Definition from buildingSMART: The IfcRelCoversBldgElements
is an objectified relationship between an element and
one to many coverings, which cover the building element.
Coverings may be defined primarily as coverings of elements,
like an isolation covers a pipe, or as coverings of spaces, as
a cladding is often referred to as a space finish.
- IfcRelCoversBldgElements, this relationship,
expresses the primary relation to the element,
- IfcRelCoversSpaces expresses the primary relation
to the space.
HISTORY New Entity in IFC
IFC2x PLATFORM CHANGE: The
data type of the attribute RelatingElement has been
changed from IfcBuildingElement to its supertype
IfcElement with upward compatibility for file based
exchange. The name IfcRelCoversBldgElements is a known anomaly,
as the relationship is not restricted to building elements
Relationship to the element that is covered.
| Relationship to the set of coverings at this element.