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CCHPR's publications during 2022

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Read more at: Enablers for the adoption and use of BIM in main contractor companies in the UK

Enablers for the adoption and use of BIM in main contractor companies in the UK

The journal Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management has published a paper authored by Drs Reyhaneh Shojaei, Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong and Gemma Burgess. The paper draws on data gathered from a series of interviews with professionals in strategic and management roles with construction...


Read more at: Ethically making Smart Cities

Ethically making Smart Cities

The Centre for Digital Built Britain has published a blog by CCHPR researchers, based on their recently published paper, The ethical underpinnings of Smart City governance: Decision-making in the Smart Cambridge Programme, UK. The blog explores the crucial ethical issues faced by decisionmakers...


Read more at: Insights into the use of modular and container temporary housing to address homelessness: HSA Conference

Insights into the use of modular and container temporary housing to address homelessness: HSA Conference

Dr Katy Karampour gave a presentation at the 2022 Housing Studies Association Conference in Sheffield on behalf of herself and Dr Gemma Burgess. The presentation looked at the increasing use of modular and container homes as temporary accommodation for people experienceing homelessness, and...


Read more at: Insights into the use of modular housing in addressing homelessness: Launch presentation

Insights into the use of modular housing in addressing homelessness: Launch presentation

Dr Katy Karampour's presentation at an online launch event hosted by the Centre for Homelessness Impact on 26 April 2022 provided an overview of the current level of modular and container housing provision in the UK. The session looked at the importance of robust evaluation in order to determine...


Read more at: Insights into the use of modular housing in addressing homelessness: Report

Insights into the use of modular housing in addressing homelessness: Report

Modular housing is one of the innovations increasingly used in the homelessness sector to provide temporary accommodation, but there is very limited evidence about the effectiveness of these models, the barriers and facilitators to set them up and operate them, and the experiences of people housed...


Read more at: Modular housing for the homeless: CHIRN presentation

Modular housing for the homeless: CHIRN presentation

Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong and Richmond Ehwi presented their findings from the project at a launch event organised by CHIRN, the Cambridge Homelessness Impact and Research Network, on 2 February 2022.


Read more at: Net zero ready new build housing: benefits and barriers to delivery

Net zero ready new build housing: benefits and barriers to delivery

In the context of a government mandate to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and meet the UK’s legally-binding climate change targets, the Climate Change Committee and the Sixth Carbon Budget proposed that all new residential buildings should be zero carbon-ready from 2025. Our...


Read more at: Self-build and custom housebuilding in the UK

Self-build and custom housebuilding in the UK

Our report into self-build and custom housebuilding looks at the potential for this sector of the housing industry to help address the UK's housing crisis. Self-build and custom housebuilding has been consistently promoted as a way of boosting the diversity of housing supply, and our report makes a...


Read more at: The ethical underpinnings of Smart City governance

The ethical underpinnings of Smart City governance

Published in Urban Studies, The ethical underpinnings of Smart City governance: Decision-making in the Smart Cambridge programme, UK explores the ethical debate around Smart Cities. The authors present the case for extending the debate to include the ethical content which can be traced in decision-...


Read more at: The relationship between housing inequality and digital exclusion in the UK

The relationship between housing inequality and digital exclusion in the UK

Dr Hannah Holmes gave a presentation at the 2022 Housing Studies Association Conference in Sheffield on behalf of herself and Dr Gemma Burgess. The presentation looked at how housing circumstances shape and impact people's experiences of digital exclusion.