building design

Decision Support System (DSS) is a software developed within the context of the UHI (Urban Heat Island) project, implemented through the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). It is a simplified database management tool that can be used by an end user interested in the implementation of mitigation measures for counteracting the urban heat island phenomenon.
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Tool

  This Building Research Establishment (BRE) webpage provides  a table with documents that form the core Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 documentation, along with some other useful supporting documents.   
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Link

Environmental Design in University Curricula and Architectural Training in Europe    
Post date: 17 Nov 2017
Type: Link

Join DG Environment and the World Green Building Council to learn all about Level(s), the new voluntary reporting framework aimed at improving the sustainability of buildings. Using existing standards, Level(s) provides a common EU approach to the assessment of environmental performance in the built environment. As the Commission embarks on a two-year testing phase for Level(s), this webinar aims to introduce Level(s) to a wider audience.   The agenda for the webinar is
Post date: 2 Nov 2017
Type: Event

The GEO| Design + BIM event will present and discuss the needs, challenges, potential and use of geospatial data analytics and 3D modeling in spatial planning, construction, operation and maintenance. This event aims to bridge the gap between disciplines with recent technological developments as an enabling factor. The use of IoT technology in geospatial analytics, 3D modeling and the introduction of new devices improve collaboration, efficiency and performance in planning and design phase, during construction, in post-build savings and for ongoing operational management.
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
Type: Event

The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) Green Building Symposium is known for green progress in Polish property industry, and an energetic platform for ideas, collaboration, partnership and learning. It is where the principles and passions of the green building community are galvanised and grow.  
Post date: 26 Sep 2017
Type: Event

The 4th Annual Construction Summit North will take place on 13 and 14 September 2017 at the University of Salford, in Manchester, United Kingdom. Now in its fourth year, this property and construction event will connect 400 delegates with some of the biggest names in the industry and will provide an opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the region and across the UK construction sector.  
Post date: 30 Aug 2017
Type: Event

New integrated methodology and Tools for Retrofit design towards a next generation of ENergy efficient and sustainable buildings and Districts     NewTREND, a Horizon 2020 project, seeks to improve the energy efficiency of the existing European building stock and the current renovation rate by developing a new participatory integrated design methodology targeted to the energy retrofit of buildings and neighbourhoods, establishing energy performance as a key component of refurbishments.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Holistic and Optimized Life-cycle Integrated SupporT for Energy-Efficient building design and Construction     Despite recent evolutions of tools/practices in the Architecture Engineering, Construction and Facility Management have already resulted in considerable advances, some limitations remain, related to the complexity and variability of building life cycles, addressing building end user awareness and participation, lack of new business models, life cycle fragmentation, limited interoperability of the ICT supports.  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Semantics-driven Design through Geo and Building Information Modelling for Energy-efficient Buildings Integrated in Mixed-use Healthcare Districts    
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link