Workflow 2010: Designing Industry


Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Scott Marble, instructor, with Julie Jira

Adam Hanau

Great diagram demonstrating collaboration between architects and engineers

Diagram illustrating the Shared IFC (computer program so that everyone is on the same page)

Theme 1- Positioning Architects in an integrated industry

Theme 2- Models of collaboration

Architects & Civil Engineers: Understanding the relationship that is crucial to design, and the role of collaboration in creating a joint industry.

“The two design processes are closely related as architecture design, which defines the geometric information about building elements, provides the input information for structural design”1

“Changes in building design and construction process that make it all the more important for architectengineer relationship to be workable”2

1-    Po-Han Chen, Lu Cui, Caiyun Wan, Qizhen Yang, Seng Kiong Ting, Robert L.K. Tiong, Implementation of IFC-based web server for collaborative building design between architects and structural engineers, Automation in Construction, Volume 14, Issue 1, January 2005, Pages 115-128, ISSN 0926-5805

2-     Management: Making the architect-engineer relationship work.

Sessler, Stephen M.

Architectural Record Feb1987, Vol. 175 Issue 2, p43-43



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