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Publication list for members of
E259 - Institute of Architectural Sciences
E259 (Persons without Research Area Affiliation)
E259-3 Abteilung Bauphysik und Bauökologie
as authors or essentially involved persons

36 records (1996 - 2014)

The complete list of publications of the Faculty of Architecture and Regional Planning is available from the publication database beginning with the publication year 2002. The database may but need not necessarily contain publications dated earlier than 2002.


Publications in Scientific Journals


  1. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter, S. Häusler, S. Kernstock:
    "Eine Untersuchung der Akquisition und Verarbeitung von Bauproduktinformation";
    Österreichische Ingenieur- und Architekten-Zeitschrift (ÖIAZ), 149 (2004), 2-3; 68 - 73.

  2. A. Redlein, A. Mahdavi, S. Feurer, G. Suter:
    "Die Anwendungen von Performance-Simulationswerkzeugen bei Österreichischen Architekten";
    Österreichische Ingenieur- und Architekten-Zeitschrift (ÖIAZ), 149.Jg (2004), Heft 2-3/2004; 74 - 79.

  3. G. Suter, A. Mahdavi:
    "Elements of a representation framework for performance-based design";
    Building and Environment, 39 (2004), 969 - 988.

  4. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter:
    "On the implications of Design Process Views for the Development of Computational Design Support Tools";
    Automation in Construction, 7 (1998), 189 - 204.

  5. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter:
    "On Implementing a Computational Facade Design Support Tool";
    Environment and Planning, 24 (1997), 493 - 508.


Contributions to Proceedings


  1. G. Suter:
    "A query processing framework for deriving multiple views of facilities in the operation phase";
    in: "ECPPM 2006 - ework and ebusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction", M. Martinez, R. Scherer (ed.); Taylor & Francis, London, 2006, ISBN: 0-415-41622-1, 405 - 412.

  2. A. Mahdavi, J. Bachinger, G. Suter:
    "Toward a unified information space for the specification of building performance simulation results";
    in: "Building Simulation 2005, Ninth International IBPSA Conference, August 15-18, Montreal, Canada", I. Beausoleil-Morrison, M. Bernier (ed.); International Conference: IBPSA, 2005, 671 - 676.

  3. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter:
    "Energieeffizienz und Nutzerverhalten in Bürogebäuden";
    in: "Energiesysteme der Zukunft: Herausforderungen und Lösungspfade", IEWT 2005 - Energiesysteme der Zukunft: Herausforderungen und Lösungspfade, Wien, 2005, (invited).

  4. G. Suter, K. A. Brunner, A. Mahdavi:
    "Spatial Reasoning for Building Model Reconstruction Based on Sensed Object Location Information";
    in: "Computer Aided Architectural Design - Futures 2005", B. Martens, A. Brown (ed.); issued by: Martens, B., Brown, A.; Springer Verlag, 2005, 403 - 422.

  5. G. Suter, O. Icoglu, A. Mahdavi, B. Spasojevic:
    "Position uncertainty in space scene reconstruction for simulation-based lighting control";
    in: "Building Simulation 2005, Ninth International IBPSA Conference, August 15-18, Montreal, Canada", I. Beausoleil-Morrison, M. Bernier (ed.); International Conference: IBPSA, 2005, 1191 - 1198.

  6. G. Zimmermann, G. Suter:
    "A multi-floor topology to geometry transformation procedure based on shape functions";
    in: "CIB W78 22nd Conference on Information Technology in Construction", R.J. Scherer, P. Katranuschkov, S. Schapke (ed.); 22nd Conference on Information Technology in Construction, Institute for Construction Informatics, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, 2005, 393 - 400.

  7. G. Suter, A. Mahdavi, R. Ries:
    "Outline of a system for sensor-driven, high-resolution building models";
    in: "Information Technology in Construction", issued by: The 20th CIB W78 Conference on Information Technology in Construction; Eigenverlag, 2003, 1 - 9.

  8. A. Mahdavi, M. E. Ilal, P. Mathew, R. Ries, G. Suter:
    "Aspects of S2";
    in: "Proceedings of the CAAD Futures Conference 99", Proceedings of the CAAD Futures Conference 99. Georgia Atlanta, USA, 1999, 185 - 196.

  9. A. Mahdavi, M. E. Ilal, P. Mathew, R. Ries, G. Suter, R. Brahme:
    "The architecture of S2";
    in: "Proceedings of Building Simulation 99", Proceedings of Building Simulation 99, Sixth international IBPSA Conference. Kyoto, Japan, Vol III, 1999, ISBN: 4-931416-03-9, 1219 - 1226.

  10. G. Suter, A. Mahdavi:
    "Performance-inspired building representations for computational design. ";
    in: "Proceedings of Building Simulation 99", Proceedings of Building Simulation 99, Sixth international IBPSA Conference. Kyoto, Japan, Vol III, 1999, ISBN: 4-931416-03-9, 1203 - 1210.

  11. G. Suter, A. Mahdavi, R. Kirshnamurti:
    "A performance-inspired Buildings Representation for Computational Design";
    in: "Proceedings of the CAAD Futures Conference 99", Proceedings of the CAAD Futures Conference 99. Georgia Atlanta, USA, 1999, 117 - 132.

  12. G. Suter, A. Mahdavi:
    "Generation and Communication of Design Information: A Building Performance Simulation Perspective.";
    in: "Proceedings of the 4th Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning Conference", Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning Conference, Maastricht, 1998.


Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry)


  1. P. Ferschin, M. Di Angelo, G. Suter:
    "Exploring the potential of game engines for real-time light simulation";
    Talk: BAUSIM 2010, Vienna; 2010-09-22 - 2010-09-24; in: "BAUSIM 2010", A. Mahdavi, B. Martens (ed.); (2010), ISBN: 978-3-85437-317-9; 499 - 504.

  2. A. Mahdavi, M. Schuss, G. Suter, A.S. Metzger, S. Camara, S. Dervishi:
    "Recent advances in simulation-powered building systems control";
    Talk: Building Simulation 2009, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow; 2009-07-27 - 2009-07-30; in: "Building Simulation 2009", L.B. McElroy, J.S. Turley (ed.); (2009), 7 pages.

  3. F. Shayeganfar, A. Mahdavi, G. Suter, A. Anjomshoaa:
    "Implementation of an IFD library using semenatic web technologies: A case study";
    Talk: ECPPM 2008 - eWork and eBusiness in architecture, Engineering and Construction, Sophia Antipolis, Frankreich; 2008-09-10 - 2008-09-12; in: "ECPPM 2008 eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction", A.S. Zarli, R. Scherer (ed.); (2008), ISBN: 978-0-415-48245-5; 539 - 544.

  4. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter, A.S. Metzger, S. Camara, B. Spasojevic, S. Chien, J. Lechleitner, S. Dervishi:
    "An integrated model-based apporach to building systems operation";
    Talk: WellBeing Indoors - Clima 2007 10-14 June - Helsinki - Finland, Helsinki, Finnland; 2007-06-10 - 2007-06-14; in: "WellBeing Indoors - Clima 2007 10-14 June - Helsinki - Finland", O. Seppänen, J. Säteri (ed.); Finvac, (2007), ISBN: 978-952-99898-2-9; Paper ID C02, 1 pages.

  5. A. Mahdavi, A. Mohammadi, L. Lambeva, G. Suter, E. Kabir, C. Pröglhöf:
    ""People as power plant": Energy implications of user behavior in office buildings";
    Talk: IEWT 2007 - 5. Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung an der TU Wien, Technische Universität Wien, Wien, Österreich; 2007-02-14 - 2007-02-16; in: "IEWT2007 - Energiesysteme der Zukunft: Technologien und Investitionen zwischen Markt und Regulierung", EAEW, AAEE (ed.); Eigenverlag, (2007), 177 - 178.

  6. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter, A.S. Metzger, B. Spasojevic, S. Camara, S. Chien, S. Dervishi, J. Lechleitner:
    "An integrated model-based apporach to building systems operation";
    Talk: IEWT 2007 - 5. Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung an der TU Wien, Technische Universität Wien, Wien, Österreich; 2007-02-14 - 2007-02-16; in: "IEWT2007 - Energiesysteme der Zukunft: Technologien und Investitionen zwischen Markt und Regulierung", EAEW, AAEE (ed.); Eigenverlag, (2007), 267 - 268.

  7. A. Mahdavi, L. Lambeva, C. Pröglhöf, G. Suter, A. Mohammadi, E. Kabir, J. Lechleitner:
    "Observing occupancy control actions in an educational building";
    Talk: 17th Air -Conditioning and Ventilation Conference 2006 - May 17-19, 2006, Prague, Czech Republic, Prag, Tschechien; 2006; in: "17th Air -Conditioning and Ventilation Conference 2006 - May 17-19, 2006, Prague, Czech Republic", J. Schwarzer, M. Lain (ed.); Prague, Czech Republic (2006), 201 - 204.

  8. A. Mahdavi, L. Lambeva, C. Pröglhöf, G. Suter, A. Mohammadi, E. Kabir, J. Lechleitner:
    "User control actions in building: From observation to predictive modeling";
    Talk: Nové Poznatky V Teórii Konstrukcii Pozemnych Stavieb A Ich Uplatnenie V Stavebnej Praxi - 2005, Kocovce (invited); 2005-11-07 - 2005-11-08; in: "Nové Poznatky V Teórii Konstrukcii Pozemnych Stavieb A Ich Uplatnenie V Stavebnej Praxi - 2005", A Puskár et al. (ed.); Eigenverlag, - (2005), 64 - 73.

  9. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter:
    "Erfassung und Analyse des Nutzverhaltens in Bürogebäuden";
    Talk: 4.Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung an der TU Wien, Technische Universität Wien, Karlsplatz 13; 2005-02-16 - 2005-02-18; in: "Energiesysteme der Zukunft: Herausforderungen und Lösungspfade", bmvit, (2005).

  10. O. Icoglu, K. A. Brunner, A. Mahdavi, G. Suter:
    "A distributed location sensing platform for dynamic building models";
    Talk: Second European Symposium - EUSAI 2004, Eindhoven, Netherlands; 2004-11-08 - 2004-11-11; in: "Ambient Intelligence", Springer, (2004), ISBN: 3-540-23721-6; 124 - 135.

  11. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter, S. Häusler, S. Kernstock:
    "An inquiry into building product information acquisition and processing";
    Talk: European Conference on Produkt and Process Modelling in the Building and Construction Industry - ECPPM 2004, Istanbul, Turkey; 2004-09-08 - 2004-09-10; in: "eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction", A. A. Balkema Publishers, (2004), ISBN: 04-1535-938-4; 363 - 370.

  12. A. Mahdavi, S. Feurer, A. Redlein, G. Suter:
    "An inquiry into the building performance simulation tools usage by architects in Austria";
    Talk: 8th International IBPSA Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; 2003-08-11 - 2003-08-14; in: "Building Simulation", (2003), ISBN: 90-386-1566-3; 777 - 784.

  13. G. Suter, A. Mahdavi:
    "Aspects of a representation framework for performance-based design";
    Talk: 8th International IBPSA Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; 2003-08-11 - 2003-08-14; in: "Building Simulation", (2003), ISBN: 90-386-1566-3; 1257 - 1264.

  14. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter, R. Ries:
    "A Representation Scheme for Integrated Building Performance Analysis";
    Talk: 6th International Conference, Ellecom, The Netherlands; 2002-07-07 - 2002-07-10; in: "Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture", (2002), ISBN: 90-6814-141-4; 301 - 316.

  15. G. Suter, A. Mahdavi, R Krishnamurti:
    "Elements of a hierarchical representation for architectural design and decision support";
    Talk: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, Wien; 2002-04-02 - 2002-04-05; in: "European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research", (2002), 263 - 268.

  16. A. Mahdavi, G. Suter:
    "On the Implications of Design Process Views for the Development of Computational Design Support Tools";
    Talk: The First International Symposium on Descriptive Models of Design, Taskisla, Istanbul; 1996-07-01 - 1996-07-04; in: "Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Descriptive Models of Design", (1996).


Habilitation Theses


  1. G. Suter:
    "Computer-based Representations for Building Performance";
    TU-Wien, Fakultät für Architektur und Raumplanung, 2003.


Doctor's Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. M. Kofler:
    "An Ontology as Shared Vocabulary for Distributed Intelligence in Smart Homes";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: W. Kastner, G. Suter; Rechnergestützte Automation, 2014; oral examination: 2014-03-24.


Diploma and Master Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. A. Fotiadou:
    "Analysis of Design Support for Kinetic Structures";
    Supervisor: G. Suter; Continuing Education Center, 2007; final examination: 2007-07-05.