Impact of Industry 4.0 on Architecture and Cultural Heritage

Impact of Industry 4.0 on Architecture and Cultural Heritage

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Science & Engineering for 2019.

Cecilia Maria Bolognesi (Politecnico of Milano, Italy) and Cettina Santagati (Università di Catania, Italy)
Release Date: December, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 422
ISBN13: 9781799812340|ISBN10: 1799812340|EISBN13: 9781799812364|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1234-0


In the modern age of the 4th Industrial Revolution, advancements in communication and connectivity are transforming the professional world as new technologies are being embedded into society. These innovations have triggered the development of a digitally driven world where adaptation is necessary. This is no different in the architectural field, where the changing paradigm has opened new methods and advancements that have yet to be researched.

Impact of Industry 4.0 on Architecture and Cultural Heritage is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of new technological tools, such as digital modeling, within architectural design, and improves the understanding of the strategic role of Industry 4.0 as a tool to empower the role of architecture and cultural heritage in society. Moreover, the book provides insights and support concerned with advances in communication and connectivity among digital environments in different types of research and industry communities. While highlighting topics such as semantic processing, crowdsourcing, and interactive environments, this publication is ideally designed for architects, engineers, construction professionals, cultural researchers, academicians, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • City Management
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Data Processing
  • Digital Visualization
  • Game Design Technology
  • Interactive Environments
  • Ontologies
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Semantic Processing
  • Virtual Museums

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