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Read more at: Urban Planning and BIM

Urban Planning and BIM

The project aimed to understand the extent to which the UK planning system is engaging with BIM at different spatial scales (e.g., individual building, development scheme, city, region). It explores how the planning system could better help deliver BIM and inform local and national policy actors...

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Read more at: The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

20 May 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s National Digital Twin programme has launched an open consultation seeking feedback on the proposed approach to the development of an Information Management Framework for the built environment. pathway_to_imf_image.jpg A new report, The Pathway Towards an Information Management...

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Read more at: Publication: Developing a Digital Twin at Building and City Levels: Case Study of West Cambridge Campus

Publication: Developing a Digital Twin at Building and City Levels: Case Study of West Cambridge Campus

14 May 2020

screenshot_2020-08-14_at_16.41.50.png Abstract A digital twin (DT) refers to a digital replica of physical assets, processes, and systems. DTs integrate artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to create living digital simulation models that are able to learn and update from multiple sources as well as...

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Read more at: Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

12 May 2020

Academia, government and industry have come together to publish a new white paper, Flourishing Systems, calling for a fundamental change in how we view and run our nation’s infrastructure in the face of climate change and the socio-economic recovery from Covid-19. The central ideas in the paper are simple and radical: that...

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Read more at: ​Fourth Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

​Fourth Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

30 April 2020

The fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery has been published today by the UK BIM Framework. BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain and the UK BIM Alliance today release the fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: process for Project Delivery to help practitioners in the UK to implement building...

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Read more at: Publication: DeepDish: Multi-Object Tracking with an Off-the-Shelf Raspberry Pi

Publication: DeepDish: Multi-Object Tracking with an Off-the-Shelf Raspberry Pi

27 April 2020

screenshot_2020-08-18_at_15.48.55.png Abstract When looking at in-building or urban settings, information about the number of people present and the way they move through the space is useful for helping designers to understand what they have created, fire marshals to identify potential safety hazards, planners to speculate...

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Read more at: BIM Interoperability Expert Group Report

BIM Interoperability Expert Group Report

16 April 2020

CDBB, a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub, has published The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Interoperability Report. It forms part of the Construction Innovation Hub’s work to grow the digital economy for the construction and infrastructure sector, and to develop and promote digital ways of working as...

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Read more at: Publication: CoLearn: enabling federated learning in MUD-compliant IoT edge networks

Publication: CoLearn: enabling federated learning in MUD-compliant IoT edge networks

10 April 2020

screenshot_2020-08-18_at_15.18.54.png Abstract Edge computing and Federated Learning (FL) can work in tandem to address issues related to privacy and collaborative distributed learning in untrusted IoT environments. However, deployment of FL in resource-constrained IoT devices faces challenges including asynchronous...

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Read more at: Research and Development Landscape Review

Research and Development Landscape Review

4 April 2020

screenshot_2020-06-18_at_17.09.03.png This review of CDBB funded literature revealed a wide array of tools - meaning digital technologies, processes and frameworks - at various stages of maturity, many of which could be transformative if they were widely adopted. However, there are barriers to this adoption in the level of...

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Read more at: Publication: Assessment of the value of BIM - Part 1 - Context and Methodology

Publication: Assessment of the value of BIM - Part 1 - Context and Methodology

31 March 2020

Introduction and context of this report pwc_2020_part_1_image.png In 2016 the UK Government mandated the use of Building Information Modelling (‘BIM’) Level 2 on all centrally procured public construction projects. After three years of mandatory BIM adoption, senior figures across the construction industry and in...

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