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Performance Evaluation in an Integrated Software Environment for Building Design and Construction Planning

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1992. pp. 159-169 : ill. includes bibliography 01/1992;
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ABSTRACT In this paper the authors describe the role of performance evaluation in the Integrated Software Environment for Building Design and Construction Planning (IBDE), which is a testbed for examining integration issues in the same domain. Various processes in IBDE deal with the spatial configuration, structural design, and construction planning of high-rise office buildings. Performance evaluations occur within these processes based on different representation schemes and control mechanisms for the handling of performance knowledge. Within this multiprocess environment, opportunities also exist for performance evaluation across disciplines through design critics

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