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Automatic code compliance with multi-dimensional data fitting in a BIM context

Journal Article
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...

Timber Connections

Presentation / Conference
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.

Multi-dimensional data fitting for the structural design of a simple timber connection

Conference Proceeding
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...

A BIM platform for offsite timber construction.

Conference Proceeding
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,...

The Case for Mass Customisation of Structural Timber Design

Conference Proceeding
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 credentials ...
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Digitisation of Home Grown Timber Products

2020 - 2021
The aim of this project is to determine the potential for the symbiosis of renewable resource (forestry, woody bio-mass and naturally replenishable) and the high value manufacture of a resilient and s...
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £30,000

Home Grown Demonstrator

2020 - 2021
This project is to act as forerunner to the larger Edinburgh Home Demonstrator project to identify areas of innovation and supply chain integration aligned with the economic strategy for Scotland’s f...
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £26,000

CSIC - SNRG Phase 1

2020 - 2021
SNRG is a human centred PropTech company that believes affordability, sustainability and community are key to building a better quality of life. The objective of SNRG is to design, build and operate ...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £49,753

Wood Products Innovation Fund - Outreach

2019 - 2020
To undertake outreach activities to promote the finding of WPIF on behalf of Scottish Forestry.
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £9,999

Innovative Leaf Sprung Diaphragm Building System

2019 - 2019
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,984

Harmonisation of Timber Frame to Eurocode 5

2018 - 2019
To undertake a structural analysis of a series of timber frame buildings to determine the implication of harmonising to Eurocode 5.
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £10,000

Interface Hyve Volumetric Pod - DfMA

2018 - 2018
Provide DfMA considerations and timber connections research in collaboration with Hyve Architects in the context of sustainable affordable housing solutions.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,914

Wood Products Innovation Fund

2018 - 2019
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: 1. Digitis...
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £60,000

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