FED was established in 2015 as a spinoff from the University of Naples Federico II. Promoted by young researchers, FED: adds value to the research activities conducted since 2007 at the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture; and focuses on sustainability in the construction industry, as well as on BIM methodologies that support sustainable integrated designs. Accordingly, FED’s mission is to provide specialized integrated design services by means of BIM-based methods combined with the Life-Cycle Assessment methodology, applied to construction materials, processes and buildings.