Conference Program 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016
Building Simulation (work in progress) Session Chair: Michela Turrin
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM SimAUD 2016 Welcome & Announcements
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Capsule Towers Revisited: Using a Genetic Algorithm for Floor Area and Diffuse Daylight Optimisation
(Ricardo Andrade and Angelos Chronis)
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Application of Surrogate Models for Building Envelope Design Exploration and Optimization
(Ding Yang, Yimin Sun, Rusne Sileryte, Antonio D’Aquilio and Michela Turrin)
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Solar Potential in Extreme Climate Conditions: Comparative Analysis of Two District Case Studies in Norway and Reunion Island
(Aymeric Delmas, Gabriele Lobaccaro, Michael Donn, Marjorie Musy, François Garde)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
Building Simulation I Session Chair: Michael Donn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Urban Scale Simulations of Solar Reflections in the Built Environment: Methodology & Validation
(Ryan Danks, Joel Good)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Stock Modeling and Building Morphology: a case study of Belo Horizonte, Brazil
(Tatiana Alves, Luiz Machado, Roberta Gonçalves de Souza1, Pieter de Wilde)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Environmental Impact of Various Neighborhood Designs
(Caroline Hachem-Vermette)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
Building Simulation II Session Chair: Elif Erdine
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Simulating Natural Ventilation in Large Sports Buildings: Prediction of Temperature and Airflow Patterns in the Early Design Stages
(Antonio D’Aquilio, Rusne Sileryte, Ding Yang, Michela Turrin)
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Air Flow Visualisation Towards the Design of Breathing Skins
(Manuel Muehlbauer, Nancy Y. Cheng, Mehrnoush Latifi Khorasgani, Jesse McCarthy, Jane Burry)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM An Integrated Experimental - Computational Investigation of Connected Spaces as Natural Ventilation Typologies
(Ulrike Passe, Mirka Deza, Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, Shan He, Kyle Vansice, Songzhe Xu)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break
Daylighting Session Chair: Ulrike Passe
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Additive Manufacturing for Daylight_Towards a Customized Shading Device
(Lemonia Karagianni, Michela Turrin, Ulrich Knaack, Truus Hordijk)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Towards a Novel Prediction Model for Visual Interest in Daylit Renderings
(Siobhan Rockcastle, María Lovísa Ámundadóttir, and Marilyne Andersen)
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Parametric Design Review 2.5: A Prototype for Real-Time Experiential Daylighting Evaluation
(Jawad Altabtabai, Nesrine Mansour, Wei Yan)
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Coffee Break
Panel Discussion Session Chair: Robert Aish
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Simulation in Education
(Michela Turrin, Michael Donn, Elif Erdine, Sean Hanna)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SimAUD Reception & Poster Session
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Keynote Session Session Chair: Sean Hanna
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM SimAUD 2016 Keynote
(Alan Penn)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
Agent Based Modelling Session Chair: Gabriel Wurzer
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM A Multi-Agent System for Design: Geometric Complexity in support of Building Performance
(Evangelos Pantazis, David Gerber, Alan Wang)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Crowd Modeling in the Sun Life Building
(Michael Van Schyndel, Omar Hesham, Gabriel Wainer, Brandon Malleck)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM A Computational Framework to Simulate Human Spatial Behavior in Built Environments
(Davide Schaumann, Michal Gath Morad, Einat Zinger, Nirit Putievsky Pilosof, Hadas Sopher, Michal Brodeschi, Kartikeya Date, Yehuda E. Kalay)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
Urban Networks & Analysis Session Chair: Rusne Sileryte
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Straightness of Rectilinear vs Radio-Concentric Networks: Modeling, Simulation, Comparison
(Didier Josselin, Vincent Labatut, Dieter Mitsche)
1:30 AM - 2:00 AM Spectral Modelling for Spatial Network Analysis
(Pirouz Nourian, Samaneh Rezvani, Sevil Sariyildiz, Frank van der Hoeven)
2:00 AM - 2:30 PM Urban Body Network Configurations Through Attributes of Network Elements
(Eirini Androutsopoulou)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break
Data Driven Design Session Chair: Gabriel Wainer
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Form-based Code (FBC) Modelling for Urban Design of High-dense Cities
(Yingyi Zhang and Marc Aurel Schnabel)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM A Method for Data-Driven Insights on the Nexus of Green Infrastructure, Water System, and the Urban Environment
(Yannis Orfanos, Sang Cho, Spiro Pollalis)
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM An Approach towards Developing Methods to Analyze and Visualize Energy Flow of HVAC System
(Aly Abdelalim, Zixiao Shi, William O'Brien)
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Coffee Break
Urban Data Session Chair: Marc Aurel Schnabel
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Self-Reported Positioning within Spatial Configurations: Combining Social Media Data and Space Syntax Analysis for Urban Mobility Research
(Ricardo Andrade, Angelos Chronis)
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM ARch4maps: A Mobile Augmented Reality Tool to Enrich Paper Maps
(Filipe Gaspar, Steven Gomes, Ricardo Resende, Sara Eloy, Miguel Sales Dias, Mariana Lopes, Nuno Faria)
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM A Combining Approach of Visibility Analysis to Participate in the Urban Design
(Ziyu Tong, Chao Cheng, Bingqing Kuai)
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM SimAUD Dinner
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Design Decision Support (work in progress) Session Chair: Yannis Orfanos
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Automated Prediction of Preference Level by Artificial Neural Network for Simple Geometry
(Josef Musil, Samuel Wilkinson)
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Stakeholder Decision Making in Passivhaus Design
(Elaine Robinson and Christina J. Hopfe, Jonathan A. Wright)
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Objective Driven Design Tool in Support of Early Phase Architectural Design
(Bruno Lee, Tze Chun Lam, Hua Ge and Michael Jemtrud)
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Potentials of Context Reference Networks in a Collaborative Urban Design Platform
(Jie-Eun Hwang)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
Design Computation & Methods I Session Chair: Rhys Goldstein
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Rethinking Conceptual Design: Computational Methods for the Simultaneous Integration of Tower Subsystems
(Elif Erdine)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Supporting Exploration of Design Alternatives using Multivariate Analysis Algorithms
(Rusne Sileryte, Antonio D’Aquilio, Danilo Di Stefano, Ding Yang and Michela Turrin)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Multivariate Interactive Visualization of Data in Generative Design
(Andre Chaszar, Peter von Buelow, Michela Turrin)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
Design Computation & Methods II Session Chair: Kristof Crolla
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Folded Wooden Responsive Houses in Hot Arid Climate.
(Alessandro Mattoccia, Marco Giorgio Bevilacqua, Francesco Leccese, Michele Rocca and Rodrigo Rubio)
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM A Sound Working Environment: Optimizing the Acoustic Properties of Open Plan Workspaces Using Parametric Models
(Nick Vlaun, Arend van Waart, Martin Tenpierik and Michela Turrin)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Towards Rating of Generated Typologies by Means of Adjacency Comparisons
(Gabriel Wurzer and Wolfgang E. Lorenz)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break
Fabrication and Form Finding Session Chair: Sean Hanna
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Indeterminacy in Designing Large-Scale Bending-Active Bamboo Gridshells – A Hong Kong Case Study
(Kristof Crolla, Tsz Man Vincent Ip)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Form-Finding Methods of FaBrick and its Application to Morphogenetic Design
(I-Ting Tsai, Somdatta Majumdar, Xixi Zheng and Yiru Yun)
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Modelling Natural Formations: Design and Fabrication of Complex Concrete Structures
(Elif Erdine, Alexandros Kallegias)
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM SimAUD Closing Remarks & SimAUD 2017 Announcements