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Rome – China: Summer School on Digital Tools for Urban Planning (GIS & BIM)

The Department of Planning, Design, and Technology at the Faculty of Architecture (DPDTA) of Sapienza University just finished a two-week Summer School Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Building Information Modelling (BIM). The event – which was taught in English – was a pilot project of the IUC project and involved over 30 students from China, who absolved a training course of 40 hours with 6 training credits assigned. The course was organised in cooperation with Tongyi and the Southeast University of China. Students came from Liuzhou, Yantai and Northeastern universities. It also included practitioners from Hong Kong’s Glodon Company.

The training course focused on the opportunities, principles and advantages related to the management of urban planning workflows based on ICT. BIM & GIS integrated methodologies allow practitioners to set digital scenarios for construction. The course included methodological solutions for energy-friendly, age-friendly, and cultural heritage restoration approaches. The event was awarded the Competitive Fund of the IUC project.

Details on the event can be found here.

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