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Centre for Digital Built Britain

 

Dr Hannah Holmes

Research background

I completed my PhD on territorial stigma in the regeneration of Middlehaven Middlesbrough within the Department of Geography at Durham University. My research interests include urban marginality, territorial stigma, gentrification, and governance.

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Read more at: Building Interactive Smart Acoustics into Buildings and Clothing

Building Interactive Smart Acoustics into Buildings and Clothing

Can people who use hearing aids experience the detailed soundscapes of the buildings they are in? This project aimed to build multiple microphone sensors and ways to interrogate the acoustic environment into wearable technologies for hearing-impaired users. These would make the built environment...

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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: Facilitating the digitisation of off-site manufacturing

Facilitating the digitisation of off-site manufacturing

This project will gather evidence from successful, and unsuccessful, use cases, seeking to measure outcomes and benefits and the value of such innovation, to provide an evidence based case to the sector to support greater uptake of digital innovation, and to understand challenges and failures. The...

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Read more at: Case Study: Towards a digitally enabled estate: the University of Cambridge

Case Study: Towards a digitally enabled estate: the University of Cambridge

This report describes the uses of BIM technologies and implementation of BIM processes, examples of its benefits and some of the main lessons learned from BIM implementation during Project Capella, which forms part of the University’s Biomedical Campus. cdbb_yearone_graphics_forpowerpoint10.png

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Read more at: Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

23 April 2020

Ron Lang, Impact Director for Value at the Construction Innovation Hub , introduces the Hub's Value Theme. As we start a new financial year, I find myself reflecting on just how far we’ve come at the Construction Innovation Hub. The programme has brought together three vastly different organisations, and in the process...

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Read more at: Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on the history of digital twins

Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on the history of digital twins

15 January 2020

Ahead of his Turing Talk touring lecture series, Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair, Academic Director of CDBB, and Director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Programme on Data Centric Engineering at The Alan...

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Read more at: High-level introduction and summary of the SFT BIM Return on Investment (ROI) Tool

High-level introduction and summary of the SFT BIM Return on Investment (ROI) Tool

18 December 2019

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) lead the Scottish Building Information Modelling (BIM) programme at a national level on behalf of the Scottish Government; it has developed a suite of tools and guidance on its BIM Portal https://bimportal.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/ . The portal and associated tools were developed to help...

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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...

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Read more at: James Harris on the Ambitions of the Enablers Stream

James Harris on the Ambitions of the Enablers Stream

22 November 2019

Following the appointment of Manchester-headquartered consultancy Turner Harris to lead the Enablers stream of the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme, CEO James Harris, Enablers stream lead, is looking forward to grappling some of the key challenges to Digital Twin adoption. In this, the first of what I hope will become...

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