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Tender: Skills to implement the Information Management Framework Part 1: Capability framework

18 September 2020

The purpose of this work is to understand the breadth and depth of skills and roles required to successfully develop, implement and operate an Information Management Framework (IMF) and working towards a National Digital Twin as an ecosystem of connected digital twins. The Information Management Framework (IMF) aims to...

Tender: BIM Information Requirements Wiki Tool

17 September 2020

A lack of understanding of what information should be collected at an organisational level to support the management of assets throughout their life, results in asset-related information not being collected in alignment with an organisation’s requirements. This adversely affects the performance of capital investment...

Blog - BIM, AI and Construction Tech by Professor Rafael Sacks

11 September 2020

Construction must adopt digital tools to prepare the way for information and automation technologies that deliver value . Professor Rafael Sacks , Visiting Professor at CDBB, and Ashtrom Engineering Company Chair in Civil Engineering at the   Technion , Israel Institute of Technology, sets out the House of Construction...

UK BIM Framework publishes updated Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650

4 September 2020

A new suite of guidance documents to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets and ISO 19650-3 the operational phase has been released today by BSI, CDBB and the UK BIM Alliance. This suite of guidance documents (which comprises Guidance Parts 1 – 3 and Parts A – F) has been developed in response to a...

Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

2 September 2020

Built Environment Digital Twinning has been published and is available for download. The report, authored by Ioannis Brilakis , Yuandong Pan, André Borrmann and associates from Siemens is the outcome of the International Workshop on Built Environment Digital Twinning , which was held in Germany in December 2019, co-...


Welcome to the Centre for Digital Built Britain.  

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to understand how the construction and infrastructure sectors could use a digital approach to better design, build, operate, and integrate the built environment. Find out more