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Read more at: Digital Compliance Network (D-COM)

Digital Compliance Network (D-COM)

The entire lifecycle of the built environment is governed by a variety of regulations, requirements and standards. The checking of compliance against these is a complex task, which is currently performed manually, thus becoming resource intensive. Recently, the increased maturity of information...

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Read more at: Recommendations for automated checking of regulations and requirements management in healthcare design

Recommendations for automated checking of regulations and requirements management in healthcare design

BIM-based tools for automated compliance checking can potentially mitigate some of the negative effects of complexity in healthcare design. The practical adoption of a level of automation in the checking of healthcare design regulations can support achieve transparency and consistency for designers...

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Read more at: Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, Design, Analysis, Tracking and Negotiation

Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, Design, Analysis, Tracking and Negotiation

Over-engineering of systems is an often-hidden source of inefficiency in systems, which can add significantly to their building and running costs, and reduce the sustainability of systems. One cause of over-engineering is a cumulative effect of different stakeholders adding margins to the...

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Read more at: High-level introduction and summary of the SFT Infrastructure Technology Navigator

High-level introduction and summary of the SFT Infrastructure Technology Navigator

18 December 2019

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has developed an online toolkit designed to help the public sector to improve the performance of its built assets through the use of digital technologies. The site is available at: https://infratech.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/ The technologies referenced within the site relate to those...

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National Annex for BS EN ISO 19650-2 available for public comment

DT Hub Blog: David Cuckow from BSI on Setting up the DT Hub

17 October 2019

David Cuckow from BSI talks about the role of the Digital Twins Hub to share knowledge, agree on common approaches and inform future “good practice”. David is leading the team that will set up and facilitate the DT Hub, working as part of the CDBB team and together with the founder members and key stakeholders. Digital...

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, Design, Analysis, Tracking and Negotiation

Publication: Final Report - Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, Design, Analysis, Tracking and Negotiation

10 July 2019

immediate.png Project background Over-engineering of systems is an often-hidden source of inefficiency in systems, which can add significantly to their building and running costs, and reduce the sustainability of systems. One cause of over-engineering is a cumulative effect of different stakeholders adding margins to the...

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

Publication: Final Report - From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction

10 July 2019

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_15.45.33.png Project background 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...

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Digital Energy Estimation Tool (DEET)

Publication: Final Report - Digital Energy Estimation Tool (DEET)

10 July 2019

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_15.28.01.png Project background 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...

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

Publication: Final Report - Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain

9 July 2019

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_15.37.10.png Project background 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...

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Complex Systems Network

Publication: Final Report - Complex Systems Network

25 April 2019

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_12.23.50.png Project background 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...

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