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Francisco Farías

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Francisco Farías is an architect with 7 years of practice experience in designing projects such as Family Houses, Residential Buildings, Educational Buildings, Banks, Office Buildings, Museums, Parking Facilities, Wineries, and Interior Architecture. He have a special interest in Sustainable Design Methods, Integrated Project Delivery, Building Information Modeling, Integrated Design Studio and Energy simulation.

  • PhD in Architecture, Texas A&M University, 2008-2013
  • Architect Lic.: Universidad de Chile (equiv. Part III)   1999-2000
  • B.S. Universidad de Chile, 1994-1998

  • Francisco Farias. (2015). A Standard Design Process for Sustainable Design. Presented at the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Information Technology (SEIT-15). Conference in London, June 2015.
  • Francisco Farias Stipo. (2015). A Standard Design Process for Sustainable Design. Procedia Computer Science, Volume 52, (pp.746-753).
  • Francisco Farias. (2015). A Standard Design Process for Sustainable Design. International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE), Volume 10, Issue 2. DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.10.02.005
  • Sandeep Kota, F. Farias, M. Clayton, J. Haberl, W. Yan,  J. L. Bermudez, J. B. Kim, W. Jeong (2014) Development of a Reference Building Information Model (BIM) for Thermal Model Compliance Testing (RP-1468) Part-I: Guidelines for Generating Thermal Model Input Files. Paper accepted to be published at ASHRAE Transactions. 
  • Mark J. Clayton, F. Farias, G. Luhan, A. Kiviniemi, T. Kocaturk.  (2013). eCAADe 2013 Computation and Performance. Conference at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, where I was the BIM- sustainability expert of a workshop on September 17th, 2013.   
  • Haliburton, J., Clayton, M., Ozener, O. Farías, F. & Jeong, W. (2010). Parametric Modelling and BIM: Innovative Design Education for Integrated Building Practices. ACADIAregional 2011. Presented at the ACADIA Regional 2011: Parametricism (SPC), ACADIA.
  • Clayton, M. J., Ozener, O., Haliburton, J., & Farías, F. (2010). Illuminating the Design. eCAADe (pp. 493–498). Presented at the 28th eCAADe, Zurich, Switzerland: eCAADe.
  • Clayton, M. J., Ozener, O., Haliburton, J., & Farías, F. (2010). Towards Studio 21: Experiments in Design Education Using BIM. SIGraDI 2010 (pp. 43–46). Presented at the SIGraDi 2010 Proceedings of the 14th Congress of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Beltrán, L., & Farías, F. (2009). Assessment of Daylight Qualities in Sustainable Buildings. ISES 2009. Presented at the ISES Solar World Congress 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa: ISES.

  • Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture
  • Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe
  • Association of California School Administrators

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