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Read more at: Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

2 September 2020

Built Environment Digital Twinning has been published and is available for download. The report, authored by Ioannis Brilakis , Yuandong Pan, André Borrmann and associates from Siemens is the outcome of the International Workshop on Built Environment Digital Twinning , which was held in Germany in December 2019, co-...

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Read more at: UK BIM Framework publishes new resource to support BIM training providers

UK BIM Framework publishes new resource to support BIM training providers

29 July 2020

The UK BIM Framework has released a free resource to support the development of training content for building information modelling (BIM) aligned with current standards - the UK BIM Framework Learning Outcomes Edition 1 . Based upon the BIM Academic Forum’s ‘Learning Outcomes Framework’ (2012), this completely refreshed...

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Dr Zahra Sadeghi

I have a MSc and a PhD in Geomatics Engineering-Remote Sensing. I have been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Leeds since July 2019 and working with CDBB from Feb 2020. My research background is in monitoring crustal deformation and mainly land subsidence using a SAR satellite imagery technique known as InSAR

CDBB projects involved with

Application of Satellite Technology in Infrastructure Monitoring

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Dr Aurimas Bukauskas

Research background

Aurimas recently completed his PhD at the University of Bath, developing new approaches for architects and structural engineers to design low embodied carbon structures using reclaimed structural elements and minimally processed timber. Prior to his PhD, Aurimas completed a Bachelor of Science in Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Zakaria Dakhli

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Dr Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong

Research background

My research focuses on technology adoption in construction organizations and project settings. For my PhD at the University of Hong Kong, I examined the sociotechnical interactions in a project-based ‘technology transfer’ attempt. Post-PhD, I investigated how SME contractors were responding to the Hong Kong government’s BIM mandate for public projects.

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Dr Hannah Holmes

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I completed my PhD on territorial stigma in the regeneration of Middlehaven Middlesbrough within the Department of Geography at Durham University. My research interests include urban marginality, territorial stigma, gentrification, and governance.

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Read more at: Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag)

Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag)

ML technology has enabled a revolutionary leap in many digital economies generating growth in activity and business mainly for the ITC sector. Part of the growth is generated through sharing of IP, knowledge, tools and datasets. We want to adopt this approach for the digital construction sector...

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Read more at: Adaptive Design of Supported Excavations

Adaptive Design of Supported Excavations

This project aimed to fully document and make available the automated back analysis tool developed to support commercial implementation, as well as investigate barriers to the adoption of data-driven adaptive design in practice through a targeted workshop. It provides guidance on future research...

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Read more at: Case Study: Platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly

Case Study: Platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly

This project set out to show the benefits of a manufacture-led approach to construction, showing how it would support the commitments made by the UK government to improving the construction sector. In particular, it looked at ways in which the construction sector could learn lessons from the...

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