Performance-based Retrofit of the Building Envelope

Chair: Matteo D'Antoni, Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy

Performance based retrofitting of façades for nearly zero-energy buildings
  • Platform selection for combined optimization
  • Analysis of design factors
  • Performance based calibration of parametric tools

Sheikh Zuhaib, College of Engineering & Informatics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Towards user-oriented plug & play façades - Upgrading the energy performance of row houses
  • Envelope retrofitting of residential buildings: innovative technologies and approaches
  • User-oriented, industrial, economic retrofit concepts for suburban row house renovation
  • Plug & play building envelopes for retrofitting

Mieke Oostra, Unit Spatial Transformations, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, Netherlands

The use of BIM in the restoration of the Teatro Lirico
  • Research methodology of restoration projects
  • Teatro Lirico façade restoration with BIM and WBS
  • Locations of restoration measures and improvement of construction process

Lidia Pinti, Dep. of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

End effectors for an automated and robotic façade component
  • Building façade upgrading and refurbishment
  • Simulation and comparison

Kepa Iturralde, Chair for Building Realization and Robotics, TU Munich, Germany

Retrofitting building envelopes in warm regions
  • Buildings’ typologies, selection and characteristics
  • Three envelope interventions
  • Optimal intervention for each building type

Carolina Caballero Roig, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, Spain

12:30 Lunch