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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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Gabriel Martin Hernández

Research background

PhD. Gabriel Martin was a Predoctoral Research Associate with the Hyperspectral Computing Laboratory Cáceres (Spain) and Postdoctoral Researcher in "Instituto de Telecomunicaçoes" Lisbon, Portugal. His research interests include remote sensing image processing, specifically the areas of hyperspectral unmixing and hyperspectral compressive sensing, as well as the efficient processing of remote sensing images in High Performance Computing architectures such as GPUs.

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Edwin Lee

Research background

Edwin is a Research Associate in Digital Innovation and Policy within CDBB and the Cambridge University Judge Business School. His Ph.D. (in Management) from Cass Business School focuses on continuous and cross-disciplinary, and he also holds an M.Phil. and B.A. from the University of Cambridge.

CDBB projects involved with

Edwin works on the project “Digital transformation and transition towards a smart built environment” with Professor Michael Barrett at the Judge Business School.

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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: 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...

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Read more at: Future Cities and BIM

Future Cities and BIM

This project addresses the question of how European cities are adapting to BIM, and what awareness there is of BIM in future city thinking and strategies, particularly around Smart Cities. It also looks at what tools and policies are being used to take forward BIM in city development and thinking...

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Read more at: Energy Planning for Resilient Decarbonization

Energy Planning for Resilient Decarbonization

This project develops probabilistic master-planning tools to support effective implementation of energy policies in UK cities. It integrates high-dimensional data that spans environmental features, physical form & land-use, socio-demographics, and economics to analyse cities spatially. Outputs...

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Read more at: The Uptake of Digital Tools, Standards and Processes in Innovation in the UK House Building Industry: opportunities and barriers to adoption

The Uptake of Digital Tools, Standards and Processes in Innovation in the UK House Building Industry: opportunities and barriers to adoption

This project aims to define the barriers and opportunities for adopting BIM in the UK housing sector, and to highlight the potential benefits of BIM to this sector.

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Reinventing renting: The application of digital technology in housing for 'generation rent'

While digital technology is springing up in the private rented sector and potentially providing various benefits, there is still a trust barrier when it comes to tenants sharing their data. Data from the private rented sector has historically been lacking, but the rise of digital technology in this...

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Read more at: Ancillary Sensing for Building Information Modelling: Current Practice and Future Research

Ancillary Sensing for Building Information Modelling: Current Practice and Future Research

The goal of this project is to develop two separate current frameworks for practice, policy and future research under the umbrella theme of ancillary (additional) sensing for BIM. Ancillary sensing in the context of BIM concerns drawing new sources of useful information into common data...

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