Ceramic tiles in the eBIM project

BIM methodology is becoming increasingly widely adopted in building design projects, both new build and renovation.


Fig 1. Former San Francesco prison. Render with hexagonal floor tiles


In cooperation with Centro Ceramico and the project partners, Tonalite S.p.A. and Ceramiche Refin S.p.A., the most suitable ceramic tiles for the specific application were selected on the basis of performance specifications and aesthetic criteria.Inside the former San Francesco prison, a nineteenth-century building in Parma, hexagonal double-fired tiles reproducing patterns already present in the existing flooring were chosen to ensure a good match between the old and the new floors.


Here is the full article by Massimo Cotti, Roberto Mazzi (Interdepartmental Centre for Energy and Environment CIDEA – University of Parma) and Barbara Mazzanti (Centro Ceramico)

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