The paper aims at investigating the HBIM metamodelling characteristics focusing on the different strategies for model’s construction. This topic is developed proposing a parallelism with testing typologies used in the field of computer science. This parallelism wants to introduce a new way to approach the model, the grey box, to combine ideality and physicality of the building.

Carlo Bianchini , Marika Griffo, Luca James Senatore
Sapienza, Università di Roma, Dipartimento di Storia, Disegno e Restauro dell’Architettura