The following reports are from a number of LBD related workshops and events which have been held over the past year and with are now accessible.
The first report covers the BIM Semantic Web/Linked Data Workshop, part of the which was part the buildingSMART International summit which took place from Monday 23rd March to Wednesday 25th March, 2015, at the Building Research Establishment (BRE), Watford, London. The workshop was organized by the following members of the LDAC group and the SWIMing project: Thomas Liebich, Matthias Weise, Pieter Pauwels, Jakob Beetz, María Poveda and Kris McGlinn. It consisted of three sessions: a general introduction session, a requirements and use case descriptions session and finally a summary and formation of working group session.
The second report covers part of the LDAC 3rd International Workshop on Linked Data in Architecture and Construction held in Eindhoven, held on the 16th of July 2015. The LDAC workshop topic was “The use the Web of Data technologies for building information management in diverse practical use cases”. The report focuses specifically on a parallel event held by the SWIMing project around the development of use cases for linked data in energy efficient buildings and also a Hands-on tutorial sessions for participants around converting building data resources to linked data.
The third report summarizes the main aspects of the SWIMing workshop, held on Thursday 17th September, 2015, at the University Campus of Savona, Italy and aligned with Sustainable Places. It also details activities at two related VoCamp workshops; the first on the 14-15th of September, hosted by Ready4SmartCitites and held in Genoa, Italy and the second on the 15–17th of December, hosted by the SEAS project in Paris, France. Finally, a short report is provided regarding the BuildingSMART Conference held on the 12-15 October 2015 in Singapore. The next sections describe each of these workshops.