Building Industrialization and Prefabrication between Materiality and Immateriality

  • Sergio Russo Ermolli 'Federico II' University of Napoli
  • Giuliano Galluccio 'Federico II' University of Napoli
Keywords: BIM, digital fabrication, file to factory, lean production, off-site manufacturing

Abstract

This paper aims to investigate the possibilities offered by the design and production paradigms of Industry 4.0 in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction industry, through the coordination between systems for the integrated management of the design process (Building Information Modeling) and rapid prototyping tools (Computer-Aided Manufacturing). Is hereby proposed an interpretation of the meaning that an industrial transformation of the AEC industry takes over for the Architectural design, simulating a methodology in a BIM environment for the design of residential buildings in Cold-Formed Steel with drywall envelopes, exploiting the potential of digital manufacturing and computational design advanced tools.

Author Biographies

Sergio Russo Ermolli, 'Federico II' University of Napoli

Architect, he is Associate Professor of Architectural Technology at the Department of Architecture; he develops research on the relationship between the project and digital innovation in industrial production processes within the transformation of the building.
E-mail: russermo@unina.it

Giuliano Galluccio, 'Federico II' University of Napoli

Architect and PhD Student in Architecture at the Department of Architecture. He carries out his research on the subject of design and production, in relation to the use of BIM-oriented methodologies and of digital manufacturing technologies applied to off-site construction.
E-mail: giuliano.galluccio@unina.it

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Published
2019-06-30
How to Cite
Russo Ermolli, S. and Galluccio, G. (2019) “Building Industrialization and Prefabrication between Materiality and Immateriality”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 5(online), pp. 93-100. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/5102019.
Section
Architecture | Research & Experimentation
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