CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

id cf2011_p108
authors Iordanova, Ivanka; Forgues Daniel, Chiocchio François
year 2011
title Creation of an Evolutive Conceptual Know-how Framework for Integrative Building Design
source Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures 2011 [Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures / ISBN 9782874561429] Liege (Belgium) 4-8 July 2011, pp. 435-450.
summary Low productivity of the building sector today is attributed to the fragmentation of tasks, disciplines and responsibilities, as well as to the resistance to adopt integrative work processes and digital means. The increased complexity of architectural projects and the aroused social consciousness for sustainable environment calls for integrative design collaboration. Thus, there is need for a Conceptual Framework combining work processes, technological means and policy aspects. According to the literature, integrative multidisciplinary design is a strategy resulting in high performance buildings nurturing sustainable way of living (Reed et al. 2009, Krygiel & Nies 2008). Responding to the increased technological complexity of our built environment, as well as to the objective of meeting multiple criteria of quality, both necessitating multidisciplinary collaboration during design, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is seen as a powerful means for fostering quality, augmenting productivity and decreasing loss in construction. Based on recent research, we can propose that a sustainable building can be designed through an integrative design process (IDP) which is best supported by BIM. However, our ongoing research program and consultations with advanced practitioners underscore a number of limitations. For example, a large portion of the interviewed professionals and construction stakeholders do not necessarily see a link between sustainable building, integrative design process and BIM, while in our opinion, their joint use augments the power of each of these approaches taken separately. Thus, there is an urgent necessity for the definition of an IDP-BIM framework, which could guide the building industry to sustainable results and better productivity. This paper defines such a framework, whose theoretical background lays on studies in social learning (activity theory and situated action theories). These theories suggest that learning and knowledge generation occurs mainly within a social process defined as an activity. This corresponds to the context in which the IDP-BIM framework will be used, its final objective being the transformation of building design practices. The proposed IDP-BIM framework is based on previous research and developments. Thus, firstly, IDP process was well formalized in the Roadmap for the Integrated Design Process‚ (Reed et al.) which is widely used as a guideline for collaborative integrative design by innovating practices in USA and Canada. Secondly, the National Building Information Modeling Standard (NBIMS) of the USA is putting an enormous effort in creating a BIM standard, Succar (2008) recently proposed a conceptual framework for BIM, but BIM ontology is still under development (Gursel et al 2009). Thirdly, an iterative design process bound to gating reviews (inspired from software development processes) was found to be successful in the context of multidisciplinary design studios (reported in our previous papers). The feedback from this study allowed for modifications and adjustments included in the present proposal. The gating process assures the good quality of the project and its compliance to the client's requirements. The challenge of this research is to map the above mentioned approaches, processes and technologies into the design process, thus creating an integrated framework supporting and nurturing sustainable design. The IDP-BIM framework can be represented by a multidimensional matrix linked to a semantic network knowledge database: - the axes of the matrix being the project timeline, the design process actors and building stakeholders (architect, engineers, client, contractor, environmental biologist, etc.), or different aspects of building performance (environmental, functional, social, interior environment quality, cost, etc.); and - the knowledge database providing multiple layers of semantic support in terms of process, domain knowledge, technology and workflow at a given moment of the project and for a given actor or building aspect. The IDP-BIM framework is created as an evolutive digital environment for know-how and will have an established protocol for regular updates. The paper will firstly present the state of the art in IDP and BIM. Secondly, it will expose the methodology used for the definition of the Framework, followed by a description of its structure, contents and digital implementation. Then, some scenarios for the use of the Framework will be shown as validation.
keywords integrated design process, BIM, multidisciplinary design, conceptual framework
series CAAD Futures
email ivanka.iordanova@videotron.ca
full text file.pdf (1,161,880 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
details citation check to select
100%; open Bandura, A. (Ed.). (1997) Find in CUMINCAD Self-Efficacy - the Exercise of Control , W.H. Freeman and Company : New York
100%; open Brannick, M.T., Levine, E.L. & Morgeson, F.P. (Eds.). (2007) Find in CUMINCAD Job and Work Analysis , Sage : Thousand Oaks, CA
100%; open Carlile, P.R. (2002) Find in CUMINCAD A Pragmatic View of Knowledge and Boundaries: Boundary Objects in New Product Development , Organization Science, 13(4), 442-455
100%; open Eastman, C., Teicholz, P., Sachs, R. & Liston, K. (2008) Find in CUMINCAD Bim Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers, and Contractors , Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons
100%; open Elvin (2007) Find in CUMINCAD Integrated Practice in Architecture , Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons
100%; open Forgues, D. & Iordanova, I. (2010) Find in CUMINCAD An Idp-Bim Framework for Reshaping Professional Design Practices , Paper presented at the Construction Research Congress 2010 (CRC 2010), 8-11 mai, Banff,Canada
100%; open Gursel, Sariyildiz, Stouffs, Akin O. (2009) Find in CUMINCAD Contextual Ontology Support as External Knowledge Representation of Building Information Modeling , Paper presented at the Joining Languages, Cultures and Visions : CAADFutures 2009
100%; open Iordanova, I., Forgues, D., Tidafi, T., Jemtrud, M. & Maria-Farah, L. (2010) Find in CUMINCAD Interdisciplinary Team Learning in the Context of Integrated Design Studio , Paper presented at the Construction Research Congress 2010 (CRC 2010), 8-11 mai, Banff, Canada
100%; open Kolarevic, B. (2009) Find in CUMINCAD Towards Integrative Design , International Journal of Architectural Computing, 7(3), 335-344
100%; open Koskinen, K.U. & Mäkinen, S. (2009) Find in CUMINCAD Role of Boundary Objects in Negotiations of Project Contracts , International Journal of Project Management, 27, 31-38
100%; open Krueger, R.A. & Casey, M.A. (Eds.). (2000) Find in CUMINCAD Focus Groups (3rd ed.) , Sage : Thousand Oaks (CA)
100%; open Krygiel, E. & Nies, B. (2008) Find in CUMINCAD Green Bim , Sybex
100%; open Lindsley, D.H., Brass, D.J. & Thomas, J.B. (1995) Find in CUMINCAD Efficacy-Performance Spirals: A Multilevel Perspective , Academy of Management Review, 20(3), 645-678
100%; open Nardi, B.A. (1996) Find in CUMINCAD Studying Context: A Comparison of Activity Theory, Situated Action Models, and Distributed Cognition , Technology MIo (Ed.), Context and Consciousness : Activity Theory and Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 69-102). Boston
100%; open Owen, R., Amor, R., Palmer, M., Dickinson, J., Tatum, C.B., Kazi, A.S., et al. (2010) Find in CUMINCAD Challenges for Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions , Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 6, 232-240
100%; open Reed, B., Boecker, J., Horst, S., Keiter, T., Lau, A., Sheffer, M., et al. (2009) Find in CUMINCAD The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability , Hoboken, N.J : Wiley
100%; open Rogers, E.M. (1995) Find in CUMINCAD Diffusion of Innovations (4 ed.) , New York : The Free Press
100%; open Succar, B. (2008) Find in CUMINCAD Building Information Modelling Framework: A Research and Delivery Foundation for Industry Stakeholders , Automation in Construction
100%; open Tsai, K.-H., Fang, W. & Hsu, T.T. (2011) Find in CUMINCAD Relinking Cross-Functional Collaboration, Knowledge Integration Mechanisms, and Product Innovation Performance: A Moderated Mediation Model , Canadian Journal of Administrative Science
100%; open Vancouver, J.B., Thompson, C.M. & Williams, A.A. (2001) Find in CUMINCAD The Changing Sings in the Relationship among Self-Efficacy, Personal Goals, and Performance , Journal of Applied Psychology, 86(4), 605-620

last changed 2012/02/11 18:21
HOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_161863 from group guest) Works Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002