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Centre for Digital Built Britain

 

Capability Framework and Research Agenda

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...

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Read more at: Research Landscape: Scoping Review

Research Landscape: Scoping Review

25 June 2019

The June monthly paper, by Kirsten Lamb, outlines the digital built Britain research landscape by means of a scoping review and gap analysis. This has informed the Capability Framework and Research Landscape work being conducted by CDBB on identifying the research capabilities needed to create a digital built Britain...

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Read more at: Future Capabilities Report: The Creation and Through-Life Management of Built Assets and Infrastructure

Future Capabilities Report: The Creation and Through-Life Management of Built Assets and Infrastructure

25 April 2019

Turner Harriss, 'Future Capabilities Report: The Creation and Through-Life Management of Built Assets and Infrastructure' (CDBB_REP_22) Report Foreward: The concept of a truly integrated lifecycle for digital asset care is not new. There are numerous case studies across the automotive and aerospace industries where complex...

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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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IfM Digital Twin

Case Study: Demonstrating the potential of digital twins

"Our work with Ajith and the other companies on this project has been an important digital twin test bed for Bentley. We have specifically valued connecting real-world challenges with research leaders and the demonstration and understanding of the impact that digital modelling can make in our business” David Robertson, Director, Digital Advancement Research, Bentley Systems

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Report: Blockchain and Smart Contracts: What the AEC sector needs to know

Report: Blockchain and Smart Contracts: What the AEC sector needs to know

28 August 2018

Lamb, K. (2018). Blockchain and Smart Contracts: What the AEC sector needs to know.

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Report: Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

Report: Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

28 August 2018

Lamb, K. (2018). Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

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