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Digital twins to play a bigger role in post-pandemic construction

May 20, 2020

A digital twin is a virtual replica of a structure that incorporates not only the building’s physical elements but also external data such as changes in climate or tenant and visitor traffic in order to better understand how the building will function during its entire lifecycle.

“Because … we have software that can model in insane detail every bit and piece of a building, you can now have a digital copy of that building,” said Clifton Harness, CEO of TestFit, which produces building configurator software.

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