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2022/05/19: Visiting PhD with Philipp Hagedorn

Our research assistant and PhD student Philipp Hagedorn is currently in Eindhoven for a research stay from April to July. At Eindhoven University of Technology he is working in the Research Group "Information Systems in the Build Environment (ISBE)".

2022/04/28: Data acquisition: Bridges in Muenster

With the help of a laser scanner, we recently measured some bridges in Münster. During the exchange of experiences on site, representatives of the city of Münster and partners from the RekoTi project were present at times. The technical survey was carried out by Paul Hanswillemenke and Philippe Piras. Both are student employees at the IIB. They talk about their experiences in the interview.

2022/04/28: Video and report on the first BIM-based building permit

With the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Germany, more and more construction projects are being planned and executed with the help of three-dimensional, digital building models. This also includes the use of digital processes for handling administrative procedures under building planning and building regulations law. The potential of a BIM-based building permit was recognised at an early stage by the City of Dortmund, the NRW state government and by |DA| Drahtler Architekten and the company Louis Opländer Heizungs- und Klimatechnik GmbH and transferred to the joint research project on the BIM-based building application. The report on the first BIM-based building permit in NRW and the video on the BIM-based building application have now been published.

2022/04/04: Welcome to the team Jonas Maibaum

Jonas Maibaum has been a new research assistant at our department since 15 March. In this interview, he tells us what he has been working on so far, what his research focus is and what excites him.

2022/03/31: Farewell to Karlheinz Lehner

Today, our highly esteemed colleague Karlheinz Lehner is leaving us for his well-deserved retirement after 34 years.

2022/03/29: Checked with AI - new ways of capturing buildings

At the BIM-Wintermeeting of the Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Planen und Bauen, Angelina Aziz conveyed the possibilities that artificial intelligence offers for as-built recording.

2022/03/07: What does Sonja Pohlmann do?

We have had Sonja Pohlmann on our team since March 2021 as an employee for knowledge and technology transfer. After completing her master‘s degree in English and German philology with a focus on communication and cultural studies, she worked for the University of Duisburg Essen in coordinating language courses and for the student association German Academic Field Service on a project for quality assurance at universities in West Africa. Today she actively supports us in various projects. In the interview, she gives an insight into herself and her work.

2022/02/15: Visit of the RUB Makerspace

Recently, some from our department visited the RUB Makerspace and got a guided tour. The Makerspace has its rooms in the O-Werk, the old main headquarters of Opel, in Bochum and is in the final preparations of construction.

2022/02/07: What does Dennis Pawlowski do?

Since March 2020, Dennis Pawlowski has been working as a research assistant at our chair, where he has also previously worked as a student assistant.

2022/01/26: RUBy's first field operation: stocktaking in Berlin

On 12.01 some employees together with RUBy went to Berlin. The destination was the former headquarters of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, as the building is currently being renovated under the supervision of BIMA (Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben). This offers the perfect opportunity to capture the condition of a building under renovation.

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