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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: Publication: ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

Publication: ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

10 September 2020

ARCOM Kwadwo paper.png The paper 'Offsite manufacturing and construction industry transformation: a multi-level socio-technical transitions perspective' has been published in the Proceedings of the 36th Annual ARCOM Conference. Despite its position at the forefront of innovative change in the UK construction industry, its...

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Read more at: Explaining the Information Management Framework (IMF)

Explaining the Information Management Framework (IMF)

What is the Information Management Framework (IMF)? “A built environment information management landscape and data environment which will adequately define parties, processes, information, technology to support the National Digital Twin.” - DT Hub Glossary An IMF aims to establish the building...

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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: 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: 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: The pathway Towards an Information Management Framework

The pathway Towards an Information Management Framework

pathway_to_imf_image.jpg The Pathway Towards an Information Management Framework: A Commons for a Digital Built Britain , sets out the technical approach for the development of an Information Management Framework (IMF) to enable secure, resilient data sharing across the built environment. The...

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Read more at: Pedagogy and Upskilling Network

Pedagogy and Upskilling Network

This research network aims to: establish the existing landscape; determine the current position and future vision in relation to other industry bodies that are fundamental in shaping the future of built environment education and training; establish the bottlenecks in the adoption and implementation...

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Read more at: Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum over four...

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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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