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Read more at: The Global BIM Network’s General Assembly: lessons learned & next steps

The Global BIM Network’s General Assembly: lessons learned & next steps

7 February 2022

The Global BIM Network’s inaugural General Assembly (GA) was held online on 2 December 2021. Adam Matthews, Head of International, Centre for Digital Built Britain, welcomed more than 300 public sector and multilateral representatives from 71 countries who joined to hear how the digital construction sector is benefitting...


Read more at: Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

13 December 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) is working with NHS Scotland to accelerate the digitisation of Scotland’s healthcare estate. As one of the largest estates in the UK, with thousands of assets and properties, NHS Scotland is transforming the way it manages data across the 14 territorial Health Boards and eight...


Read more at: Edwin Lee

Edwin Lee

Research background

Edwin is a Research Associate in Digital Innovation and Policy at the CDBB and the Cambridge University Judge Business School. His Ph.D. from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) focused on continuous and cross-disciplinary innovation in professional service firms. Edwin also holds an M.Phil. and B.A. from the University of Cambridge. Outside academia, Edwin has worked with the United Nations International Telecommunication Union on innovation projects.


Read more at: Dr Sabina Maslova

Dr Sabina Maslova

Research background

A human geographer by background, Dr Sabina Maslova's research interests include migrant housing, professional migration, housing decision-making, expatriates, residential mobility, and transnational work.


Read more at: Dr Hannah Holmes

Dr Hannah Holmes

Research background

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.


Read more at: Dr Richmond Ehwi

Dr Richmond Ehwi

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Read more at: Future Cities in the making – overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities

Future Cities in the making – overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities

What questions are City Information Modelling (CIM) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) best suited to answer? This project examines what digital information is commonly available in UK cities and what new information can be retrieved from the built environment through BIM to aid planning. It...


Read more at: Pedagogy and Upskilling Network

Pedagogy and Upskilling Network

This research network aims to: establish the existing landscape; determine the current position and future vision in relation to other industry bodies that are fundamental in shaping the future of built environment education and training; establish the bottlenecks in the adoption and implementation...


Read more at: Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum over four...


Read more at: Building Impulse: A novel digital toolkit for productive, healthy and resource-efficient buildings

Building Impulse: A novel digital toolkit for productive, healthy and resource-efficient buildings

This project aimed to create a toolkit for capturing occupant satisfaction with their environment in buildings in order to feed the next generation of smart buildings with a more holistic set of metrics for comfort and enjoyment of a space. The toolkit consists of a range of existing sensors and...