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Read more at: Blog: Opening the black box: exploring practical enactment of the BIM mandate

Blog: Opening the black box: exploring practical enactment of the BIM mandate

19 October 2020

New research by Thayla Zomer , a PhD r esearcher at the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) , University of Cambri dge , Professor Andy Neely, Director of CDBB and Dr A jith Parlikad , explores how organisational aspects and existing ways of working can affect the implementation of built environment policy and limit...

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Read more at: Publication: ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

Publication: ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

10 September 2020

ARCOM Kwadwo paper.png The paper 'Offsite manufacturing and construction industry transformation: a multi-level socio-technical transitions perspective' has been published in the Proceedings of the 36th Annual ARCOM Conference. Despite its position at the forefront of innovative change in the UK construction industry, its...

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Read more at: Publication: A Practice-Based Conceptual Model on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Benefits Realisation

Publication: A Practice-Based Conceptual Model on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Benefits Realisation

27 August 2020

Abstract screenshot_2020-08-27_at_08.33.23.png Most of the existing research on BIM implementation and benefits realisation has departed from a technocentric perspective and instead promoted the belief that the benefits of using BIM technologies are an inevitable outcome of adoption in and of itself. Recently, scholars...

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Read more at: UIL: Making the digitally enabled services and supply chain work

UIL: Making the digitally enabled services and supply chain work

This workpackage explores the capabilities needed: by government, by those involved in the specification, design and delivery of built assets and across a portfolio of services, through-life, for businesses and citizens, and the capabilities needed by government, business and citizens to best...

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Read more at: UIL: integration and optimisation of services embedded in the built environment

UIL: integration and optimisation of services embedded in the built environment

This report explores the capabilities required to specify, procure, design, deliver and manage services based on, and embedded in, the built environment in order to optimise effectiveness, efficiency and productivity for their stakeholders, whilst making best use of data and information through-...

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Read more at: CAR: creation and through-life management of built assets and infrastructure

CAR: creation and through-life management of built assets and infrastructure

The past 20 years have witnessed a transformation in digital technologies that touches every part of life in Great Britain. We now take completely for granted the ability to take digital photographs, access precise locations using satellite technologies, and access a world of information from the...

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Aerial Swarm Robotics for Active Inspection of Bridges

Bridge collapses are expensive and often tragic events that need to be avoided by detecting faults early. This project aims to create a coordinated aerial swarm system to inspect the cracks in bridge structures, improving the monitoring coverage and efficiency.

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Read more at: PolyChora Alpha: a new digital interface for interdisciplinary city design

PolyChora Alpha: a new digital interface for interdisciplinary city design

The aim of this project was to develop a new digital interface to integrate the data and visualisation of the designs of land use, buildings, transport infrastructure and associated urban services at both the neighbourhood and city scale. The interface can also be used by non-specialists to modify...

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Read more at: Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

Osmose is a project aimed at building a new operating system for situated environments that can handle the demands of thousands of sensors and actuators that need to run in a coordinated and highly reliable fashion.

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Read more at: Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag)

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

ML technology has enabled a revolutionary leap in many digital economies generating growth in activity and business mainly for the ITC sector. Part of the growth is generated through sharing of IP, knowledge, tools and datasets. We want to adopt this approach for the digital construction sector...

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