Associate Lecturer and Research Student
Livingstone, A. (2016, September). Timber Connections. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Enfgineering, Stirling, Scotland
Timber Connections Design theory to Eurocode 5, including a demonstration of how to undertake value engineering.
Patlakas, P., Livingstone, A., Hairstans, R., & Neighbour, G. (2018). Automatic code compliance with multi-dimensional data fitting in a BIM context. Advanced engineering informatics, 38, (216-231). ISSN 1474-0346
BIM-based tools can contribute to addressing some of the challenges faced by structural engineering practitioners. A BIM-based framework for the development of components that...
Livingstone, A., Patlakas, P., Milne, M., Smith, S., & Hairstans, R. (2016). Multi-dimensional data fitting for the structural design of a simple timber connection. In M. Pöll, A. Fadai, W. Winter, & J. Eberhardsteiner (Eds.), WCTE 2016 e-book : containing all full papers submitted to the World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2016), (2037-2044)
This paper presents a novel method of automating the structural design of timber connections and ensuring code compliance within a Building Information Modelling (BIM) context...
Forestry Commission Scotland
To undertake outreach activities to promote the finding of WPIF on behalf of Scottish Forestry.
Scottish Funding Council
Our aim with aaltspace is to produce an enhanced innovative, lightweight timber framed building system that is visually distinct and beautiful to look at, flexible in use, environmentally considerate...
To undertake a structural analysis of a series of timber frame buildings to determine the implication of harmonising to Eurocode 5.
Patlakas, P., Livingstone, A., & Hairstans, R. (2015). A BIM platform for offsite timber construction
This paper discusses the potential of a BIM platform for offsite timber construction within the context of the UK construction industry. It examines the benefits, limitations,...
Livingstone, A., Menendez, J., Leitch, K., & Hairstans, R. (2015). The Case for Mass Customisation of Structural Timber Design. doi:10.1061/9780784479117.243
This paper reports on the potential of timber for structural applications in the
international construction market, particularly in the light of its environmental
Provide DfMA considerations and timber connections research in collaboration with Hyve Architects in the context of sustainable affordable housing solutions.
The purpose of this proposed research is to deliver timber product and process innovation whilst developing human capital. 4 thematic areas of research have been identified for exploration:
Stirling Court Hotel – University of Stirling
19 September 2016