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Webinar on BIM and Three-dimensional Scannings of Buildings
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This week, we enjoyed a very interesting webinar on BIM (Building Information Modelling) and the capacity of providing three-dimensional scannings of buildings, including their spaces and components, combined with software solutions able to generate BIM representations that can reveal the relevant services to enhance a proper and real spread of...
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(Online) General Assembly and Project Review
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This week has been a very busy one for our project: on Monday, 25th of May 2020, and Tuesday 26th we had the general assembly, and on May 27th, we had the project review by the EC. Both events had to be carried out in the digital domain due to...
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The Start of the Art Concepts…Efficiency. IDDS. Users’ needs. Efforts… The culmination of WP2 (Work Package 2)
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We have been busy working for the past year and a half on the identification of the generic requirements for the ICT platform, this includes the need for new construction works and retrofitting solutions for existing buildings. One of the main activities developed was to adapt and apply, for these...
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SPHERE’s Second Technical Meeting
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On the 11th and 12th February, in Dublin at VRM premises, a two day technical meeting took place between key stakeholders in SPHERE WP3 related to the design of data and ICT architecture for the Digital Twin implementation. Interested parties had an opportunity to join discussions online, 9 people were...
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Digital twin definitions for buildings White Paper released
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Click here: Digital twin definitions for buildings – How to move digital twin environments to the AECOO sector Sphere’s Consortium has released the “Digital twin definitions for buildings – How to move digital twin environments to the AECOO sector” white paper. The consortium has been working several months in the...
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General Assembly in Madrid
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The SPHERE consortium got together from November 11th to 13th at Empresarios Agrupados premises in Madrid. Several discussion points were addressed during this three-day meeting regarding the approach to be taken for PaaS Architecture and Services/Tools integration, the Digital Twin updating and demonstration. There were also very interesting talks on...
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SPHERE’s First Technical Meeting
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On June 6th and 7th, SPHERE partners gathered in EURECAT’s Barcelona offices for the project's 1st technical meeting:  two days of discussions and workshops to better define our BIM-based Digital Twin platform. The main focus of the discussion was to review several technical points that dealt with defining the different...
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General Assembly in Helsinki
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Last April 16th and 17th , the SPHERE consortium flew north to a surprisingly sunny Helsinki to hold their second general assembly. The meeting was organized by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in their premises located in Espoo, who also put together a great social dinner for all partners...
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SPHERE Kick-off Meeting
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The 1st SPHERE General Assembly was held on November 15th and 16th at EURECAT’s premises in Cerdanyola, near Barcelona.  In order to get to know the consortium, the meeting kicked-off with a brief presentation from each partner. Afterwards, a review of the project’s vision and objectives was presented by the...
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