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2024/06/04: “BIM-based building application” funding decision handed over by Minister Scharrenbach

On 03.06.2024, Minister Ina Scharrenbach handed the funding decision for the “BIM-based building application” research project to Prof. Dr. Markus König.

2024/04/10: BIMKIT closing event

At the BIMKIT closing event on 11 June 2024, the results of the project will be presented and the developed AI services will be introduced to demonstrate the potential of AI in the construction industry.

2024/03/14: InStand Digital räumt ab

Our employees Patrick Herbers and Firdes Celik have now received an award for their outstanding scientific work and practical implementation in the AI app InStand Digital.

2024/02/20: GreenInfraTwins project started

The GreenInfraTwins project is investigating the use of Digital Twins for assessing and communicating the sustainability of infrastructure structures.

2024/01/11: Linked Data in Architecture and Construction (LDAC) 2024

From June 10 to 14 2024 the LDAC Summer School and the international workshop will take place at Ruhr-University Bochum.

2023/11/21: BIMBreitband launched. Project aims to accelerate broadband expansion with digital models

The BIMBreitband innovation project aims to significantly accelerate broadband expansion in Germany through the use of digital models and to improve the supply of high-speed internet. Concepts are being developed for the digital support of approval procedures as well as upstream and downstream approval and coordination processes in the context of broadband expansion using Building Information Modeling (BIM). A particular focus is on the involvement of all stakeholders and the integration of digital three-dimensional as-built and planning models to enable transparent communication and decision-making.

2023/10/02: BIM Conference WEST 2023

Germany's largest hybrid event for Building Information Modeling and digital construction is coming to NRW in 2023. On October 12, the BIM Conference WEST will take place at the ZESS Research Center of the Ruhr University Bochum. This will be hybridly linked with the BIM Capital Congress at the Brandenburg Gate and will focus entirely on "BIM made in NRW".

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2023/09/20: Start of lectures winter semester 2023/2024

Lectures start this semester on the 9th of October 2023 

2023/08/01: 34. Forum Bauinformatik

From September 6 to 8, 2023, the Forum Bauinformatik will take place at the Research Center ZESS of the Ruhr-University Bochum. Over three days, young scientists will present and discuss their research.
The Forum Bauinformatik has been held annually since 1989 and covers all areas of construction informatics.