Research projects Pieter Pauwels

BIM Handbook

BIM (the Building Information Model) introduces a technological revolution in the design, construction and management of buildings and infrastructure. Because of the improved tools for information management, BIM allows to design, construct and operate constructions in a more reliable, faster and cost-efficient manner.

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Biographies of Buildings: Virtual Futures for our Cultural Past

In this research theme group, we will explore the usage of visual digital research tools to clarify patterns in the transformations of buildings, from early antiquity until the early modern era.

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conSolid: a web-based ecosystem for managing distributed building data

Up to now, three strategies have already been used to manage rain penetration through the building envelope: mass buffering, face-sealed or perfect barrier principle and rainscreen or drained principle.

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ifcOWL

There have been a number of EXPRESS-to-OWL conversion procedures suggested in the past few years, aiming specifically at IFC and thus resulting in diverse ‘flavours’ of ifcOWL.

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Linked Building Data

The Linked Building Data research project is a community-driven effort that originated from a number of formal and informal international collaborations on the usage and impact of linked data technologies for architecture and construction.

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