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Intelligent construction: unlocking opportunities for the digital transformation of China's construction industry

Zhijia You (Fujian University of Technology, Fuzhou, China)

Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management

ISSN: 0969-9988

Article publication date: 25 November 2022

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Abstract

Purpose

The existing literature has been mainly focused on local problems but without an overall framework for studying the top-level planning of intelligent construction from a systematic perspective. The purpose of this paper is to fill this gap.

Design/methodology/approach

This research adopts a deductive research approach.

Findings

This research proposes a reference architecture and related business scenario framework for intelligent construction based on the existing theory and industrial practice.

Originality/value

The main contribution of this research is to provide a useful reference to the Chinese government and industry for formulating digital transformation strategies, as well as suggests meaningful future research directions in the construction industry.

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Acknowledgements

The contribution of this research was based on previous studies, and the authors of this paper express their heartfelt thanks to the authors of all listed previous works.

Citation

You, Z. (2022), "Intelligent construction: unlocking opportunities for the digital transformation of China's construction industry", Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-08-2022-0706

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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