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BIM In Practice Programme
Delivered by CSIC and partners, this included free awareness and implementation events, workshops and training on BIM.
Scotland’s first off-site manufactured gold standard housing development
The project sought to pilot offsite volumetric construction for affordable homes delivered to Gold standards.
Virtual Showroom prototype for Offsite Manufactured Production
This project aims to enable construction firms to create virtual homes directly from their BIM models.
CSIC Post Graduate MSc Programme 2016/17
The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre postgraduate programme 2016/2017 focused on preparing graduates for a career in the construction industry of tomorrow.
Scotland v Denmark: Healthy Buildings compared
This student's project involved measuring and comparing formaldehyde levels in modular timber buildings in Scotland and Denmark to exploring whether Scotland’s built environment can learn and benefit from Denmark’s approach.
Understanding the structural potential for offsite systems
This student's project aims to evaluate the structural potential of lightweight steel frames with a view to improving efficiencies for their use in volumetric construction modules in both domestic and commercial environments.
How Scottish/ UK mechanically engineered timber can deliver a more sustainable built environment
This student's project aims to prove how advanced timber engineering techniques can be used to develop domestically-produced timber products.
The use of lightweight aggregate in concrete structures to reduce costs and environmental impact
Georgia’s research considers the use of lightweight aggregate in concrete design to extend the lifespan of concrete structures.
Analysing future flood risk for Menstrie Village in Clackmannanshire
This project involves monitoring large woody debris and sediment runoff as part of an overall aim to analyse the potential flood risk to residents of Menstrie village, Clackmannanshire.
The legislative and technological aspects of BIM implementation
This research considers both technical and legislative aspects of BIM implementation.
Nail-Laminated Timber as a viable construction material for large commercial buildings
Astrid is researching the structural, thermic, acoustic and aesthetic applications of Nail- Laminated Timber – NLT - for the design of large buildings.