Sara Shirowzhan

UNSW Sydney

Dr. Sara Shirowzhan is a lecturer at the School of Built Environment (BE), University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia, where she teaches the City Analytics and Construction programs. She also serves as the co-chair of BE\'s Smart Cities and Infrastructure Cluster. Dr. Shirowzhan works as tomorrow\'s leading champion for the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). Her research interests include sensing technologies, enhanced GIS, BIM, digital twins, and artificial intelligence in technologies pertinent to BE informatics. She teaches and supervises students at UNSW in the areas of GIS, BIM, digital twins, AI, machine learning, city analytics, urban informatics, smart cities, infrastructure, construction informatics, and other relevant topics. She now serves on the editorial boards of the journals MDPI and Advances in Civil Engineering. She is also a topic board member of the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information as well as Buildings. Dr. Shirowzhan received her Ph.D. in Geomatics Engineering from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNSW.

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This book includes nine chapters presenting the outcome of research projects relevant to building, cities, and construction. A description of a smart city and the journey from conventional to smart cities is discussed at the beginning of the book. Innovative case studies of underground cities and floating city bridges are presented in this book. BIM and GIS applications on different projects, and the concept of intelligent contract and virtual reality are discussed. Two concepts relevant to conventional buildings including private open spaces and place attachments are also included, and these topics can be upgraded in the future by smart technologies.

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