Towards an epistemology of BIM / Building Information Modeling

Februar 6, 2016

Thesis presentation for the 1st Phd-Colloquium of Prof. Jörg Gleiter’s and Prof. Marco Biraghi’s Berlin-Milano based architectural research group History and Political Critique of Architecture.

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The focus of the thesis lies on the epistemological description of BIM-based design processes. I am interested in how the proliferation of BIM-technologies changes architecture on the conceptual and formal level. In order to investigate the subject, I have broken down the thesis into 3 compartments: (1) the historical formation of BIM-technology, (2) BIM as a from of knowledge and it’s cultural embeddedness, and (3) BIM as simulational knowledge based on diagrammatic symbolic representation. […]