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Read more at: Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

21 April 2021

screenshot_2021-04-21_at_14.20.53.png A bold new Vision for the Built Environment is published today (Thursday 22 April). With contributions from over 75 industry leaders and endorsed by more than 35 cross industry bodies spanning the UK built environment sector, the Vision describes the future we want: a built environment...


Read more at: Research Profile - Procurement strategies for incentivising collaborative delivery to optimise whole-life outcomes

Research Profile - Procurement strategies for incentivising collaborative delivery to optimise whole-life outcomes

26 February 2021

BIM and other digital technologies shine a harsh light on disjointed procurement practices and support a more holistic approach to the full project lifecycle. This research project explores procurement strategies and contractual tools to optimise whole-life outcomes through engagement with high-performing collaborative...


Read more at: Blog: Using Statistical Tools to Support Development of Digital Twins - Professor Mark Girolami

Blog: Using Statistical Tools to Support Development of Digital Twins - Professor Mark Girolami

15 February 2021

Following publication of his collaborative landmark research synthesising computational mathematics and data science in engineering, Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair at the University of Cambridge, Programme Director for Data-Centric...


Read more at: Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

14 December 2020

The d evelop ment of a digital twin of the University of Cambridge West Cambridge campus provide s a demonstrator facility to address the challenges associated with the production of a National Digital Twin (NDT), an ecosystem of connected digital twins, securely sharing infrastructure and built environment data to support...


Read more at: Publication: Four Futures One Choice

Publication: Four Futures One Choice

11 December 2020

fourfutures_onechoice_2020._png.png Four Futures, One Choice uses a futures thinking methodology to explore four scenarios for the digital built environment in the year 2040, hinging on the age demographics in the UK and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It demonstrates that a complex web of factors...


Read more at: Book: Four Futures - One Choice

Book: Four Futures - One Choice

4 November 2020

screenshot_2020-12-11_at_11.11.09.png Four Futures, One Choice provokes us with a future lens enabling us to view, with clarity and detail, four scenarios of what Britain could look like in 2040, depending upon the decisions that are made now, in these unprecedented times of opportunity. It presents us with four compelling...


Read more at: UK BIM Framework publishes updated Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650

UK BIM Framework publishes updated Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650

4 September 2020

A new suite of guidance documents to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets and ISO 19650-3 the operational phase has been released today by BSI, CDBB and the UK BIM Alliance. This suite of guidance documents (which comprises Guidance Parts 1 – 3 and Parts A – F) has been developed in response to a...


Read more at: Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

2 September 2020

Built Environment Digital Twinning has been published and is available for download. The report, authored by Ioannis Brilakis , Yuandong Pan, André Borrmann and associates from Siemens is the outcome of the International Workshop on Built Environment Digital Twinning , which was held in Germany in December 2019, co-...


Read more at: Tender: Professional Services Report on Economic Value of Digital in Construction Sector

Tender: Professional Services Report on Economic Value of Digital in Construction Sector

27 August 2020

The University of Cambridge is approaching the market to engage with potential suppliers for the provision of a report on the economic impact of the implementation of Building Information Management (BIM). This work is necessary to articulate the value and impact of BIM to influential stakeholders in the built environment...


Read more at: Dr Farhad Huseynov

Dr Farhad Huseynov

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