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Collaboration tools and environment for BIM-based project teams

Collaboration tools and environment for BIM-based project teams

Tue, 12 May 2020

The design and construction industry have been experiencing new ways of work in recent years. The fast-evolving computer aided design web-based tools are changing the professionals’ daily life in architectural and engineering practices, consultancy offices and construction companies.
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BIM4EEB ontology alignment

BIM4EEB ontology alignment

Mon, 13 April 2020

Linked Data technologies have been developed in order to connect concepts in a structured way, enhancing machine readability and enabling many features like semantic queries. The potential of such technologies is wide in many fields, in particular in the construction sector, which could benefit in many ways by their application.
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The partner Coordinator, Politecnico di Milano

The partner Coordinator, Politecnico di Milano

Wed, 8 April 2020

Dr. Sonia Lupica Spagnolo (Politecnico di Milano, aka Polimi, partner project coordinator) is member of the Executive Board of the BIM4EEB project. She is a researcher in Building Production in the department of Architecture, Built environment and Construction engineering (ABC Department).
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BIM4EEB workflow

BIM4EEB workflow

Mon, 6 April 2020

The renovation sector is crucial for a sustainable development of the construction market. Buildings account for 40% of the energy consumed today in EU, but annual renovation rates are limited to 0.4/1.2% in Europe. Also, a large share of buildings has more than 40 years and it is not adequately heated, bringing to a low efficiency of the building stock in terms of energy and comfort1. management of the built environment.
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Our partner, RISE

Our partner, RISE

Wed, 1 April 2020

My name is Anton Gustafsson. I am a Senior Researcher at RISE and I work with data visualization as well as human computer interaction.
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BIM4EEB ontologies framework

BIM4EEB ontologies framework

Mon, 30 March 2020

Interoperability in the construction sector is a key issue and researchers, developers and designers have tackled since the introduction of CAD systems. Traditionally, engineers, architects and site operators interact and track their information exchange through paper or digitalized drawings and e-mails. With the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) techniques and tools, operators are using new solutions and methods to keep track and exploit these data.
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Our Partner UCC

Our Partner UCC

Wed, 25 March 2020

I am Andriy Hryshchenko and with Brian O'Regan, and Dominic O’Sullivan we are a group of researchers of UCC working at BIM4EEB.
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Our Partner, VTT, Finland

Our Partner, VTT, Finland

Wed, 18 March 2020

I am Teemu Vesanen, senior scientist working in VTT for BIM4EEB; in the project we mainly focus on digital tools for fast track renovation operations develop and test a decision support tool for BIM assisted energy refurbishment.
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Our partners in Solintel

Our partners in Solintel

Tue, 25 February 2020

How can the results of a #H2020 project become successful commercial application or policy-making solutions? Find it out in the interview to the partners of @SOLINTEL_Tech!
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III Plenary meeting

III Plenary meeting

Thu, 13 February 2020

A two days meeting with all the partner has been held at Dresden at TUD‘s faculty of computer science on 11th -12th February, 2020. The General Assembly has been followed by several technical sessions. The first one regarding objectives and achievements of the next months; technical session regarding topics like toolkits, topics and several opportunities that the project is facing.
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From the Coordinator

From the Coordinator

Fri, 20 December 2019

Update on the work in progress: state of the art after one year's work together. 26 deliverable done, almost 100 meetings among partners.
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Fast mapping of buildings: a preview

Fast mapping of buildings: a preview

Mon, 16 December 2019

When a renovation process needs a lot of time and measurement work, there are incentives for a digital fast mapping process and a digital BIM model instead of old manually methods.
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