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Capability Framework and Research Agenda for a Digital Built Britain

2 August 2019

Capability Framework and Research Agenda One of the questions the Department for BEIS originally asked CDBB was - “ what do we need to do to build a digital built Britain”? We have since conducted roughly two years of work - with over 90 researchers in six research networks, four consultancy studies and a series of...

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Monthly Paper: On the Governance of City Digital Twins

28 July 2019

Our July Monthly Paper is a working paper by Dr Timea Nochta, Nicole Badstuber and Dr Noura Wahby looking at city digital twins. On the Governance of City Digital Twins – Insights from the Cambridge case study Dr Timea Nochta, Nicole Badstuber and Dr Noura Wahby Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, Department...

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Monthly Paper: Citizen Requirements within a Smart Cities framework

Monthly Paper: Citizen Requirements within a Smart Cities framework

13 May 2019

Our May Monthly Paper is by James Heaton and Ajith Parlikad looking at a framework for the alignment of infrastructure assets to citizen requirements within a Smart Cities framework.

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Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag)

ConTag will generate an open dataset for visual machine learning (ML) specific to the construction industry.

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Energy Planning for Resilient Decarbonization

This project develops probabilistic master-planning tools to support effective implementation of energy policies in UK cities.

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Digital Modelling of the Evolution of the Built Form in Britain

In this project we define ‘built form’ as the assemblage of individual buildings and structures in the built environment and we make use of a wide range of new insights and data to model the evolution of the built form in Britain.

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Co-Creating a City-Scale Digital Strategy and Framework: A Systems and Co-production Approach

This pilot study is investigating how collaboration between public authorities, private business and other city stakeholders could enhance the benefits of ‘smart’ digitally enabled infrastructure and other built assets for the benefit of urban populations.

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Invitation to Express Interest in a Research Network Scoping Workshop

Invitation to Express Interest in a Research Network Scoping Workshop

26 February 2018

Call for expressions of interest in participating in network bids and potential future research programmes. An initial Workshop will bring together an academic community interested in the research to be done around enhancing the performance of built assets and the services that depend upon them by better use of data. It will include a series of workshops in order to support the creation of networks to explore the current and needed capabilities of the UK in moving towards a digital built Britain.

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Research Summary from Scoping Study

Research Summary from Scoping Study

12 January 2018

Summary of research scoping study conducted in June 2017.

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