A Conceptual Idea of Participatory Design with BIM


  • Emrah Turkyilmaz Istanbul Kültür University, 34158, Bakırköy, Istanbuli Turkey
  • Muhammet Berkay Kizilkan Istanbul Kültür University, 34158, Bakırköy, Istanbuli Turkey




BIM, participatory design, collaboration, user needs


This study aims to investigate the participatory design by using BIM concept and how to increase the quality of life through BIM during the design and usage process. For this purpose, user participation and BIM relationship examined through examples from the world. This paper describes a BIM framework which enables designers to involve users by using information technology. It demonstrates that participatory design approach combined with BIM can make a significant contribution towards an increase in performance in building and in the quality of life.

Keywords: BIM; participatory design; collaboration; user needs

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i11.1737             


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How to Cite

Turkyilmaz, E., & Kizilkan, M. B. (2019). A Conceptual Idea of Participatory Design with BIM. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 4(11), 23-29. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i11.1737