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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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Read more at: Autonomous Navigation and the Built Environment Research Features in BBC’s ‘The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway’

Autonomous Navigation and the Built Environment Research Features in BBC’s ‘The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway’

22 July 2020

Autonomous navigation is a fiendishly complex challenge, but an innovative team, led by Dr. Amada Prorok, at Cambridge University’s Department of Computer Science and Technology, has made it their mission to find new ways of coordinating artificially intelligent agents, such as autonomous cars, to improve traffic flow...

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Read more at: Buildings Client Group

Buildings Client Group

The Buildings Client Group is a cross-sector leadership community working together to stimulate effective changes across the built environment. We aim to connect individuals who are leading digital adoption within their organisation. We provide a secure forum for discussion and creating the future...

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Read more at: Stakeholder Engagement in Smart Cities and Digital Infrastructure Projects

Stakeholder Engagement in Smart Cities and Digital Infrastructure Projects

This project considers stakeholder engagement in Smart Cities and Digital Infrastructure Projects. Digital transformation of the built environment is likely to have profound implications for the lived experiences and opportunities of different stakeholders, including individuals, communities...

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Read more at: Buildings Client Group – Digital Responses to COVID-19

Buildings Client Group – Digital Responses to COVID-19

7 July 2020

bcg_logo_cmyk_black.jpg The Buildings Client Group is a members group consisting of leaders, directors and decision makers from across the property sector. Members focus on creating step-change within their own organisations, and ultimately across the sector, through the implementation of emerging digital practices...

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Read more at: Capturing changing activity in London as lockdown eases

Capturing changing activity in London as lockdown eases

3 July 2020

Cambridge researchers are part of a collaborative project tasked with developing models, infrastructure and machine learning algorithms for capturing mobility, transportation and traffic activity in London, as the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown eases. Project Odysseus , led by The Alan Turing Institute , aims to better...

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Read more at: From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction

From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction

This project aims to develop a Balanced Score Card (BSC) to support the adoption of automation in construction. It will do this by delivering a set of indicators that ensure the sustainable development of these innovative processes and technologies in the UK construction industry and highlighting...

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Read more at: Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation

Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation

How could Blockchain be implemented in construction? As an emerging technology, Blockchain is being explored for various industries including, but not limited to: health care, manufacturing, insurance, real estate, logistics, finance, banking and education. Recently, discussions for the use of the...

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Read more at: Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain

Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain

Information Resilience (IR) can be defined as the process of reducing the vulnerability of information to threats during its lifespan. The aim of this project is to develop a holistic IR model that will systematically demonstrate how information in digital built Britain could be made resilient...

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Read more at: Digital Energy Estimation Tool (DEET)

Digital Energy Estimation Tool (DEET)

How can buildings’ energy use and embodied energy both be optimized at the design stage? This project aims to enable the generation of real-time data from operational energy use and from energy embedded in building components. It will do this through 3-D computing paradigm at an early building...

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