BIPV 6 - From Design Concepts to Real Buildings: How Stakeholders Envision BIPV

Chairs: Francesco Frontini, SUPSI, Switzerland; Alessandra Scognamiglio, ENEA, Italy

Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) from the perspective of a general contractor
  • Multifunctional facades
  • Design method and tools
  • BIM-based planning process

Robert Hecker, Züblin AG, Stuttgart, Germany

PV interpreted and recognized as a façade material
  • PV as façade material
  • PV façade solutions
  • New form of design

Tom Minderhoud, UN Studio, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Building Integrated Photovoltaic as a multifunctional façade system: experiences from research and laboratory tests
  • Multidisciplinary research on BIPV
  • Latest progress concerning active facades
  • Laboratory experiences

Tilmann Kuhn, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg, Germany

New design possibilities with HJT solar cells
  • HJT solar cell as new possibility for BIPV
  • New strategy for BIPV

Christof Erban, Meyer Burger Energy Systems, Thun, Schwitzerland

Making the building skin active: the experience of the construction industry
  • Challenges for BIPV facades
  • Technical and economical limitations
  • Photovoltaic applications for building envelopes

Oliver Schwarz, Strabag, Switzerland

15:30 Coffee Break