All Members (628)

Mrs. Priscilla Bonneval

New York, NY, United States

Franca Trubiano

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Michael Wong

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bard Rama

Prishtine, Albania

Melba Rosa

Villavicencio, Colombia

Ahmad Faiq

Jakarta, Indonesia

Jung Min Han

Cambridge, MA, United States

NJ Namju Lee

Somerville, MA, United States

Beth Mjrray

Swarthmore, PA, United States

Hentie Viviers

Gauteng, South Africa

Bilal Maarouf

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Aliaa othman

waterloo, ontairo, Canada

Declan Fay

Leeds, United Kingdom

Evan Jeanblanc

Ames, IA, United States

In Short

Umi is a Rhino-based design environment for architects and urban planners interested in modeling the environmental performance of neighborhoods and cities with respect to operational and embodied energy use, walkability and daylighting potential. Since 2012, Umi has been  developed by the Sustainable Design Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with support from a National Science Foundation EFRI_SEED project, the MIT Energy Initiative, the Kuwait-MIT Center, the Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) at KACST and MIT, Transsolar Climate Engineering and United Technologies Corporation. Further tool developed is now also being conducted at the Environmental Systems Lab at Cornell University.

A first public version of Umi was released during a public symposium on Sustainable Urban Design on May 6th 2013 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Version 2.0, which also includes an embodied energy module, was released on November 7th 2014.

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