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Centre for Digital Built Britain completed its five-year mission and closed its doors at the end of September 2022

This website remains as a legacy of the achievements of our five-year foundational journey towards a digital built Britain

Fast paced videos presented during CDBB Week Summer Research Showcase.

CDBB Executive Director: Alexandra Bolton, University of Cambridge
Introduction to the day


CDBB Director: Prof. Andy Neely, University of Cambridge
What’s been going on since last year’s Showcase


Dr Franziska Sielker, University of Cambridge
'Future Cities in the making – overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities'


Dr Li Wan, University of Cambridge
'A digital twin prototype for journeys to work in Cambridge


Dr Timea Nochta, University of Cambridge
'The local governance of digital technology – implications for the cityscale digital twin'


Dr Zaid Alwan, Northumbria University
'Digital Energy Estimation Tool (DEET)'


Kathryn Muir, University of Cambridge (presented by Dr Gemma Burgess)
'Explore the use, uptake and barriers of digital technology in shared housing'


Dr Algan Tezel, University of Huddersfield
'Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation'


Dr Amanda Prorok, University of Cambridge
'Evolving Built Environments and Mobile Autonomy for Future Transport and Mobilty'


Dr Shan Luo, University of Liverpool
'Aerial swarm robotics for active inspection of bridges'


Dr Karen Blay, Loughborough University
'Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain'


Dr Isolda Agusti Juan, BRE (formerly UCL)
'From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction'


Prof. Jennifer Whyte, Imperial College (presented by Dr Long Chen)
'Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin'


Dr Jan Böhm, UCL
'Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag)'


Dr Ying Jin, University of Cambridge
'Digital Modelling of the Evolution of the Built Form in Britain'


Dr Ruchi Choudhary, University of Cambridge
'Energy Planning for Resilient Decarbonization'


Prof. Patricia Tzortzopoulos, University of Huddersfield
'Recommendations for Automated Checking of Regulations and Requirements Management in Healthcare Design'


Prof. Claudia Eckert, The Open University
'Immediate (Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, DesIgn, Analysis, Tracking and nEgotiation)'


Dr Ges Rosenberg, University of Bristol
'Co-Creating a City-Scale Digital Strategy and Framework: A Systems and Co-production Approach'


Dr Tom Beach, Cardiff University
'D-COM: Digitisation of Requirements, Regulations and Compliance Checking Processes in the Built Environment


Dr Gemma Burgess, University of Cambridge
'Housing Digital Built Britain'


Dr Manuel Davila Delgado, UWE Bristol
'Vision Network: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for Digital Built Britain'


Prof. Jason Underwood, University of Salford (presented by Mark Shelbourn)
'Pedagogy and Upskilling'


Dr Chris Dent, University of Edinburgh and Alan Turing Institute
'Methodologies for Planning Complex Infrastructure under Uncertainty'


Peter Demian, Loughborough University
'Network FOuNTAIN: Network For ONTologies And Information maNagement in Digital Built Britain'


Jennifer Schooling, Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction
'Presentation on the Wider Cambridge Community'