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Computer Aided Design (CAD) is the reality of today’s architecture. Building Information Modelling (BIM) technique is a great opportunity for communication and data management in virtual space. BIM cloud-based collaboration provides up-to-date information, where project data is at the centre of the process and delivered to the point of the work, makes building workflows more efficient and effective, especially combined with the representational, analytic, and reality capture capabilities. The powerful computer hardware and software can store, transmit and evaluate huge amount of information, but this virtual universe sometimes seems to be too much and too complicated for architects, engineers and contractors (AEC) as single individuals.

Widespread awareness of climate change, pollution, depletion of natural resources and huge amount of technical opportunities on global market have triggered professional demands for architects, in sustainable design. Adaptation is a crucial factor in sustainable architecture. Adequacy of decisions depends on the data applied. Systematization of all relevant information, aspects and tools from the very first design step is a crucial part of contemporary architecture.

Building design and construction use significant quantities of natural resources and materials and the products we select affect the quality of the spaces we inhabit. Careful consideration of environment and construction parameters from the earliest stage of the design process can have an enormous impact on reducing subsequent operating costs, protecting the nature and our health.

Sustainability in architectural design can be more effective based on a newly developing BIM managed integrated multilevel complex approach and database. It should consist of construction and material parameters, requirements and their qualification fitted to the design steps and systemized according to the performance based evaluation and building anatomy.


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