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Zakaria Dakhli

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Read more at: Case Study: Platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly

Case Study: Platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly

This project set out to show the benefits of a manufacture-led approach to construction, showing how it would support the commitments made by the UK government to improving the construction sector. In particular, it looked at ways in which the construction sector could learn lessons from the...

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Read more at: Case Study: Towards a digitally enabled estate: the University of Cambridge

Case Study: Towards a digitally enabled estate: the University of Cambridge

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Read more at: Press Release: Construction sector recovery needs a transformed delivery approach to assure safety and quality

Press Release: Construction sector recovery needs a transformed delivery approach to assure safety and quality

18 May 2020

Developing advanced, digitally enabled, manufacturing processes and products that can be used in new schools, hospitals and homes forms a core part of the Construction Innovation Hub’s £72 million Government-backed transformative programme. The Hub is now inviting clients and businesses to input into the first of a series...

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Dr Aftab Jalia

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Dr Aftab Jalia studied architecture at the University of Pune in India before pursuing postgraduate degrees at MIT and the University of Cambridge.

He worked for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in New Delhi and Hyderabad for 5 years on non-profit heritage conservation and environmental development projects. At the Centre for Natural Material Innovation, University of Cambridge, he was a Commonwealth Trust scholar studying building crafts and masonry vaulting techniques that use environmentally responsible materials.

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Case Study: Platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly

Case Study: Platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly

12 April 2019

This project set out to show the benefits of a manufacture-led approach to construction, showing how it would support the commitments made by the UK government to improving the construction sector. In particular, it looked at ways in which the construction sector could learn lessons from the manufacturing, automotive and...

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Read more at: Publication: Case Study: Toward a Digitally Enabled Estate: Project Capella

Publication: Case Study: Toward a Digitally Enabled Estate: Project Capella

15 February 2019

screenshot_2020-07-10_at_09.42.08.png Background This report describes the uses of BIM technologies and implementation of BIM processes, examples of its benefits and some of the main lessons learned from BIM implementation during Project Capella, which forms part of the University’s Biomedical Campus. Outcomes In this...

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Blog by Jaimie Johnston considers the potential of technology to enhance creativity in architecture

Blog by Jaimie Johnston considers the potential of technology to enhance creativity in architecture

10 November 2018

The recent announcement by Housing Secretary James Brokenshire (MP) to launch the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission puts quality and aesthetics on the construction agenda. Jaimie Johnston, Director and Head of Global Systems at the integrated design and operations consultancy Bryden Wood considers the potential of technology to enhance creativity.

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Platforms - Bridging the gap between construction + manufacturing

Platforms - Bridging the gap between construction + manufacturing

22 March 2018

A new report was launched today at the MTC Showcase Event: 'Working Together: Transforming Construction'. The report 'Platforms - Bridging the gap between construction + manufacturing' sets out how a manufacture-led approach to construction would support commitments made by Government to improving the construction sector.

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Delivery Platforms for Government Assets - 2017

Delivery Platforms for Government Assets - 2017

2 November 2017

Delivery Platforms for Government Assets - Creating a Marketplace for Manufactured Spaces

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