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Network – Housing Digital Built Britain — Centre for Digital Built Britain

The Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR) is a research centre within the University of Cambridge’s Department of Land Economy. With over 25 years’ experience of research in policy evaluation and analysis, as well as expertise in housing, poverty and welfare reforms, CCHPR’s key strength is in understanding the complexity of current housing issues and being able to […]

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Graph + Linked Data for document retrieval

The following graph, represents a number of months of work combining the following: -eprints document repository with ontology plugin (to import ‘subjects’ from external sources) -sparql endpoint for the relationships to be stored in linked rdf format -linked open graph which gives the ability to navigate the documents by subject, and other relationships In the […]

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Linked data LDAC 2018

Great workshops today at the linked data conference in London at LCU, reviewed some outstanding research into how BIM and linked / structure data could be used together, one of my favourites was from Cardiff university looking how structured sparql queries could assist in reviewing building regulations compliance. Which the construction industry needs tools like […]

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What is the Asset Information Model (AIM)?

https://www.thenbs.com/knowledge/what-is-the-asset-information-model-aim The Asset Information Model or AIM is a term used to describe the collated set of information gathered from all sources that supports the ongoing management of an asset. The AIM serves as a single source of validated and approved information that relates to a built asset and is used during the operational phase […]

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£1m Innovate UK contract to help digitise Government construction projects – press release display page – innovateuk

Innovate UK has awarded a £1m contract to RIBA Enterprises to develop a prototype digital tool that is set to transform the procurement of buildings and infrastructure at home and abroad. Free to use, the tool will exploit the standards being made publicly available for Building Information Modelling (BIM).  Regarded as a ‘game-changer’, BIM involves […]

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