10.45 Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Sustainable Building Design

Chair: Andreas Hempel, International Academy of Architects

Green BIM to achieve Passivhaus standards
  • Simulating building masses
  • Design, cost engineering, production and construction
  • Designing and evaluating alternatives

Mohamed Mohsen, Engineering Consultants Group, Doha, Qatar

Building skins as BIM objects - potential and limitations of present technologies
  • Digitalising building skins into BIM models at the level of materials, components and functional elements
  • Available economic and life cycle values of building elements for decision making
  • Differences among BIM formats for defining physical performance values of building skins

Elena Pla, ITeC, Barcelona, Spain

BIM for multi-system integrated double-skin façades in different life-cycle stages
  • Complex joints in façades with 3D virtual collaboration and collision detection
  • A digital media system based on BIM model for enhanced visitor-skin interaction
  • Information integration in prefabricated façade construction management

Yehao Song, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

BIM-based heritage restoration
  • BIM-based application on built heritage conservation and management
  • BIM benefits applied on building life cycle
  • BIM tool for restoration projects planning and scheduling

Lidia Pinti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

BIM-based sound control for school buildings
  • School buildings' acoustic quality
  • Requirements for student learning
  • BIM-based acoustic simulations

Stefania Masseroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

12:30 Lunch