Conference Agenda

Session Overview
Location: Imperial 2
Date: Thursday, 11/Jul/2019
VAR 1: Virtual and Augmented Reality 1
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Dragana Nikolic
11:00am - 11:20am

Using augmented reality and mixed reality to interpret design choices of high-performance buildings

Shenghuan Zhao1, Leo Zhang2, Enrico DeAngelis1

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: Trimble China, China

11:20am - 11:40am

A framework of procedural considerations for implementing virtual reality in design review

Silvia Mastrolembo Ventura1,2, Fadi Castronovo3, Dragana Nikolić4, Angelo Luigi Camillo Ciribini2

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: University of Brescia, Italy; 3: California State University East Bay, United States of America; 4: University of Reading, United Kingdom

11:40am - 12:00pm

Virtual reality use for evaluation and improvement of building emergency signage

Simon Christian Swanström Wyke, Kasper Meyer Andersen, Mads Hardahl, Magnus Mejlholm Harlyk, Erik Risbøl Vils, Kjeld Svidt

Aalborg University, Denmark

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Evaluation of virtual safety training tool application with construction workers

Zaki Marwa, Semra Comu Yapıcı

Bogazici University, Turkey

12:20pm - 12:40pm

BIM-based augmented reality tool for the monitoring of construction performance and progress

Julia Ratajczak1,2, Carmen Marcher3, Christoph Paul Schimanski3, Alice Schweikopfler3, Michael Riedl3, Dominik T. Matt1,3

1: Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano, Italy; 2: Budimex S.A., Innovation Department, Warsaw, Poland; 3: Fraunhofer Italia Research, Bolzano, Italy

LBA 1: Late Breaking Abstracts 1
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Yiannis Xenidis
2:00pm - 2:10pm

Using Virtual Reality to model wayfinding behaviour

Ian James Ewart

University of Reading, United Kingdom

2:10pm - 2:20pm

The Logic of Knowledge

Nick Nisbet

AEC3 UK Ltd, United Kingdom

2:20pm - 2:30pm

Geometric optimization of mechanical electrical and plumbing (MEP) information models

Zhen-Zhong Hu1, Shuang Yuan1, Mohamad Kassem2

1: Tsinghua Universit, China; 2: Northumbria University Newcastle, United Kingdom

2:30pm - 2:40pm

Operation and maintenance of built assets: A pathway towards individualised training experiences

James Wakefield, Mohamad Kassem

Northumbria University Newcastle, United Kingdom

2:40pm - 2:50pm

Towards automated quality assessment of construction elements

Alex Braun1, Frédéric Bosché2, André Borrmann1

1: Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Standards: Modelling and Standards Committee
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Rafael Sacks


  1. Introduction of the M&S committee
    1. Goals
    2. Procedures
    3. Officers
  2. Development and collection of templates for European annexes for ISO 19650 BIM standard
    1. Need
    2. Opportunities
    3. Risks
  3. Presentation of COST proposal: coMputing In coNstruction moDelling, data Sensing & EducaTion (MINDSET) (Prof. Symeon Christodoulou)
    1. COST Framework
    2. Participants
    3. Subjects

EDU: Education Committee
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Vishal Singh
Chair: Angelo-Luigi Camillo Ciribini
The Education committee is a permanent committee of the EC3 and reports to the Board. This committee has the responsibility for promoting the research and innovation agenda of EC3 on all matters relevant to education. In addition to the scope of all technical committees, this committee shall:
  • Review current educational programs related to computing in the construction industry across Europe
  • Evaluate current educational programs for usefulness
  • Recommend education activities and initiatives for Board consideration
  • Explore and develop new educational programs and products in response to membership needs and/or Board requests

Date: Friday, 12/Jul/2019
EC3 Board 1: EC3 Board Meeting 1
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Ioannis Brilakis
EC3 Board 2: EC3 Board Meeting 2
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Ioannis Brilakis
TI3 1: Thesis in 3_1
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Pieter Pauwels

Review Panel

- Raphael Sacks

- Andre Borrmann

- Symeon E. Christodoulou

2:00pm - 2:08pm

Roadway pavement condition assessment utilising computer vision, machine learning and entropy

Georgios Hadjidemetriou

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2:08pm - 2:16pm

Supporting feature-based parametric modeling by graph rewriting

Simon Vilgertshofer

Technical University of Munich, Germany

2:16pm - 2:24pm

Opportunities for District PVT Heating and Storage

Anneka Kang

University College London, United Kingdom

2:24pm - 2:32pm

Fusing semantic and geometric data for automated BIM-based construction progress monitoring

Alex Braun

Technical University of Munich, Germany

2:32pm - 2:40pm

Freeway Work Zone Traffic State Estimation with Fault Diagnosis

Shuming Du

McMaster University, Canada

2:40pm - 2:48pm

Crypto-Economic Incentive Design in the Construction Industry

Jens Juri Hunhevicz

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2:48pm - 2:56pm

BIM LOD for facility management tasks

Seyed Hamidreza Alavi, Nuria Forcada

Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

2:56pm - 3:04pm

Codifying construction process information to support future automation

Ranjith K Soman

Imperial College London, United Kingdom

3:04pm - 3:12pm

Automated Generation of work breakdown structure and project network model for earthworks project planning

Loma Yasser Elmossallamy, Ayman H. Nassar

German university in cairo, Egypt

3:12pm - 3:20pm

BIM-Based Requirements Specification to Enable Efficient Environmental and Energy Operation of Buildings

Sergio Vinicius Pinheiro, Paul Kenny, James O'Donnell

University College Dublin, Ireland

3:20pm - 3:28pm

Minimized computer-readable communication protocol for adaptive detailing of BIM models

Ata Zahedi

Technische Universität München, Germany

3:28pm - 3:36pm

Exchange requirements model for building thermal comfort simulation

Fawaz Alshehri

University College Dublin, Ireland