Developing a Framework of a Multi-objective and Multi-criteria Based Approach for Integration of LCA-LCC and Dynamic Analysis in Industrialized Multi-storey Timber Construction

  • Hamid Movaffaghi
  • Ibrahim YitmenEmail author
Conference paper


To improve organizational decision-making process in construction industry, a framework of a multi-objective and multi-criteria based approach has been developed to integrate results from Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA), Life-Cycle Cost Analysis (LCC) and dynamic analysis for multi-storey industrialized timber structure. Two Building Information Modelling (BIM)-based 3D structural models based on different horizontal stabilization and floor systems will be analyzed to reduce both climate impact, material and production costs and enhance structural dynamic response of the floor system. Moreover, sensitivity of the optimal design will also be analyzed to validate the design. The multi-objective and multi-criteria based LCA-LCC framework analyzing the environmental, economic, and dynamic performances will support decision making for different design in the early phases of a project, where various alternatives can be created and evaluated. The proposed integrated model may become a promising tool for the building designers and decision makers in industrialized timber construction.


LCA LCC Dynamic response Multi-criteria Multi-objective BIM Decision making Industrialized timber construction 



This study is part of the research project “Delutlysning Livscykelperspektivet samhällsbyggande: digitaliserat beslutsstöd för klimatförbättringar” carried out by Jönköping University Construction Engineering Research Group. The authors would like to thank Smart Built Environment for their financial support of the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jönköping UniversityJönköpingSweden

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