Industrial Building Design is a design process where the successful implementation of each project is based on collaborative decision making of multiple domain specialists - architects, engineers, production system planners and building owners. Traditionally, such multi-collaborator workflows are subject to conflicting stakeholder goals and frequent changes in production processes inevitably resulting in lengthy planning periods. This particular design process needs novel approaches to decision-making support which would combine the ability to communicate design intent with real-time feedback on the impact of design decisions.
BimFlexi project aims to accelerate BIM design processes for industrial buildings by using parametric modelling, multi-parameter optimization and collaborative VR exploration and modification of models at early stages of building planning.


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Iana Podkosova, Julia Reisinger, Hannes KaufmannORCID iD, Iva Kovacic
BIMFlexi-VR: A Virtual Reality Framework for Early-Stage Collaboration in Flexible Industrial Building Design
Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 3:1-13, February 2022.
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Julia Reisinger, Maria Antonia Zahlbruckner, Iva Kovacic, Peter Kán, Xi Wang-Sukalia
Framework proposal for automated generation of production layout scenarios: A parametric design technique to connect production planning and structural industrial building design
In EG-ICE 2021 Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering, pages 22-33. 2021.
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