building design

  The ACE Sector Study is a biennial survey that collects and analyses statistical, sociological and economic data on the European architects, the architectural market and the architectural practices.  
Post date: 20 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

Eindhoven University of Technology published, on January edition of REHVA journal, an article on how building design processes can be improved through improving process communication understanding, sharing and collaboration.
Post date: 9 Mar 2017
Type: Note

In April 2016, the UK government launched its mandate requiring collaborative BIM Level 2 to be used on all construction projects procured by central government departments. The mandate is seen as a catalyst for change in the construction industry, but how well are companies embedding BIM Level 2 in projects and what needs to happen to improve implementation that takes BIM to the next level?  
Post date: 7 Mar 2017
Type: Event

On 29 -30 March 2017, at the Espace Grande Arche, Paris - La Défense, BIM World brings together all the digital actors for the construction, real estate and territory planning.   In this third edition of the event, many themes are put forward such as: Digital modelling, Collaborative, Mobility, Digital Building, 3D GIS, Geo data, Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Data, Cloud and Augmented Reality, where BIM is the focal point.  
Post date: 17 Feb 2017
Type: Event

2nd International Conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations    
Post date: 17 Feb 2017
Type: Event

Design4Energy Approach, methodology and new tools for designing energy efficient buildings in neighbourhoods     The Far beyond BIM design processes training workshop will take place on 2 March 2017 in Warsaw, Poland. Following the example of the FP7 Design4Energy project, this workshop focuses on the principal challenges of design methodologies optimisation along with integrated platform and tools.   The workshop's topics include:  
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Event

The purpose of Buildsmart, a EU FP7 project, is to demonstrate and mainstream cost-effective technologies and methods in the design of buildings with very low energy consumption in different European climates. The project also has a strong focus on energy-related behavioural issues, recognising the role end-users play on energy use in buildings. A large scale deployment of the used methods should be possible to practice 2020 in order to facilitate the implementation of the recast of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: Link

2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings - From Components to Systems, From Buildings to Communities  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Active House General Assembly- open conference on design and development of healthy and comfortable buildings   You are invited to join the Active House General Assembly (GA) taking place on 7. March 2017 at Ecobuild in London.   Before the official part of the General Assembly, the alliance will organize an open conference within the overall Ecobuild theme to foster sustainability for health and happy people.
Post date: 6 Feb 2017
Type: Event

This report, released by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), presents a summary of the outcomes of a “futures workshop” facilitated by the council. The document identifies a number of innovative ideas for the built environment industry to deliver zero energy buildings.
Post date: 24 Jan 2017
Type: Publication