Construction Pilot
Kam, Calvin
September, 2000 Feature-Based Construction Cost Estimating
Staub, Sheryl
August, 2000 Time-Space Conflict Analysis
Akinci, Burcu

We acknowledge the support of the National Science Foundation for some of the research presented here through awards 9309655, 9420398, 9513461, 9625228, 9726748, and 0075672. We also thank CIFE and its member companies and our many other industrial sponsors for their support of our work. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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