Research interests

  • 3D Cadastre
  • 3D Geospatial Information Systems (3D GIS, 3D Geo-Information)
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM, IFC,)


Behnam Atazadeh is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration, Department of Infrastructure Engineering. He has extensive experience in using 3D building information models and other 3D digital technologies for cadastral surveying in urban areas. As part of his research, Behnam has published several articles in reputable scientific journals and conferences in the domain of spatial and urban informatics.

Recent publications

  1. Kalantari M, Rajabifard, Williamson, Atazadeh B. 3D Property Ownership Map Base for Smart Urban Land Administration. FIG Working Week 2017. FIG (International Federation of Surveyors). 2017.
  2. Atazadeh B, Rajabifard A, Kalantari Soltanieh S. Assessing Performance of Three BIM-Based Views of Buildings for Communication and Management of Vertically Stratified Legal Interests. ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEO-INFORMATION. MDPI AG. 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 7.
  3. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Ho S, Ngo T. Building Information Modelling for High-rise Land Administration. TRANSACTIONS IN GIS. Blackwell. 2017, Vol. 21, Issue 1.
  4. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Ho S, Champion T. Extending a BIM-based data model to support 3D digital management of complex ownership spaces. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 2017, Vol. 31, Issue 3.
  5. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Ho S. Modelling building ownership boundaries within BIM environment: A case study in Victoria, Australia. COMPUTERS ENVIRONMENT AND URBAN SYSTEMS. Pergamon. 2017, Vol. 61.
  6. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A. Comparing Three Types of BIM-based Models for Managing 3D Ownership Interests in Multi-level Buildings. 5th International FIG 3D Cadastre Workshop. FIG (International Federation of Surveyors). 2016. Editors: Dimopoulou E, Van Oosterom P.
  7. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Champion T, Ho S. Harnessing BIM for 3D digital management of stratified ownership rights in buildings. 78th FIG Working Week 2016. FIG (International Federation of Surveyors). 2016.