Pioneering the Future of Built Environment Monitoring with MULTICLIMACT

19. Juni 2024 | News


MULTICLIMACT presented advancements in Building Information Modelling, sensors, and digital technologies for enhancing built environment resilience at IEEE MetroLivEnv 2024 in Greece. Zamora has won the Best Conference Paper Award.

CRETE, Greece. 14 June 2024 – As part of the IEEE MetroLivEnv 2024 conference, held on June 12-14 in Chania, Crete, Greece, the MULTICLIMACT project hosted an insightful special session focusing on the convergence of Building Information Modelling (BIM), sensors, and digital technologies. Special Session titled “Building Information Modelling, Sensors, and Digital Technologies: Towards the Development of Multidomain Platforms to Monitor the Built Environment,” showcased cutting-edge research aimed at enhancing the resilience and performance of built environments.

Chaired by Prof. Gloria Cosoli, Prof. Marco Arnesano, and Prof. Gian Marco Revel, the session highlighted the latest advancements in monitoring solutions designed to improve the built environment’s response to natural hazards. The discussion centered on sensors, measurement procedures, and digital technologies that enrich BIM data, ultimately aiming to enhance building monitoring capabilities and overall performance.

Key Presentations:

The session featured five notable papers, three of which were directly related to the MULTICLIMACT project:

Advancing Resilience of the Built Environment by Digital and Measurement Technologies

  • Presenter: Prof. Gian Marco Revel, Università Politecnica delle Marche
  • Summary: Prof. Revel discussed the integration of digital and measurement technologies to bolster the resilience of the built environment. His presentation underscored the importance of these technologies in enhancing building performance and adaptability to environmental challenges.

Modular Real-Time Monitoring System Architecture for Materials and Technologies to Improve Urban Heat-Island Effect and Water Runoff in HE MULTICLIMACT

  • Presenter: Eng. Diego Zamora Sánchez, TECNALIA
  • Summary: Eng. Zamora introduced a modular real-time monitoring system architecture designed to mitigate the urban heat-island effect and manage water runoff. His talk highlighted the system’s potential to significantly improve urban resilience and sustainability. Zamora has won the Best Conference Paper Award with his presentation. The paper was co-authored by Diego Zamora Sánchez and Alberto Armijo of TECNALIA and in collaboration with researchers from COMSA and NATURALEA.

Measuring the Occupants’ Well-Being in the Built Environment: Towards the Integration of Physiological and Environmental Parameters in a Multidomain BIM-Based Platform

  • Presenter: Prof. Gloria Cosoli, Università Telematica eCampus & Università Politecnica delle Marche
  • Summary: Prof. Cosoli’s presentation focused on the integration of physiological and environmental parameters into a multidomain BIM-based platform. She emphasized the significance of monitoring occupants’ well-being to enhance overall building performance and occupant comfort.

These presentations provided valuable insights into the ongoing research and development within the MULTICLIMACT project, highlighting the project’s commitment to advancing built environment monitoring through innovative technologies.

Stay tuned to MULTICLIMACT for more updates on our efforts to create resilient, sustainable, and high-performing built environments through cutting-edge technology and research.

Author: Prof. Gloria Cosoli, UNIVPM