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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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Read more at: Autonomous Image Recapture

Autonomous Image Recapture

This research project has used advanced image processing and computer vision techniques to recreate geospatial viewpoints of some historic, 17th century David Loggan line drawings of Cambridge Colleges. Subsequent drone flights then captured current images of the colleges from these same viewpoints.

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Read more at: Complex Systems Network

Complex Systems Network

This network takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the state-of-the-art in use of modelling support for infrastructure planning decision making, both in industry and policy practice, and in the research community; needs of the practitioner community for research and innovation on...

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Read more at: Network for Ontologies (FOuNTAIN)

Network for Ontologies (FOuNTAIN)

This research network aims to take a user-centric approach to interacting with information, from search and retrieval to browsing and exploration, and to consider the following three dimensions: (1) the lifecycle of information, from its creation, delivery, capture, preservation, management...

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Read more at: Vision Network

Vision Network

This research network contributes to developing the research agenda, enhancing the level of performance and digitisation for future smart cities and smart construction at citizen, portfolio, organisation and project levels. The objective of the Vision Network is to delineate the current augmented...

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