Planen + Beraten is one of the biggest civil engineering
consultancies in Germany with design departments ranging from
infrastructure projects like railway projects to office buildings
and with an own software department in which they have developed
tools for CAD data interoperability and an EDMS system, which
is extended to object-oriented document modelling in the FP4
project ToCEE, mentioning only those most relevant to the
is a structural-engineering software developer and distributor
for sophisticated very special engineering problems with several
offices in Germany, special user interfaces and data exchange
(FIDES is member of the IAI). Additionally, FIDES offers consultancy
for extending their software with add-ons for clients.
is the Institute of applied computer science in civil engineering
at the Dresden University of Technology, Germany. CIB is well-experienced
in data structures, network enterprises and process modelling
and AI methods applied for engineering design and construction
management. CIB is actively involved in standardization bodies
like STEP, IAI, CALS, ISO-DOC and STEP-SGML. CIB will provide
to the project a product and contract model server and a work
flow system prototype developed in the FP3 and FP4 projects
COMBI and ToCEE, resp.
is the leading Spanish company in Information Technologies
(IT). In 2000, the company generated revenues of 676.8 million
of euros and a backlog of orders in excess of 970.1 million
of euros. To the project it is contributing the expertise
in eBusiness and eCommerce.
is the department for IT applications in civil engineering
of CSTB, France carrying out research, consultation and software
development, and has special experience in data modelling
(STEP, IFC), kb methods for codes and data mapping, multi-media
representation of codes and is marketing an SDAI prototype,
developed in the FP4 projects ATLAS and VEGA and a CD-ROM
building product information system represented in SGML. CSTB
is active in STEP and IAI.
is a leading consultant company in Great Britain for building
construction data models, IT applications and training concerning
STEP and IFC. AEC3 is the leading modeller in IAI. Members
of the company were involved in the FP 3 and FP4 projects
ATLAS and ELSEWISE, resp.
is a geo-technical and earthquake engineering consultance
company in Italy with very special software developments and
kb methods applications in these fields. Members of the company
were involved in the FP4 project ToCEE.
is an IT business and engineering company in Spain focused
on consultation for network communications, system integration,
business process and business strategies and training.
Consulting is a structural engineering software developer
and vendor at Prague, Czech Republic, with focus on concrete
structures offering highly sophisticated software for the
virtual tests for companies in Germany, Switzerland and Japan.
of Construction Informatics at the Faculty of Civil
and Geodetic Engineering of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia,
has experiences in Web publishing since 1993. Its work is
related to Web based communication/integration architectures,
process modelling as well as distance learning and working.