Adoption of Metaverse in the Indian Construction Industry: An Overview


  • Sathwika Padida

    Department of Architecture, Ashoka School of Planning and Architecture, Hyderabad, Telangana, 508252, India

  • Srinivas K

    JNA & FA University, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500028, India

Received: 9 May 2023 | Revised: 9 June 2023 | Accepted: 15 June 2023 | Published Online: 1 July 2023


Technology is being adopted in various sectors worldwide at a significantly faster pace, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic breakdown as well as the subsequent lockdown, which has proved very beneficial in a lot of aspects. The ACE industry (architecture, construction and engineering) is a very labor-intensive industry by its nature and the adoption of technology has been at a slower pace than the other sectors. However, the intervention of technology in the industry is comparatively more unrushed. Construction is one of the longest-standing industries in India. Technology adoption in the construction industry in India has not been to the desired extent. A wider use of the Metaverse technology can be expected in the Indian construction industry if the companies appreciate its benefits. This paper aims to give an overview of the state of adoption of the Metaverse technology in the Indian construction industry. An analysis of the benefits that could be derived from technology adoption and the hindrances that are posing a setback for the adoption were achieved in this study. The benefits of Metaverse adoption are multi-fold with a wide range of activities beginning from design conceptualization, proposals, project planning, coordination, tracking work progress, training and many more.


Metaverse, Construction industry, India, Architecture, Construction, Engineering


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How to Cite

Padida, S., & K, S. (2023). Adoption of Metaverse in the Indian Construction Industry: An Overview. Journal of Smart Buildings and Construction Technology, 5(2), 1–8.


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