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Title: Towards a BIM-enabled sustainable building design process: roles, responsibilities and requirements
Authors: Zanni, Maria A.
Soetanto, Robby
Ruikar, Kirti
Keywords: Design process
Building information modelling (BIM)
Building performance analysis (BPA)
Concurrent engineering (CE)
Integrated DEFinition methods (IDEF)
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © Taylor & Francis
Citation: ZANNI, M.A., SOETANTO, R. and RUIKAR, K., 2016. Towards a BIM-enabled sustainable building design process: roles, responsibilities and requirements. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, In Press.
Abstract: Environmental sustainability considerations are often treated as an add-on to building design, following ad hoc processes for their implementation. As a result, the most common problem to achieve a sustainable building outcome is the absence of the right information at the right time to make critical decisions. For design team members to appreciate the requirements of multidisciplinary collaboration, there is a need for transparency and a shared understanding of the process. This research presents the findings from 25 in-depth interviews with industry practitioners concerning 10 case studies of buildings, which achieved high sustainability certification ratings (e.g. BREEAM, Passivhaus, Part L), to identify best practices in sustainable building design (SBD). The results identify the key players’ roles and responsibilities, tasks, deliverables and critical decision points for SBD. These components have been coordinated explicitly in a systematic process that utilises Information Communication Technology (ICT), Building Information Modelling (BIM), and Building Performance Analysis (BPA) software to realise the benefits of combining distributed teams’ expertise.
Description: This paper is in closed access until 9th Aug 2017.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/17452007.2016.1213153
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/22277
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2016.1213153
ISSN: 1752-7589
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