Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013

10 How were the projects judged? An international jury, from both the academic and professional community, gathered in July 2013 for the evaluation of all submitted projects. The jury took the following characteristics into account: • The technical level of the design, detailing and/or the calculations (doubled points) • The originality and prestige of the project • The attractiveness and completeness of the presentation and the uploaded documentation • The optimal use of the software functionalities and the illustration of a BIM process • The overall impression of the project In each of the 4 categories, one winner and three nominees were selected. From all the participating projects the jury also chose the ‘Special Prize of the Jury’ & ‘Special Prize for Fabrication and Execution’. Jury David M J Ball FCMI MCS FRSA David Ball Group plc • Function: Chairman • Specialty: Concrete Structures Ir. ph D. Yves Duchene Bureau d’études Greisch • Department: Special studies • Function: Manager of special studies departement • Specialty: Structural Engineering, Bridge Design, FEM modelisation Prof. Ing. Alena Kohoutkova Czech Technical University in Prague • Department: Faculty of Civil Engineering • Function: Dean • Specialty: Concrete Structures Ir. Diter Braet Victor Buyck Steel Construction • Department: Buyck Engineering Paris • Function: Head of Engineering Office • Specialty: Steel Constructions Prof. Dr. Ir. Jean-Pierre Jaspart Liège University • Department: ArGEnCo • Function: Professor in Steel and Composite Construction • Specialty: Stability and Resistance of Steel and Composite Structures, Connection Design, Robustness of Structures Ir. Dick Stoelhorst BouwWise! • Function: Consultant • Specialty: Knowledge Management Prof. em. Dr. Ir. Willy Patrick De Wilde Vrije Universiteit Brussel • Department: Mechanics of Materials and Constructions • Specialty: Large span structures, Lightweight structures, Vibrations, High Rise Structures Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Kina KINA Ingenieurleistungen im Bauwesen • Department: Management • Function: CEO • Specialty: Structural Engineering, Bridge Design Ing Msc Gilbert Vanden Borre Stabiton bvba • Department: Civil Engineering • Function: CEO • Specialty: Structural Engineering