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Read more at: Resources: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

Resources: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

These two survey papers; ‘ A survey of Top-Level Ontologies ’ and ‘ A Survey of Industry Data Models and Reference Data Libraries ’, form the foundation for the work described in ‘ The Pathway towards and Information Management Framework ’ (IMF). The survey papers identify the requirements and...

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Dr Gokcen Yilmaz

Research background

Gokcen is a systems engineer with a PhD in Information Systems. Her research interests include software engineering, smart buildings and cities, and BIM. Her application areas comprise software process assessment, BIM capability assessment, data analytics for smart city applications.

CDBB pojects involved with

Low Cost Construction Systems Development

Digital Construction on a Shoestring

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Read more at: Publication: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

Publication: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

17 November 2020

The two survey papers; ‘ A survey of Top-Level Ontologies ’ and ‘ A Survey of Industry Data Models and Reference Data Libraries ’, form the foundation for the work described in ‘ The Pathway towards and Information Management Framework ’ (IMF). The survey papers identify the requirements and inform the ontological choices...

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Read more at: Blog: The Need for a Platform Approach to Construction - new survey reports published

Blog: The Need for a Platform Approach to Construction - new survey reports published

17 November 2020

The Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Design Programme, working in partnership with both government and industry, is developing a platform construction system consisting of a standardised kit of parts that we believe will be able to deliver social infrastructure buildings. Here Alex Luck , CIH Security Manager...

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Dr Dan Summerbell

Research background

Dan Summerbell's background is in manufacturing operations. He has worked in a range of industries, across the UK, France, the US and Canada. He joined the Centre for Industrial Sustainability in 2017 to work on carbon efficeincy in cement manufacturing processes. In July 2020 he joined DIAL to work on the ACORN project, moving down the cement supply chain to look at the whole life carbon impact of construction.

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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: 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: 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: Adaptive Design of Supported Excavations

Adaptive Design of Supported Excavations

This project aimed to fully document and make available the automated back analysis tool developed to support commercial implementation, as well as investigate barriers to the adoption of data-driven adaptive design in practice through a targeted workshop. It provides guidance on future research...

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