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The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to deliver a smart digital economy for infrastructure and construction for the future and transform the UK construction industry’s approach to the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure.

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  • Toward a Digitally Enabled Estate: Project Capella 

    Zomer, Thayla (CDBB, 2019-02-01)
    This report details the transition of University of Cambridge Estate Management to a digitally enabled estate in line with the Government Construction Strategy. To support the implementation of Building Information Modelling ...
  • Exploiting traffic data to improve asset management and citizen quality of life 

    Salvador Palau, Adrià; Roozenbeek, Jon; Parlikad, Ajith (Centre for Digital Built Britain, 2018-08-01)
    The main goal of this project was to demonstrate how large data sources such as Google Maps can be used to inform transportation-related asset management decisions. Specifically, we investigated how the interdependence ...
  • Gemini Principles 

    Bolton, Alexandra; Butler, Lorraine; Dabson, Ian; Enzer, Mark; Evans, Matthew; Fenemore, Tim; Harradence, Fergus et al. (CDBB, 2018)
    Up to 30% of annual spend across the built environment is lost in inefficiencies related to poor quality data1. This is seen in lost productivity due to underperforming economic and social infrastructure. Effective information ...
  • IOT Network Behaviours and Dependencies 

    Yadav, Poonam; Li, Qi; Mortier, Richard (Centre for Digital Built Britain, 2018-07-17)
    Many current claims suggest that many of these sources will arise from deployment of off-the-shelf Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors in buildings and infrastructure at scale. In this paper we take an early look at some ...

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