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Read more at: Blog: Making sense of sensors – mixed fidelity building thermal dynamics modelling using IOT

Blog: Making sense of sensors – mixed fidelity building thermal dynamics modelling using IOT

21 July 2021

Exploring the possibilities and challenges of predicting a building’s thermal performance, CDBB researcher Dr Xiang Xie , reports on a collaborative project that is developing a new approach. The buildings and construction sector is a major consumer of energy accounting for more than one-third of the final energy use...


Read more at: Smart Hospital of the Future: Digital technologies, service innovation, and hospital design

Smart Hospital of the Future: Digital technologies, service innovation, and hospital design

The project consists of multiple components. The first component focuses on how new technology, in particular, telemedicine and AI which is transforming how Moorfields’ services are being provided to visually-impaired patients at the organisational frontline. In particular, the researchers are...


Read more at: Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

21 April 2021

screenshot_2021-04-21_at_14.20.53.png A bold new Vision for the Built Environment is published today (Thursday 22 April). With contributions from over 75 industry leaders and endorsed by more than 35 cross industry bodies spanning the UK built environment sector, the Vision describes the future we want: a built environment...


Read more at: Resource: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

Resource: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

architecture.png The Architecture Principles This document builds on the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme’s The Pathway Towards an Information Management Framework: A Commons for a Digital Built Britain . Enabled by the Construction Innovation Hub, it specifies a set of principles and a...


Read more at: Publication: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

Publication: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

20 April 2021

architecture.png The Architecture Principles This document builds on the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme’s The Pathway Towards an Information Management Framework: A Commons for a Digital Built Britain . Enabled by the Construction Innovation Hub, it specifies a set of principles and a redeployable architectural...


Read more at: Publication: An integrated approach to information management: Identifying decisions and the information required for them using activity and process models

Publication: An integrated approach to information management: Identifying decisions and the information required for them using activity and process models

20 April 2021

prlcess_model.png If we are to achieve more from the built environment, it essential that we better understand the information required in its planning, design, construction and management. This information needs to be able to be shared and aggregated in a way that is effective, resilient and secure. This is critical not...


Read more at: Research Profile - Smart Hospital of the Future: Digital technologies, service innovation, and hospital design

Research Profile - Smart Hospital of the Future: Digital technologies, service innovation, and hospital design

12 April 2021

Plans are afoot to relocate the century-old Moorfields Eye Hospital from its current home in London’s Old Street to a two-acre site at St Pancras Hospital, in the King’s Cross area. The move brings opportunity to use digital technologies (AI, analytics, digital twins) to innovate service provision to NHS patients and...


Read more at: Case Study: Gemini Principles - Colouring London

Case Study: Gemini Principles - Colouring London

15 January 2021

Colouring London is described by the ODI as an example of a 'successful collaborative data maintenance model ’ along with Wikipedia, Open Streetmap, Music Brainz, and O pen F ood F acts' . The problem: The building stock is the largest capital asset of a city and its most important socio-economic resource. It is also where...


Read more at: Research Profile - Understanding the social context to transforming construction through digital innovation

Research Profile - Understanding the social context to transforming construction through digital innovation

27 November 2020

Despite digital innovation bringing opportunity to improve productivity and predictability in construction, the sector has been slow to change. Transforming construction through digital is not simply a technical problem but a social, cultural, economic and political challenge. Without understanding the contributing factors...


Read more at: Press Release: Construction in 2040: charting a course towards a digital, sustainable future

Press Release: Construction in 2040: charting a course towards a digital, sustainable future

5 November 2020

A new publication explores the actions that will need to be taken by the construction sector over the next 20 years if we are to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), deliver on carbon reduction targets and save ecosystems from collapse. Four Futures, One Choice which has been developed by the Centre for...