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Read more at: Growing the future

Growing the future

31 March 2022

A Construction Innovation Hub enabled project by the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Natural Material Innovation (CNMI) aims to showcase the benefits of modular school design and construction through a demonstrator project at a primary school in Cambridge. The design for a new school extention at the Fawcett Primary...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: Digital Twins ...from SPACE!
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Digital Twin Journeys: Digital Twins ...from SPACE!

22 March 2022

We all want the built environment to be safe and to last. However, minor movements over time from forces such as subsidence can impact how well our assets perform. It can also make connecting and modifying assets harder if they have shifted from the position in which they were built. If the assets are remote or hard to...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: creating value from high-volume built environment data
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Digital Twin Journeys: creating value from high-volume built environment data

10 January 2022

Digital twins are not just a useful resource for understanding the sakthy.jpg here-and-now of built assets. If an asset changes condition or position over its lifecycle, historical data from remote sensors can make this change visible to asset managers through a digital twin. However, this means retaining and managing a...


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New Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework

28 September 2021

Assessing the performance of a building or other asset during the procurement, design and construction phase remains a significant challenge for the industry and its operational energy use and emissions can come as a shock. New guidance published today from the Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) responds to this...


Read more at: Opening up the possibilities of building with wood

Opening up the possibilities of building with wood

29 June 2021

A timber pavilion featured at the 2021 London Design Biennale explored how we can use nature based solutions to build back better and address the challenges of the built environment including the climate crisis. Unfolding – created by the Centre for Natural Material Innovation at the University of Cambridge, with partners...


Read more at: Digital Construction on a Shoestring

Digital Construction on a Shoestring

Digital Construction on a Shoestring aims to break down barriers to the practical deployment of digital solutions within construction to include: supply chain – (manufacturers, architects, building contractors) organisations which are often SMEs off-site – the Shoestring team has experience working...


Read more at: Research Profile - Precision Engineered Timber – Digital design and delivery of healthier schools

Research Profile - Precision Engineered Timber – Digital design and delivery of healthier schools

12 January 2021

The use of prefabricated engineered timber construction methods, including digital design and off-site manufacturing , at scale to build much-needed new schools in the UK will improve construction productivity, performance and be more cost effective than conventional methods. Engineered timber b uildings can be efficient...


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Dr Gokcen Yilmaz

Research background

Gokcen is a systems engineer with a PhD in Information Systems. Her research interests include software engineering, smart buildings and cities, and BIM. Her application areas comprise software process assessment, BIM capability assessment, data analytics for smart city applications.

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Low Cost Construction Systems Development

Digital Construction on a Shoestring


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-...


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 and other helpful resources are available on th e UK BIM Framework website . Based upon the BIM Academic Forum’s ‘...