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ICT for energy and building simulation  

System analysis and coupled modeling: toward integrated performance assessment of industrial facilities

K. Orehounig, A. Mahdavi, I. Leobner & K. Ponweiser

Design and software architecture of a cloud-based virtual energy laboratory for energy-efficient design and life cycle simulation         

K. Baumgärtel, P. Katranuschkov & R. J. Scherer

Customizable continuous building simulation using the design performance toolkit and Kepler scientific workflows           

D. Thomas & A. Schlueter

Validation of simulation results using sensor data to improve building control        

D. Browne & K. Menzel

PassivBIM – a new approach for low energy simulation using BIM

A. Cemesova, C.J. Hopfe & Y. Rezgui

Virtual wind laboratory for the aerodynamic analysis of building structures           

R. Windisch, R. J. Scherer, Th. Pappou & B. Protopsaltis

Practical application of a newly developed automated building energy-analysis software module prototype         

S. Dehlin, T. Olofsson, T. Racz & K. Heikkilä

Building information modeling supporting facilities management    

F. Forns-Samso, T. Laine & B. Hensel


ICT for energy efficiency in buildings     

Energy efficiency in European social housing – Three pilots across Europe demonstrating the enabling factor of ICTs to sustainable growth 

R. Decorme, J.L.B. Martinez, J. Mardaras, M. Scotto, P. Dymarski & N. Salmon

Decision making for an optimized renovation process          

F. Andrieux, M. Thorel & C. Buhé

Tools for building energy efficiency and retrofitting in southwest Europe. E4R project     

S. Muñoz, A. García, E. Mestre, R. Gregori & P. Beltrán

Energy and sensitivity analysis of Spanish dwelling stock   

J.M. Hernández-Sánchez

Building use as source of innovation for energy efficiency improvement of non-residential buildings       

A. Junghans

MOST: An open-source, vendor and technology independent toolkit for building monitoring, data preprocessing, and visualization        

R. Zach, S. Glawischnig, M. Hönisch, R. Appel & A. Mahdavi

Responsive architecture and software: A prototype simulation software for responsive constructions       

A. Fotiadou

BIM and solar PV modeling  

A. Gupta, C. J. Hopfe & Y. Rezgui


Smart buildings and intelligent building automation systems

Overcoming challenges for energy management in underground railway stations. The SEAM4US project            

A. Fuertes, M. Casals, M. Gangolells & O. Puigdollers

Realization of ICT potential in improving the energy efficiency of buildings: the CAMPUS 21 project    

A. Mahdavi, M. Schuß, K. Menzel & D. Browne

Multi dimensional monitoring, analysis and optimization system architecture for energy efficient building operations           

H. Ufuk Gökçe & K. Umut Gökçe

An optimization-based approach to recurrent calibration of building performance simulation models        

A. Mahdavi & F. Tahmasebi

Improving building monitoring using a data preprocessing storage engine based on MySQL         

R. Zach, M. Schuss, R.Bräuer & A. Mahdavi

A generative schema for a hierarchically distributed multi-domain and multi-zonal building systems control architecture    

A. Mahdavi & M. Schuß

Integrated system architecture for optimised building operations    

H. Ufuk Gökçe & K. Umut Gökçe

Exploring the possibility of promoting energy conservation behaviors in public buildings within the ENCOURAGE project

M. Gangolells, M. Casals & A. Fuertes


Sustainability and environmental performance

Facilitating environmental performance assessment in architectural design competitions utilizing a model-based workflow       

A. Schlueter & F. Thesseling

Recommendations for the integration of sustainable building assessment and benchmarking methods with BIM 

B. Fies

Multi-objective building envelope optimization for life-cycle cost and global warming potential   

F. Flager, J. Basbagill, M. Lepech & M. Fischer

A computerized model for managing environmental impacts in residential construction projects   

M. Gangolells & M. Casals


Process modelling, methods and applications   

Using process models to support design of airport terminals

S. Shuchi & R. Drogemuller

High-level Petri nets for modeling of geodetic processes and their integration into construction processes

N. Rinke, V. Berkhahn & I. von Gösseln (née Rehr)

Job scheduling using event-discrete simulation, pre-optimisation and just-in-time consideration of disturbance factors           

M. Bode, C. Schiermeyer &  V. Berkhahn

Process knowledge preparation based on machine learning methods           

K. Shapir & M. König

Petri net based verification of BPM represented construction processes      

F. Kog,  R. J. Scherer & A. Dikbas


nD modelling           

5D: Creating cost certainty and better buildings       

D. Mitchell

Operative 4D planning and controlling for the digital construction site (OPS4D)   

M. Breit, F. Häubi & M. König

Global path planning in 4D environments using topological mapping          

V.A. Semenov, K.A. Kazakov & V.A. Zolotov

Towards a configurable nD-viewer for building information models: a generic model for the description of visualization methods

H. Tauscher & R. J. Scherer


BIM/IFC Modelling

IFC view for product catalogues in the construction management domain  

K. U. Gökçe, H. U. Gökçe & R. J. Scherer

IFC-based product modeling for tunnel boring machines     

F. Hegemann, K. Lehner & M. König

Rule driven enhancement of BIM models     

N. Nisbet, S. Lockley, M. Cerny, J. Matthews & G. Capper

Process and building information modelling in the construction industry by using Information delivery manuals and model view definitions          

J. Karlshoej

A generic filter concept for the generation of BIM-based domain- and system-oriented model views       

R. Windisch, A. Wülfing & R. J. Scherer


Information and knowledge modelling, methods and tools     

Organization, access and sharing of knowledge in architectural design       

E. Bogani, E. Arlati, M. Condotta, A. Giretti & M. Masera

Knowledge management in an integrated design and engineering environment      

R. J. B. Reefman & S. van Nederveen

Knowledge management system in a construction company: A case study 

P.V. Serra, F.L. Ribeiro & A. Grilo

Towards a semantic-based approach for modeling regulatory documents in building industry       

K.R. Bouzidi, B. Fies, C. Faron-Zucker, N. Le Than & O. Corby


Semantic technologies, methods and application         

Semantic data in Finnish land use management system        

J. Malmi, T. Teittinen & J. Laitinen

SEMERGY: semantic web technology support for comprehensive building design assessment     

A. Mahdavi, U. Pont, F. Shayeganfar, N. Ghiassi, A. Anjomshoaa, S. Fenz, J. Heurix, T. Neubauer & A M. Tjoa

An ontological model for construction concepts       

T. E. El-Diraby

Semantic modelling of energy-related information throughout the whole building lifecycle           

L. Madrazo, A. Sicilia, M. Massetti & F. Galan


BIM interoperability and standards        

Life-cycle building control    

E.W. East, C. Bogen & M. Rashid

State-of-the-Art analysis of product data definitions usage in BIM 

S. Palos

A review of the process formalization standards to develop a transaction protocol for infrastructure management           

J. Zeb, T. Froese, & D. Vanier

A notation based integration methodology for software interoperability     

K. U. Gökçe, H.U. Gökçe & R. J. Scherer

BIM cube and systems-of-systems framework         

T. Cerovsek


BIM and life-cycle integration     

Embedding BIM into interaction frameworks and object libraries   

P. Willems & M. Böhms

Increasing integration in construction projects: A case study on a PPP project adopting BIM        

T. Lehtinen

Compatibility between design and construction building information models         

M. Kriphal & A. Grilo

Bridging building information modeling and parametric design       

S. Boeykens


BIM Guidelines, ICT for code compliance checking     

Converting performance based regulations into computable rules in BIM based model checking software

E. Hjelseth

The Finnish COBIM project – common national BIM requirements

C. Finne

Optimization in compliance checking using heuristics: Flemish Energy Performance Regulations (EPR)   

T. Strobbe, P. Pauwels, R. Verstraeten, R. De Meyer & J. Van Campenhout

BIM and interoperability: a database to collect data errors and solutions    

M. Del Giudice, C. Boido, D. Dalmasso & A. Osello

Changing the building regulatory system in Iceland and paving the way toward electronic submission of building permits and automated code compliance checks       

B. Karlsson


BIM based design and construction       

BIM practices and challenges framed – an approach to systemic change management        

T. Mäkeläinen, J. Hyvärinen & J. Peura

Accessing large 3D BIMs from mobile devices        

B.D. Larsen

A pragmatic approach towards software usage in construction projects : The port house in Antwerp, Belgium     

P. Pauwels, T. Strobbe & P. Present

Towards coordinated BIM based design and construction process  

R. Lavikka, M. Smeds & R. Smeds

Integrated collaborative approach to managing building information modeling projects     

M. Jadhav &  A. Koutamanis

Model data and design management in project development phase 

T. Teittinen, J. Laitinen & J. Malmi

A utilization approach of BIM for integrated design process           

R. M. Reffat, A. M. Radwan & M. A. Eid

Practical implementation and evidencing the benefits of building information modelling (BIM) across Skanska Uk           

H. Jeffrey


BIM based FM and building operation   

BIM as a centre piece for optimised building operation        

B. Cahill, K. Menzel & D. Flynn

Distinguishing object category properties and property ranges in the IFC standard for visual pattern recognition

B. Ilhan, H. Fathi, I. Brilakis & R. Sacks,H. Yaman

Maintenance guidance system for technical fire protection systems in complex buildings   

U. Rüppel & U. Zwinger

Defining a building information model for emergency management

S. Muhič, T. Bernoulli, M. Krammer & U. Walder


BIM in infrastructure design and engineering  

Infrastructural BIM standards - Development of an Information Delivery Manual for the geotechnical infrastructural design and analysis process   

M. Obergriesser & A. Borrmann

Implementing building information modeling in public works projects in ireland    

B. McAuley,  A. Hore & R. West

Traffic infrastructure design and geo-information systems, a case of interoperability          

N. N. Esfahani, R. Balder & R. J. Scherer

Open InfraBIM: IFCs, LandXML, or ...?     

J. Hyvärinen & C. Finne


Innovations in building design     

A modular façade design approach in buildings renovations

M. Otreba & K. Menzel

A living system - Discursive wall      

M. J. de Oliveira, A. Paio, V. M. Rato & L. M. Carvão

High energy efficient ventilated façade’s experimental application

E. Arlati, E. Bogani, L. Roberti & S. Tarantino


Innovative design methods and tools      

Add-ons for accessibility control in object oriented design software           

A. Ekholm

Information system support in construction industry with semantic web technologies and/or autonomous reasoning agents 

P. Pauwels, R. De Meyer &  J. Van Campenhout

Knowledge representation and reasoning in case-based design systems      

T.G. Tsokos & A.J. Dentsoras

User centred passive building design: Attributes and sub-attributes

A.Alzaed &  A. Boussabaine


Design, construction and supply chain management   

A multi-criteria decision-support approach for fall protection planning        

J. Melzner, S. Hollermann & H.-J. Bargstädt

System dynamics tool for modeling weather condition impacts on construction operations

M. Marzouk, A. Hamdy & M. El-Said

Optimizing design management process by assessment of information maturity at design stage     


Electronic procurement on construction works – offer evaluation methodologies   

H. Sousa, P. Mêda & P. Carvalho

Piloting a new information sharing method in a construction supply chain  

A. Jussila & M. Kiviniemi & U. Talvitie

The development of constructability using BIM as an intensifying technology       

M. Tauriainen, A-K. Mero, A. Lemström, J. Puttonen & A. Saari

BIM to field: Robotic total station and BIM for quality control      

J. Kang, A. Ganapathi, J. Lee &  V. Faghihi

Tracking construction defects based on images        

M.Macarulla, N. Forcada, M. Casals & S. Kubicki

Why IS projects fail? Some Finnish aspects to the global phenomenon    
R. Myllymäki

use in the model conversion of the development indicators of intangible assets      

C. M. Dias Junior, A. M. Ramos,  M. T. Perez &  R. L. R. Jardim-Goncalves,

Maintenance cost management          

S. H. AL- Mutairi



Advanced visualization techniques, virtual and augmented reality  

User evaluation of mobile augmented reality in architectural planning         

T.D. Olsson, A.T. Savisalo, M. Hakkarainen & C. Woodward

Augmenting reality with model information: Roles and opportunities         

S. Meža,  Ž. Turk & M. Dolenc

Building data visualization using the open-source MOST framework and the Google Web Toolkit           

R. Zach, S. Glawischnig, R. Appel, J. Weber & A. Mahdavi

Multi-user interactive visualization of asphalt paving operations      

A. Vasenev, T. Hartmann & A.G. Dorée

Managing electrocution hazards in the US construction industry using VR simulation and cloud technology       

D. Zhao, W. Thabet, A. McCoy & B. Kleiner

The power of graphs  

A. Koutamanis


RTD innovation, vision and strategies    

Built environment process re-engineering (PRE) – research program           

A. Salonen & J. Kuusisto

An activity theoretical approach to BIM-research     

R. Miettinen, H. Kerosuo, J. Korpela, T. Mäki & S. Paavola

ICT for energy efficient buildings: stakeholder-based strategic roadmap    

M. Hannus, I. Pinto Seppä, J. Kuusisto, C. Mastrodonato, A. Cavallaro & E. Delponte


Methods and tools for multi-disciplinary collaboration          

Collaboration in multi-actor BIM design: A configuration analysis view     

C. Merschbrock

A model of cross-disciplinary building knowledge supporting collaboration           

G. Carrara, A. Fioravanti & G. Loffreda

Collaborative engineering with IFC; new insights and technology   

L.A.H.M. van Berlo, J. Beetz, P. Bos, H. Hendriks & R.C.J. van Tongeren

The BIM collaboration hub supporting IDDS: – Research issues and their current status   

V. Tarandi

Groupware requirements modelling for adaptive user interface design        

T. Altenburger, A. Guerriero, A. Vagner & B. Martin

BIM – a challenge for communication between parties involved in construction     

S. Hollermann, J. Melzner & H.-J. Bargstädt

Collaborative construction based on work breakdown structures     

H. Sousa & P. Mêda

Role of social media in the development of land use and building projects 

J. Porkka, N. Jung, J. Päivänen, P. Jäväjä & S. Suwal

BIM technologies and collaboration in a life-cycle project   

S. Paavola, H. Kerosuo, T. Mäki, J. Korpela & R. Miettinen


3rd Workshop on eeBuildings Data Models (Energy Efficiency Vocabularies)


Energy and behavioural modelling and simulation at facility management  

M. Bourdeau, A. Boissonnat & I. Laresgoiti

A simple vocabulary for semi-decentralised management of energy demand in households           

M. Damm, S. Mahlknecht & C. Grimm

SEMANCO: Semantic tools for carbon reduction in urban planning           

L. Madrazo, Á. Sicilia & G. Gamboa

Towards a context control model for simulation and optimization of energy performance in buildings      

M. Jahn, M. Eisenhauer, R. Serban, A. Salden & A. Stam

Occupancy and business modelling   

D. Ioannidis, D. Tzovaras & C. Malavazos

An ontology for modeling flexibility in smart grid energy management      

J. Verhoosel, D. Rothengatter, F. J. Rumph & M. Konsman

Ontological specification for the model integration in ICT building energy systems           

R. Guruz, P. Katranuschkov, R. J. Scherer, J. Kaiser, J. Grunewald, B. Hensel, K. Kabitzsch & T. Liebich

Ontology-based building information model for integrated lifecycle energy management  

R. J. Scherer, P. Katranuschkov & T. Laine



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