Editorial Director

Giuseppe Rufo, DEI Tipografia del Genio Civile

Associate Editors 

Cecilia Bolognesi, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Tommaso Empler, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy
Massimiliano Lo Turco, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Laura Inzerillo, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Sandro Parrinello, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Francesco Ruperto, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy
Cettina Santagati, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
Graziano Mario Valenti, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy

Editorial Committee

Editorial Coordinator:
Alexandra Fusinetti, Sapienza Università di Roma

Editorial Committee:
Adriana Caldarone, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy
Graziana D’Agostino, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
Anna Dell’Amico, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Fausta Fiorillo, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Raissa Garozzo, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
Elisabetta Caterina Giovannini, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Federico Mario La Russa, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
Alessandro Martinelli, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy
Francesca Picchio, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Maria Laura Rossi, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy
Andrea Tomalini, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

Scientific Director

Tommaso Empler, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

Scientific Committee

Pietro Baratono, Provveditore Interregionale per le OO.PP. Lombardia ed E.Romagna
Angelo Ciribini, Presidente ISTEA, Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Bruno Daniotti, Project Manager InnovAnce, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Alberto Pavan, Coordinatore norma UNI 11337, Responsabile Scientifico InnovAnce, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Gregorio Cangialosi, BIM Manager and BIM Strategist, Studio CABE, Torino, Italy
Emmanuel di Giacomo, EMEA BIM & AEC Ecosystem Business, France
Graziano Lento, Anafyo Sagl, Ticino, Switzerland
Paolo Galli, Implementation Consultant BIM, Milano, Italy
Diego Minato, BIM Manager & Technical Consultant | BIM Strategist, Treviso, Italy
Orges Lesha, BIM Manager, SA Architects, Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Chiara Rizzarda, Deputy BIM Manager at Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, Milano, Italy
Yoseph Bausola Pagliero, VPL and BIM expert, Roma/ Torino, Italy
Armando Casella, Bimfactory, Brescia, Italy
Filippo Daniele, Setin Roma, Italy
Yusuf Arayici, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, Turkey
Maarten Bassier, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Stefano Bertocci, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
Carlo Bianchini, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy
Maurizio Bocconcino, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Frédéric Bosché, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Stefano Brusaporci, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy
Clark Cory, Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA
Livio De Luca, MAP/CNRS, Marseilles, France
Antonella Di Luggo, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Stephen Fai, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Pablo Lorenzo Eiroa, Cooper Union, New York, USA
Andrea Giordano, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
Antonio Gómez-Blanco Pontes, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
Sorin Hermon, Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus
Arto Kiviniemi, University of Liverpool , Liverpool, United Kingdom
Giovanna Massari, Università degli Studi di Trento, Trento, Italy
Maurice Murphy, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland
Anna Osello, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Livio Sacchi, Università degli Studi “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Andrew Sanders, Penn University, Philadelphia, USA
Alberto Sdegno, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Jose Pedro Sousa, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Massimo Stefani, Harpaceas, Italy
Anna Dell'Amico, Università degli studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Elisabetta Caterina Giovannini, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy


Focus and Scope

Dn. Building Information Modeling, Data & Semantics, ISSN 2610-8755 is an international, on-line, free and blind peer reviewed scientific journal focused on researches and case studies in the field of BIM, Data and Semantics.
Building Information Modeling (BIM), along with UNI 2017 standards and operative recommendations by the BIM Handbook, has been recognized as the key information tool for digitalization in the construction sector.
The journal Dn represents a unique experience at national level. It addresses specific themes through an unprecedented analytical approach. It presents a varied selection of methods, technologies and instruments clearly defined to “build right and allow people to live”.
The journal content is quite diversified. It presents exploratory approaches in the field of H-BIM, aimed at a correct digitization of historical heritage, and a number of virtuous examples of good practices for the implementation of major building interventions characterized by marked process innovations, a description of operational proposals and related applications in the managing and maintenance area.

Section Policies

• Open Submissons
• Indexed
• Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

“DN. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, DATA & SEMANTICS”, accepts proposals for scientific contributions. Contributions have to focus on issues of concern to the journal. The authors who wish to propose a contribution and start a submission with peer review, must register on the journal system.
SUBMISSION ABSTRACT: The Editor(s) in Chief, the Associate Editors and the Scientific Committee, check the proposals to assess coherence and suitability to the journal issue, and accept or decline abstract. Selected authors will be asked to send the full text of the contribution to start the process of double blind peer review.
DOUBLE BLIND PEER REVIEW PROCESS: The full text are subjected to a Double Blind peer review process and valued by two or more reviewer, with the aim of reaching a collective decision on the publication or underline the appropriate changes to the contribution. Peer reviewers evaluate the scientific and thematic coherence of the proposed contribution, interest in the subject matter and the quality of the paper. Once the contribution has been approved in its final version, it will be put in the calendar of publications and published at the earliest opportunity, taking into account the editorial plan of the magazine.
Editorials, prefaces, presentations, afterwords, and interviews are reviewed by the Associate Editors.
Authors must submit contributions that have not been published previously in other journals, nor in any other form of communication. “DN. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, DATA & SEMANTICS”, consider articles published elsewhere as long as the authors assume full responsibility for the copyright terms, relieving “DN. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, DATA & SEMANTICS”, any burden on it.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published twice a year, in April and December. Any special numbers will be programmed in connection with specific events or conferences.

Publication ethics and publication malpractice

“DN. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, DATA & SEMANTICS” is a scientific journal. The journal publishes on-line articles that are subject to a clear double blind peer-review process. The Ethics Code adopted by the journal refers to the Principles of Transparency and Good Practices defined by DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) and COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics).

The Editorial Director is responsible for publishing the articles submitted to the journal, in accordance with his editorial approach and legal provisions in respect of defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
The Editor in Chief is responsable of the scientific line of the issues.
The Associate Editors and the Scientific Committee supports the Editor(s) in Chief in the scientific and editorial management of the journal.
The Scientific Committee is composed by well-known personalities in the research areas of interest of the journal. The Scientific Committee assists the Associate Editors in defining the cultural line of the journal but does not play an editorial role and does not participate in the Editorial board. The Scientific Committee is reviewed every three years.
The Editor(s) in Chief and the Journal Manager have the responsibility to ensure the review process.
The Editorial Director, the Editor(s) in Chief, are required to evaluate the authors and manuscripts, as far as they are concerned, exclusively for their scientific content, without distinction of race, sex, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship, scientific, academic or political orientation of the authors.
The Editor(s) in Chief, the Journal Manager, the Associate Editors are required to not disclose any information about the manuscripts received to any subject other than the authors and, as far as they are concerned, to reviewers.
The unpublished material contained in the manuscripts submitted to the Journal cannot be used by the Editor(s) in Chief, by the Associate Editors, by the Journal manager, or by the reviewers, without the written consent of the author.
The process of reviewing of any eventual Supplements or Special Numbers is the same as used for ordinary volumes. Journal sections that are not subject to review procedures will be clearly identified.

A selected reviewer who doesn’t feel qualified to review an article or who is prevented to make a quick review, will have to ask to the Editor(s) in Chief of the single volume to be exonerated from the review process.
Each received article to be submitted to the review process, will be treated as a confidential document and - as such - should not be shown or discussed with others, with the exception of the subjects authorized by the Editors.
The reviews hace to be carried out in an objective way, and the reviewers 'communications should be clear and reasoned.
If the reviewers notice the existence of published works not mentioned by the authors, they have to report it to the Editors.
Information or ideas obtained through the review process have to be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Furthermore, the reviewers do not have to review articles that may be subject to conflicts of interest arising from competition, collaboration, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies or institutions associated with the article.

The authors undertake to submit to the journal contributions that have not been previously published in other scientific journals. Furthermore, the authors warrant that the published articles and images are not subject to copyright. The quotations of sources and of others' works is under the responsibility of the authors.
The proposed contributions have to contain precise quotations of the sources, reference materials, works and/or other author's words. The fraudulent or deliberately inaccurate statements by the authors represent inappropriate and unacceptable behaviors. The author undertakes, under his own responsibility, to obtain the disclaimer for the images covered by copyright and to provide, if necessary, a written disclaimer to the Editor(s) in Chief of the journal.
The author relieves the journal from any culpability in case of a controversy. If necessary, authors can be required to provide rough data in relation to the editorial review of an article, and they should be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable period of time after the publication.
The co-author's qualification should be guaranteed and limited to anyone who has made a significant contribution to the ideation, execution or interpretation of the elements that constitute each submitted article. If there were other people who have participated in significant but not substantial aspects of the research project, they have to be cited as collaborators of the research. The reference author have to ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article and have accepted its submission for publication.
If an author discovers any inaccuracies or any significant errors in his published article, he must quickly notify it to the journal's Editor in chief and collaborate with him for the necessary correction.

The authors should ensure that the submitted work is entirely original and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, that these have been appropriately cited or quoted. All forms of plagiarism constitute unacceptable unethical behavior.

Article and Submissions Processing Charges

“DN. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, DATA & SEMANTICS” does not ask charges for articles and submissions processing.

Privacy Policy

Personal data on “DN. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, DATA & SEMANTICS” server are uploaded by the user when he/she subscrive on the journal system. Personal data are private and they are not transferred to third parties. Personal data are not processed.
The only personal data required to register on the system are: name, surname, email. The personal data of the users are stored on the server until the magazine works. At any time the user can update / modify his/her personal data. The user can request the cancellation of his/her personal data at any time. The frequency for receiving emails from “DN. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, DATA & SEMANTICS” is no preselected.
The authors of accepted papers accept to publish the contents according the “Editor Policy".