This document from Asbjorn Levring and Daniel Nielsen outlines a repeatable software workflow for sustainable building design. It covers design themes like thermal and visual comfort, a host of software tools, and guidance for analysis through the design process.
Project Gallery Examples
A Russian student followed a rigorous and iterative process to design and analyze a mixed use conceptual building in Kazakhstan, winning the sustainable design prize in Autodesk’s 2013 global BIM competition.
A team of Italian students used analysis in Autodesk Vasari and Ecotect to determine a site placement and building layout for their nursery school design that took advantage solar insolation and protected the site from harsh winter winds.
A student activity using RMI's 10xE principals and Autodesk BIM solutions.