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Integration of building simulation into the design process of an architectural practice

Morbitzer, C. and Strachan, P.A. and Spires, Brian and Cafferty, David and Webster, Jim (2001) Integration of building simulation into the design process of an architectural practice. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference. International Building Performance Simulation Association. ISBN 85-901939-3-4

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Abstract

A key barrier to the acceptance of simulation within building design has been identified as the fact that it is not fully integrated into the design process. The project described in this paper attempts to address this barrier by embedding modelling as a standard component of design practice procedures within an architectural practice.