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Construction Technology, Ghent and Aalst Technology Campuses

Technology Cluster

Lifecycle:1 Jan 2013 →  31 Jul 2020
Organisation profile:

Sustainable Buildings

  • Energy performance and indoor climate - Interaction building and HVAC systems

  • Timber construction and use of organic fibres

  • Social and ecological sustainability of buildings and communities

  • Life cycle analysis

  • Building Information Modelling

  • Commissioning, building management and monitoring


Structural Mechanics & Building Materials

  • Durability-based design of concrete mixtures

  • Combined degradation mechanisms in (cracked) concrete

  • Sustainable concrete


  • Data acquisition techniques
  • Laser scanning, Photogrammetry
  • Geo-data management
  • Integration of multi-scale data
  • Survey to BIM
  • Large scale topographic inventory
  • Intelligent data models
Keywords:buiding, building materials, structural mechanics, sustainable buildings
Disciplines:Urban and regional design, development and planning, Building engineering, Architectural engineering, Construction engineering, Structural engineering, Geomatic engineering