A Catia Experiment-Rennovation strategy for high-rise in New York

C-BIP Studio has long been the tradition of GSAPP. It is funded to promote the application of BIM within the architecture industry. The course use CATIA, a powerful BIM Software that is used to design Boeing Airplane and space shuttle. It is used in our case to explore the potential of  creating a smart BIM system that the designer is able to monitor the cost, material, and environmental consequences  of their design since the concept design phase.

In our proposals, we are attempting to create a design platform based on CATIA for the renovation of high rise buildings in downtown Manhattan constructed in the 50s and 60s. They are facing the challenge including out-dated office space, less environmentally efficient due to the old glazing system, causing negative rent-ability in the core of city.

CATIA use the open Modelica Language which is commonly used in multiple engineering disciplines to simulate behavior of complex system

140428_studio_6x1232140428_studio_6x1233140428_studio_6x1234140428_studio_6x1237140428_studio_6x1235140428_studio_6x1236140428_studio_6x1238

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.