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Centre for Digital Built Britain

 

Zakaria Dakhli

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Edwin Lee

Research background

Edwin is a Research Associate in Digital Innovation and Policy within CDBB and the Cambridge University Judge Business School. His Ph.D. (in Management) from Cass Business School focuses on continuous and cross-disciplinary, and he also holds an M.Phil. and B.A. from the University of Cambridge.

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Edwin works on the project “Digital transformation and transition towards a smart built environment” with Professor Michael Barrett at the Judge Business School.

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Dr Sabina Maslova

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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.

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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: 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...

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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...

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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-...

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Read more at: IOT Network Behaviours and Dependencies

IOT Network Behaviours and Dependencies

This project initiated some baseline data gathering and primary analysis of the ways in which off-the-shelf IOT sensors are going to generate and distribute data, the services they will invoke, and the infrastructure dependencies that will thus be taken by deployment and use of such sensors and...

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Read more at: Exploiting traffic data to improve asset management and citizen quality of life

Exploiting traffic data to improve asset management and citizen quality of life

This project builds on a tool developed by two Cambridge PhD students that allows for the generation of high-resolution geographical data heat maps. These heat maps can help to solve optimisation problems relevant to citizens’ everyday lives. Specifically, we investigate how the interdependence...

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