Hong Kong, 26 November 2013. RIB Software AG hosted the first iTWO World Conference in Hong Kong. By signing a manifesto, the top 65 visionaries of the construction industry, leading Contractors and Developers from Australia, Austria, Turkey, Germany, Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Finland and China agreed that iTWO is a revolution in the global construction business in the 21st century, witnessed by leading American media and science.
“The integration of the virtual into the physical engineering process –iTWO Technology is revolutionizing the global construction business in the 21st century.
New technology demands new thinking and new working methods to transform construction to the most advanced industry on our planet.
We are running together to create the next generation of living.”
iTWO BIM 5D Technology expands the common BIM (Building Information Modeling) approach and means the complete integration of the two processes in the construction lifecycle, the virtual into the physical. During the 3-day conference, iTWO Technology partners and visionaries from all over the world shared their iTWO 5D experience and visions with the audience.
Thomas Wolf, CEO RIB Group, set the event in motion by explaining to the visionaries from 21 different countries and 4 different continents, that the technology has changed in recent times and how this will evoke a new working method: “The integration of the virtual into the physical engineering process – iTWO Technology is revolutionizing the global construction business in the 21st century. New technology demands new thinking and new working methods to transform construction into the most advanced industry on our planet. We are running together to create the next generation of living.”
Prof. Martin Fischer from Stanford University was presenting the trend and benefits of integrating virtual and physical construction processes. Active podium discussions were moderated by Tom Sawyer, Senior Editor from ENR and Prof. Martin Fischer.
About RIB Group
With over 15,000 customers, the RIB Group based in Stuttgart is a global leading provider of 5D end-to-end enterprise solutions for the construction industry. Founded in 1961, RIB meanwhile holds a leading position in the global market. The world’s largest construction companies, public administration offices, architecture and engineering firms as well as large companies in the industrial and plant construction segment around the globe optimise their planning and construction processes with the aid of RIB software systems. The company is represented with its own branch offices in the EMEA, North America and APAC regions. Further information can be found at: www.rib-software.com.