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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-...


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...


Read more at: Blog: Can digital twins help planning for remote working?

Blog: Can digital twins help planning for remote working?

27 March 2020

Increasing numbers of people are currently working from home. Whether you are following Government advice on self-isolating or are one of the growing number of people working remotely on a regular basis, telecommuting is shaping the world we live in. A CDBB project by Dr Li Wan, Lecturer from Land Economy Department in...


Read more at: Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

11 December 2019

brydon_wang.jpeg As part of CDBB’s series of blogs to mark Gemini Principles: One Year On, Technology and Construction Lawyer and Sessional Academic at Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Brydon Wang, considers the role of principles in making smart cities and digital twins trustworthy. Can we utilise the...


Read more at: Dr Didem Gurdur Broo

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo

Research Background


Read more at: Dr Xiang Xie

Dr Xiang Xie

Research background

Xiang Xie is a research associate working in the Asset Management group in Institute for Manufacturing. Xiang’s research mainly focuses on the application of building level and campus level Digital Twin to support better-informed decision-making. Particularly, he is interested in establishing a digital-twin enabled building energy quantification and performance assessment framework in Operations and Maintenance management.


Read more at: Dr Erika Pärn

Dr Erika Pärn

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Read more at: CDBB awards Turner Harris tender to support development of a National Digital Twin

CDBB awards Turner Harris tender to support development of a National Digital Twin

8 November 2019

Disclaimer: owing to purdah, we have not made reference to Government in this article CDBB awards Turner Harris tender to support development of a National Digital Twin The Centre for Digital Built Britain has appointed Manchester-headquartered consultancy Turner Harris to lead the Enablers stream of the National Digital...


Read more at: SME Blog - Ecodomus - The Digital Journey from an SME

SME Blog - Ecodomus - The Digital Journey from an SME

As a SME we have experienced a shift in the market with the term Digital Twin promoting the full lifecycle approach to facilities management and building a bridge between BIM and Smart Cities. EcoDomus is a software platform that has developed from a COBie middleware to a lifecycle common data...


Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Future Cities in the making – overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities

Publication: Final Report - Future Cities in the making – overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities

10 July 2019

future_cities_in_the_making.png Project background What questions are City Information Modelling (CIM) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) best suited to answer? This project examines what digital information is commonly available in UK cities and what new information can be retrieved from the built environment...