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Read more at: Blog: Putting digital at the heart of the built environment - by David Philp

Blog: Putting digital at the heart of the built environment - by David Philp

24 September 2020

The industry has a prime opportunity to set a new course and increase the pace towards digitalisation. The Construction Innovation Hub’s digital impact director David Philp explains Whether we are working with industry or academic partners our aim is to maintain an open dialogue, share insight and knowledge of real-world...

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Read more at: Blog - Building Blocks for Digitalization by Dan Rossiter

Blog - Building Blocks for Digitalization by Dan Rossiter

24 August 2020

by Dan Rossiter, BSI ( This article and image were originally published in BSI's Standards Outlook - Issue five and the BSI Website .) The built environment is massively important to the UK economy and the wider public good, encompassing as it does all major infrastructure such as road and rail and the buildings in which...

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Read more at: Laying the foundations for digital twins with the Smart Infrastructure Index

Laying the foundations for digital twins with the Smart Infrastructure Index

11 August 2020

The Smart Infrastructure Index is enabling members of the Digital Twin Hub (DT Hub) to measure their digital maturity and benchmark their progress against their peers. This is a key step in the journey towards a National Digital Twin as the Index results will not only reveal where members ’ currently are o n their digital...

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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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