Research Themes

  • Business models

    The Real Estate industry is undergoing a transformative shift with the integration of advanced digital technologies. Among these, digital twins are emerging as a tool that can significantly enhance various […]

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  • Digital twins

    The digital transformation has great potential to trigger an efficient use of resources in the building sector. Digital twins are envisioned as a key enabler for this digital transformation in […]

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  • Ethics and law

    We need to identify, explicate and address the ethical dimensions like trust, transparency, explainability, privacy, fairness, responsibility and safety, to secure the well-being and quality of life for the people […]

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  • Organisation

    As digital tools become more integrated into the construction and real estate sectors, the way these industries operate is evolving. This research dives into how diverse actors within these sectors […]

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  • Sector coupling

    Sector coupling theme is a cross-disciplinary research theme focusing on how digitalisation can facilitate sector coupling between the construction and energy (electrical and thermal)┬ásectors to enhance building sustainability and energy […]

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  • Sustainability and circularity

    A cross-disciplinary research theme focusing on how, and under what conditions, digitalization of buildings can contribute to reduce their environmental impact. The mission of this research theme is to support […]

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