16:00 Maintenance of Building Façades

Chair: Valentina Puglisi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Nano-technological coatings for preventive envelope maintenance
  • Titanium dioxide for pollutants decomposition and easy washing under rain
  • Envelope maintenance strategies including self-cleaning coatings for sustainability
  • Comparing coated and uncoated cladding materials

Annalisa Andaloro, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Building maintenance with BIM
  • BIM for building inspections and maintenance
  • Interoperability of BIM tools

Zita Sampaio, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Building automation solutions for the building envelope: Mapping the market and development prospects
  • Designers’ focus on implementing intelligent façades
  • Managing façades to reduce energy consumption
  • Available automation systems and future developments

Valentina Puglisi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

17:15 End of Conference