BDE Podcast – BIM and Passivhaus 1

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  • 4 years ago

BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BIM and Passivhaus 1

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We can go back 22 years to find the birth of Passivhaus, and depending upon which expert you speak to, a good many more to discover the grass roots that has blossomed into today’s pursuit of the holy grail of ‘BIM’. So what happens when you combine the two? Is there some serious conflict between the germanic precision of one, and the the other just trying to find it’s feet in ernest on the modern digital stage?

When we spoke with Keith Snook, in our last podcast, to find out more about the confluence of Passivhaus and Building Information Modelling, he pointed us towards an architect, Elrond Burrell, who has been championing BIM and ‘Green’ design for some years before it emerged as main stream. He talks of BIM as a provider of a clean and tidy drawing office, which dovetails neatly with the prerequisite efficiency that is Passivhaus.

But that’s not all ………..

This podcast is approximately 25 minutes long

intro / outro music by AlexanderWilson