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Centre for Digital Built Britain

 

Research Projects

Research Theme

Currently Funded

Project Type

A digital twin prototype for journeys to work in Cambridge

Digital Twins,

Cambridge Living Laboratory Research Facility

  Early Career Researcher 2018
Adaptive Design of Supported Excavations

Digital Built Environment,

Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

  Mini-Project 2018
Aerial swarm robotics for active inspection of bridges Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning   Early Career Researcher 2018
Analysing the social context to transforming construction through digital innovation Digitally Enabled Living CURRENT

Research Project 2019-22

Ancillary Sensing for Building Information Modelling: Current Practice and Future Research Cambridge Living Laboratory Research Facility   Mini-Project 2018
Application of satellite technology in infrastructure monitoring (Digital Engineering) Digital Built Environment CURRENT Research Project 2019-22
Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin Digital Twins   General Research Project 2018-19
Autonomous Image Recapture Digital Infrastructure   Mini-Project 2018
Building Impulse: A novel digital toolkit for productive, healthy and resource-efficient buildings Digitally Enabled Living   Mini-Project 2018
Building Interactive Smart Acoustics into Buildings and Clothing

Digitally Enabled Living

  Mini-Project 2018
CAR: creation and through-life management of built assets and infrastructure  Digital Built Environment   CAR
Complex Systems Network Digital Infrastructure   Research Network
Co-Creating a City-Scale Digital Strategy and Framework: A Systems and Co-production Approach Digitally Enabled Living   General Research Project 2018-19
Co-Evolving Built Environments and Mobile Autonomy for Future Transport and Mobility

Digital Built Environment,

Digital Infrastructure

  Early Career Researcher 2018
Crowdsourcing Data in Mining Spatial Urban Activities 

Cambridge Living Laboratory Research Facility,

Digital Built Environment

  Mini-Project 2018
Designing Safe Complex Environments 

Digital Built Environment

Digitally Enabled Living

  Mini-Project 2018
Digital Compliance Network (D-COM) Digital Infrastructure   Research Network
Digital Energy Estimation Tool (DEET) Digital Infrastructure   Early Career Researcher 2018
Digital Modelling of the Evolution of the Built Form in Britain Digital Built Environment   General Research Project 2018-19
Energy Planning for Resilient Decarbonization Digital Built Environment   General Research Project 2018-19
The Edge: a case study and template for BIM 2 Digital Built Environment   Mini-Project 2018
Exploiting traffic data to improve asset management and citizen quality of life

Digital Twins,

Cambridge Living Laboratory Research Facility

  Mini-Project 2018
Facilitating the digitisation of off-site manufacturing Digitally Enabled Living CURRENT Research Project 2019-22
Feasibility of an Operationg System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning   Mini-Project 2018
From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction Digital Infrastructure   Early Career Researcher 2018
Future Cities and BIM

Digital Built Environment,

Digitally Enabled Living

  Mini-Project 2018
Future Cities in the making – overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities Digital Built Environment   Early Career Researcher 2018
Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain Digital Infrastructure   Early Career Researcher 2018
Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, Design, Analysis, Tracking and Negotiation Digital Infrastructure   General Research Project 2018-19
Integration and optimisation of services embedded in the built environment  Digital Built Environment   UIL
IOT Network Behaviours and Dependencies

Digital Infrastructure,

Cambridge Living Laboratory Research Facility

  Mini-Project 2018
Housing Digital Built Britain Network Digitally Enabled Living   Research Network
Machine Learning and AI in the Built Environment

Digital Built Environment

Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

  Mini-Project 2018
Making the digitally enabled services and supply chain  Digital Built Environment   UIL
Network - FOuNTAIN Digital Infrastructure   Research Network
Network - Pedagogy and Upskilling Network (PUN) Digitally Enabled Living   Research Network
Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag) Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning   General Research Project 2018-19
Platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly Digital Built Environment   Case Study Research
PolyChora Alpha: a new digital interface for interdisciplinary city design Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning   Mini-Project 2018
Precision Engineered Timber - Digital design and delivery of healthier schools Digital Built Environment CURRENT Research Project 2019-22
Procurement strategies for incentivising collaborative delivery to optimise whole-life outcomes Digital Built Environment CURRENT Research Project 2019-22
Recommendations for automated checking of regulations and requirements management in healthcare design Digital Infrastructure   General Research Project 2018-19
Staffordshire Bridges - Long Term Performance Monitoring using Fibre-Optic Sensors Digital Built Environment CURRENT Research Project 2019-22
The local governance of digital technology – implications for the cityscale digital twin

Digital Built Environment,

Digitally Enabled Living

  Early Career Researcher 2018
The Uptake of Digital Tools, Standards and Processes in Innovation in the UK House Building Industry: opportunities and barriers to adoption Digitally Enabled Living   Early Career Researcher 2018
Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation Digital Infrastructure   Early Career Researcher 2018
Towards a digitally enabled estate: the University of Cambridge - Case study Cambridge Living Laboratory Research Facility   Case Study
Urban Planning and BIM

Digital Built Environment,

Digitally Enabled Living

  Mini-Project 2018
Vision Network Digital Infrastructure   Research Network
Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment  Digital Built Environment   Mini-Project 2018

West Cambridge Digital Twin Research Facility 

Digital Twins

Cambridge Living Laboratory Research Facility

CURRENT Research Project 2019-22

In addition to the above research we currently have some general research areas being investigated:

Data and Information Management

Digital Twins and Computer Vision Techniques for Infrastructure Monitoring and Construction Applications

Digital Innovation and Policy

Digital Business Models

Planning, Social Science and Built Environment

Data Driven Asset Management