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BUILD-IT: A brick-based, integral solution supporting multidisciplinary design tasks [chapter]

Morten Fjeld, Kristina Lauche, Stefan Dierssen, Martin Bichsel, Matthias Rauterberg
1998 Designing Effective and Usable Multimedia Systems  
BUILD-IT is an up-and-running system putting at work highly intuitive, videobased interaction technology to support complex planning and configuration tasks.  ...  Based on real, tangible bricks as  ...  Rauterberg (1998): BUILD-IT: A Brick-based integral Solution Supporting Multidisciplinary Design Tasks. In A. Sutcliffe, J. Ziegler & P. Johnson (eds.)  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35370-8_10 fatcat:ycrrtzdn6fhptmnoo2vlgykrsa

Physical and Virtual Tools: Activity Theory Applied to the Design of Groupware

Morten Fjeld, Kristina Lauche, Martin Bichsel, Fred Voorhorst, Helmut Krueger, Matthias Rauterberg
2002 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
Our design philosophy and practice is exemplified by a description of the BUILD-IT system.  ...  Finally, our design practice is summarized in a set of design guidelines. Based on these guidelines, we reflect on our own design practice and the usefulness of activity theory for design.  ...  BUILD-IT is a registered trademark of TellWare (  ... 
doi:10.1023/a:1015269228596 fatcat:y4sglkxa4baodnsk72a74awcji

Conservation-Compatible Retrofit Solutions in Historic Buildings: An Integrated Approach

Alessia Buda, Ernst Jan de Place Hansen, Alexander Rieser, Emanuela Giancola, Valeria Natalina Pracchi, Sara Mauri, Valentina Marincioni, Virginia Gori, Kalliopi Fouseki, Cristina S. Polo López, Alessandro Lo Faro, Aitziber Egusquiza (+3 others)
2021 Sustainability  
This paper presents the approach devised in the IEA-SHC Task 59 project (Renovating Historic Buildings Towards Zero Energy) to support decision makers in selecting retrofit solutions, in accordance with  ...  This implies a demand for retrofit solutions able to improve indoor thermal conditions while reducing the use of energy sources and preserving the heritage significance.  ...  about the building, its context, or the level of conservation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13052927 fatcat:sle6jnlbvja2docuatfuw7pqsu

Full-Fledged Use of Semi-Basement Space by Building Seismic-Resistance, Energy-Efficiency, Microclimate and Preventing Influences of Thermal Bridges and Mold Growth

Erkin Boronbaev, Berikbay Unaspekov, Aigul Abdyldaeva, Elmira Tohlukova, Kamoliddin Holmatov, Nurbubu Zhyrgalbaeva
2022 Civil engineering and architecture  
The multidisciplinary problem is solved by integrating the methodologies of various fields of science.  ...  The known theory and experience of energy-saving architecture allow solving the article's task and ensuring sufficient insolation, passive solar heating, and occupants contact with nature through semi-basement  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to express their gratitude to the Public Foundation «Unison» in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, for an everlasting partnership in climate challenges and sponsorship support  ... 
doi:10.13189/cea.2022.100112 fatcat:aibxbnzl5ng6di22bjap4omjym

Reflections on developing a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to embedding education for sustainable development into higher education curricula

Scott Strachan, Louise Logan, Debra Willison, Rod Bain, Jennifer Roberts, Iain Mitchell, Roddy Yarr
2021 Emerald Open Research  
This paper presents a selection of practical examples of how to embed a range of interactive, exploratory, action-oriented, problem-based, experiential and transformative ESD offerings into HE teaching  ...  While traditional teaching practices and methods associated with subject-based learning may be suitable for educating students about sustainable development, a re-orientation towards more transformational  ...  and aim to develop key insights that will support their progress in the Design Challenge task.  ... 
doi:10.35241/emeraldopenres.14303.1 fatcat:mwgrjkywhbhbtmilz3x5anasna

Derivation of a Design Solution for the Conservation of a Historical Payab in the Redevelopment of Doloeei, Gonabad

Rahman Tafahomi, Reihaneh Nadi
2019 International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability  
Hence, a request was made to keep both the new road and the historic Payab structure with a design solution.  ...  In order to tackle the design solution requested, a qualitative methodology was designed by way of site surveys, site documentation, graphical analysis and interviews.  ...  Introduction Conservation, preservation, and rehabilitation of heritage areas have been multidisciplinary, multidimensional, and interdisciplinary projects and somehow tough task for designers to plan  ... 
doi:10.11113/ijbes.v7.n1.407 fatcat:dt6yrvwgxzhtthswlxcyme725i

Simple Housing Solution Project: (Re) Building in Critical Situations [chapter]

Leandro Di Gregorio, Gustavo Guimarães, Fernando Danziger, Graziella Jannuzzi, Eduardo Qualharini, Aline Veról, Assed Haddad, Marcelo Miguez, Virgílio Cruz, Daki Bianchessi
2020 Natural Hazards - Impacts, Adjustments and Resilience [Working Title]  
The Simple Housing Solution (SHS) project consists of a proposal for a methodology for (re)construction of homes and other small buildings (schools, health clinics), using low-cost construction technologies  ...  The idea is to provide material that may help affected populations to work towards their recovery, with the support of qualified professionals (engineers and architects).  ...  Acknowledgements Thank you for the collaboration of the SHS team; Sergio Santos (support in seismic analysis); Silvio Lima (support in seismic analysis); Michèle Pfeil (support in wind load analysis);  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.94953 fatcat:zcijojmqybdyzdh2r4hqvaz4uu

Understanding of historical masonry for conservation approaches: the contribution of Prof. Luigia Binda to research advancement

Anna Anzani, Giuliana Cardani, Paola Condoleo, Elsa Garavaglia, Antonella Saisi, Cristina Tedeschi, Claudia Tiraboschi, Maria Rosa Valluzzi
2018 Materials and Structures  
Thanks to her multidisciplinary attitude, a deep passion toward puzzling problems and a gentle approach, she was able to combine conservation and safety issues with a robust experimental knowledge of masonry  ...  The title of each chapter starts with a typical sentence L. Binda used to remind people, which summarizes at a glance the importance of that specific aspect in the topic.  ...  It was widely believed that these architectures were made of raw bricks, afterwards cooked.  ... 
doi:10.1617/s11527-018-1254-4 fatcat:uhmkswbqqfbmflpozqk4rpebju

A Conceptual Design of an Integrated Façade System to Reduce Embodied Energy in Residential Buildings

Wen Pan, Kepa Iturralde, Thomas Bock, Roberto Garay Martinez, Olga Macias Juez, Pietro Finocchiaro
2020 Sustainability  
Union Horizon 2020 research projects were evaluated, and the outcome of the projects served as the backbone for the research and inspired the design of the proposed integrated façade system.  ...  and Design for X, as well as offering an overview of the development of automation in construction, which provides both insights and evaluations based on the context of the research. (3) Three European  ...  BERTIM were demonstrated through a pilot project using a 2-story brick building with a floor area of approximately 500 m 2 .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12145730 fatcat:c6hdcavlmjcxjkyfrzhaeaoy3q

Risk-Benefit Assessment Scheme for Renewable Solar Solutions in Traditional and Historic Buildings

Cristina S. Polo López, Elena Lucchi, Eleonora Leonardi, Antonello Durante, Anne Schmidt, Roger Curtis
2021 Sustainability  
Within the framework of IEA-SHC Task 59, a multidisciplinary team of experts from around the world has come together to investigate current approaches for energy retrofit of the built heritage with energy  ...  This paper introduces activities within IEA-SHC Task 59 (Subtask C) focused on retrofit solutions with high impact on sustainability, energy efficiency, and the integration of renewables, which is the  ...  The detailed assessment requires a thorough knowledge of the building, its history, design, and construction technology involving several professionals (i.e., architects, engineers, public bodies related  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13095246 fatcat:ynupcbzidndabl2ezvwu2fkvcy

Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Activity Theory Based Practical Methods for IT-Design, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2-3, 2004

Olav Bertelsen, Mikko Korpela, Anja Mursu
2004 DAIMI Report Series  
The call for papers required participants to submit a practical AT based method or technique for IT-design.  ...  For two decades, the activity theory framework has gained increasing popularity within IT-design -information systems, human-computer interaction, computer supported cooperative work, participatory design  ...  This paper has had a longer history, and the collaboration with a number of colleagues has made the current version possible. Apropos -I wanted to write a mail to E. [colleague, mentor] at last.  ... 
doi:10.7146/dpb.v33i574.7199 fatcat:535ogu7h7reztno5ksv3l2kowe

Building Information Modelling: Present realities and Future possibilities

Pogorelskiy S., Alava D.
2018 International Journal of Engineering and Management Sciences  
BIM (Building Information Modelling), a term that is drawing the attention worldwide in the construction industry and governments, is a complex concept that involves management effort, tools and applications  ...  Furthermore, the article includes suggestions for the implementation of BIM in an organization as well as in projects and a list with some useful tools for this purpose.  ...  for simulation of evacuation and movement of crowds Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) Table 2.  ... 
doi:10.21791/ijems.2018.4.32. fatcat:nk2barm7qzflrn6jh56rv3b7bq


2020 Architecture Civil Engineering Environment  
A b s t r a c t The relationship between different aspects that challenge architectural education in Ukraine and new pedagogical strategies, in particular application of the innovative approach based on  ...  A qualitative analysis of the Design Thinking methodology, alongside the literature review, has been presented .  ...  Dr Richard Tomlins, Assistant Professor at International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE), Coventry University (Coventry, United Kingdom) the first who introduced the methodology of design  ... 
doi:10.21307/acee-2020-027 fatcat:64almo2cozh3ho647m2wq4offe

Using Augmented Reality to Plan Virtual Construction Worksite

Xiangyu Wang
2007 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
Augmented Reality (AR), as a new user interface technology, introduces a completely new perspective for construction worksite planning.  ...  This traditional approach turns out to be ineffective and prone to error because only experienced and well-trained planners are able to generate the effective layout design with paper sketch.  ...  BUILD-IT (Rauterberg, M., Fjeld, M., Krueger, H., Bichsel, M., Leonhardt, U. & Meier, M., 1997 ) is a multi-user planning tool using a 2D projection on a table top.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5677 fatcat:xdej5mfwhzbjni62kekx7zsvze

Healthcare Building: Modelling the Impacts of Local Factors for Building Energy Performance Improvement in Thailand

Nuttasit Somboonwit, Nopadon Sahachaisaeree
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
to perform energy analysis and improving the building energy performance of a Generalizable Building Design (GBD), an universal application on health care facilities design in Thailand.  ...  This study aims to perform, compare, and evaluate Integrated Building Design (IBD) processes, collaborating the Building Information Modeling (BIM) with Building Performance Simulation (BPS) applications  ...  Fig. 2 (a) shows the floor plan of the case study building, it is a small single storey building consists of 557 m2 functional area used for Emergency Medicine Services; ambulance and ambulatory entrances  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.08.058 fatcat:exesbf63mnberb6ymffust5nkq
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