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Building Information Modelling, Building Performance, Design and Smart Construction

  • Mohammad Dastbaz
  • Chris Gorse
  • Alice Moncaster

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Concepts in Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Patricia A. Aloise-Young, Peter M. Young
      Pages 3-9
  3. Building Information Modelling

  4. Building Performance and Design

  5. Smart Construction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221

About this book


This book charts the path toward high performance sustainable buildings and the smart dwellings of the future. The volume clearly explains the principles and practices of high performance design, the uses of building information modelling (BIM), and the materials and methods of smart construction. Power Systems, Architecture, Material Science, Civil Engineering and Information Systems are all given consideration, as interdisciplinary endeavours are at the heart of this green building revolution.


green building sustainable building materials sustainable cities sustainable development built environment smart buildings building information modeling green design and construction energy efficient building high performance building design

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Dastbaz
    • 1
  • Chris Gorse
    • 2
  • Alice Moncaster
    • 3
  1. 1.Deputy Vice ChancellorUniversity of SuffolkSuffolkUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Leeds Sustainability InstituteLeeds Beckett UniversityLeedsUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Fellow, Newnham CollegeUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUnited Kingdom

About the editors

Prof. Mohammad Dastbaz is the Deputy Vice Chancellor at University of Suffolk. Professor Dastbaz’s research work over recent years has been focused on the use and impact of emerging technologies in society, particularly learning, training and the development of “eGovernment.” Dr. Dastbaz has led EU and UK based funded research projects and has been the Symposium Chair of Multimedia Systems in IEEE’s Information Visualisation (IV) conference since 2002. He has over 50 refereed publications, including numerous journal paper articles, conference papers, book chapters and books on e-learning, eGovernment and the design and development of Multimedia Systems. Professor Dastbaz is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and UK’s Higher Education Academy as well as the professional member of ACM and IEEE’s computer society.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Building Information Modelling, Building Performance, Design and Smart Construction
  • Editors Mohammad Dastbaz
    Chris Gorse
    Alice Moncaster
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-50345-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-84377-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-50346-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXIX, 326
  • Number of Illustrations 7 b/w illustrations, 100 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Energy Efficiency
    Energy Systems
    Sustainable Development
    Structural Materials
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