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Seminar 2: Will digital transformations solve our housing crisis?

The second event hosted by CCHPR for the Digital Built Britain Housing Network took place on 10 December 2018 at The Pitt Building in central Cambridge. Attended by academics, policy makers and practitioners, the seminar comprised five short presentations and a discussion.

Presentations were given by Craig Liddell of ilke Homes Ltd, who gave a comprehensive overview of ilke's innovative approach to the offsite manufacture of precision built residential buildings; Nigel Walley, Founder of Chimni; Nissa Shahid, an Urbanist with Future Cities Catapult; and Tim Lowry, from Plymouth City Council.

Nigel Walley, Chimni: Data passports

Nigel Walley's presentation explained the advantages of the Chimni data passport in managing the multiplicity of home data generated throughout the lifetime of a residential property.

PDF document icon Dec 2018 - Chimni Presentation-Cambridge.pdf — PDF document, 1.25 MB (1314629 bytes)

Nissa Shahid, Future Cities Catapult: The future of planning

Nissa Shahid presented an overview of the latest digital innovations in planning and set these in the context of a digital planning system fit for the 21st century.

PDF document icon Future of Planning - Cambridge Centre for Housing Research - 10th December 2018.pdf — PDF document, 3.05 MB (3195777 bytes)

Tom Lowry, Plymouth City Council: Digital planning in Plymouth

Tom Lowry, Neighbourhood Planning Manager for Plymouth City Council, talked the Network through Plymouth City Council's journey to adopting an open data, digitised approach to planning.

PDF document icon 181207_ TL Plymouth Presentation Cambridge Housing Network Final.pdf — PDF document, 1.88 MB (1975925 bytes)

Gemma Burgess & Valentine Quinio, CCHPR: Digital innovation

Gemma Burgess and Valentine Quinio presented the findings of the Housing Network, looking at the opportunities that the Network believes have the greatest potential for innovation in the housing sector and are most likely to be able to solve the UK housing crisis.

PDF document icon CDBB Network Seminar Dec 10th FINAL.pdf — PDF document, 1.12 MB (1172293 bytes)


Gemma Burgess and others

Publication Date

December 2018