building design

  iSBE Forum of Young Researchers in Sustainable Building 2016 (YRSB16) will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on 21 June 2016. The event will focus on actual PhD research development in the field of sustainable building. The mission of the conference is to bring together young doctoral researchers in sustainable building to share research outcomes, discuss with their collegues and get valuable feedback.     The conference topics are the following:  
Post date: 23 Mar 2016
Type: Event

How prepared is UK construction for BIM Level 2 and beyond?   This two-day conference will take place at the BRE offices in Watford, United Kingdom, on 6-7 April 2016. The aim of the event is to seek answers to the current skills gap, a major risk to the delivery of BIM Level 2, as well as practical support for taking BIM forward.It will also reveal the latest progress in the Development of BIM Level 3, known as Digital Built Britain.   BIM prospects will focus on three key areas.  
Post date: 7 Mar 2016
Type: Event

Este artículo comprende la historia de los diferentes tipos de construcción de España desde la perspectiva del detalle y la eficiencia energética, así como ejemplos concretos de  construcción por medio de fichas técnicas. Vamos a poder adentrarnos y conocer sus características, clasificación y variantes de los tipos de edificios y las técnicas constructivas de España gracias a un catálogo edificatorio que, a nuestro entender, dispone de un valor relevante para conocer las características de la construcción en España y su historia.  
Post date: 4 Mar 2016
Type: Link

Background & Applications  
Post date: 22 Feb 2016
Type: Publication

This website provides information on the EN Eurocodes, a series of 10 European Standards, EN 1990 - EN 1999, providing a common approach for the design of buildings and other civil engineering works and construction products.
Post date: 22 Feb 2016
Type: Link

On 1 February 2016, ASHRAE announced the publication of a User’s Manual which clarifies the intent and implementation of the building industry’s foremost green building standard by explaining its requirements and providing example applications.  
Post date: 11 Feb 2016
Type: News

Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology   The aim of ZERO-PLUS (Acronym of "Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology") research project is to search for buildings design for new highly energy performing buildings (H2020-EE-2015-1-PPP). In this project, a comprehensive, cost-effective modular system for Net Zero Energy (NZE) settlements will be developed and implemented in a series of case studies across the EU.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2016
Type: Link

The SmartMarket Report by Dodge Data & Analytics contains new research based on the input from hundreds of owners, architects, engineers and contractors experienced with Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Post date: 1 Dec 2015
Type: Publication

CLIMA 2016 is now open for the submission of abstracts. All experts are invited to present their work and exchange views and ideas. The deadline for abstract submission is November 30, 2015. 
Post date: 3 Nov 2015
Type: News

The newly published “Cold-Climate Buildings Design Guide” from ASHRAE aims to assist designers, contractors, and engineers in constructing and maintaining buildings in cold, subarctic, and arctic climates, offering practical advice on the unique challenges faced when trying to maintain human comfort and energy efficiency in these environments. 
Post date: 19 Oct 2015
Type: Publication