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

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 319-326

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-50345-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-50346-2
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