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Read more at: Digital Twins Journeys: a new infographic on ecosystems of services enabled by connected digital twins

Digital Twins Journeys: a new infographic on ecosystems of services enabled by connected digital twins

17 January 2022

By 2050, an estimated 4.1 million people will be affected by sight loss in the UK, making up a portion of the 14.1 smarthospital_panels_v4-page-001.jpg million disabled people in the UK. How might digital twins create opportunities for better accessibility and navigability of the built environment for blind and partially...


Read more at: The National Digital Twin programme produces a film and interactive app for COP26 showcasing the role of connected digital twins in tackling the climate emergency
Still from Tomorrow Today of Clara, the digital twin engineer

The National Digital Twin programme produces a film and interactive app for COP26 showcasing the role of connected digital twins in tackling the climate emergency

4 November 2021

Collaboration through connected digital twins is key to tackling climate change The National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) and partners on the Climate Resilience Demonstrator (CReDo) are pleased to announce two exciting, public-facing outputs for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). The poignant short film, Tomorrow...


Read more at: Zakaria Dakhli

Zakaria Dakhli

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Read more at: Edwin Lee

Edwin Lee

Research background

Edwin is a Research Associate in Digital Innovation and Policy at the CDBB and the Cambridge University Judge Business School. His Ph.D. from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) focused on continuous and cross-disciplinary innovation in professional service firms. Edwin also holds an M.Phil. and B.A. from the University of Cambridge. Outside academia, Edwin has worked with the United Nations International Telecommunication Union on innovation projects.


Read more at: Dr Sabina Maslova

Dr Sabina Maslova

Research background

A human geographer by background, Dr Sabina Maslova's research interests include migrant housing, professional migration, housing decision-making, expatriates, residential mobility, and transnational work.


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...


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-...


Read more at: Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, Design, Analysis, Tracking and Negotiation

Integrated Management of Margins through Evaluation, Design, Analysis, Tracking and Negotiation

Over-engineering of systems is an often-hidden source of inefficiency in systems, which can add significantly to their building and running costs, and reduce the sustainability of systems. One cause of over-engineering is a cumulative effect of different stakeholders adding margins to the...


Read more at: Housing Digital Built Britain Network

Housing Digital Built Britain Network

The Housing Digital Built Britain Network focused its attention on residential housing. It brought together academics, practitioners, policy makers and government to facilitate dialogue and determine the key areas of inquiry. Working with these partners, it outlined the priority issues for...


Read more at: A digital twin prototype for journeys to work in Cambridge

A digital twin prototype for journeys to work in Cambridge

How can digital twins address city-level problems such as transportation planning as work patterns change? This project represents an early trial to address the research gap on city-level digital twins. The pilot is focused on commutes, such as journeys to work, which are a key determinant of peak-...