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Press Release: CDBB Director elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering  

21 September 2021

Mark Enzer OBE, FREng, Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), Head of the National Digital Twin Programme, Digital Director and board member for the Construction Innovation Hub and Chief Technical Officer of Mott MacDonald has today been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in...

Digital transformation key to government’s call to build back better

14 September 2021

Embedding digital innovation in the construction and built environment sectors will boost productivity and deliver better whole-life value for assets, according to a new report. Today, the Construction Innovation Hub publishes a new resource to drive greater adoption of information management and digital capabilities. The...

CDBB Autumn News

8 September 2021

screenshot_2021-09-08_at_10.47.25.png Welcome to our Autumn newsletter. We are pleased to bring you an update of the activities from across CDBB, the National Digital Twin Programme, our Construction Innovation Hub work, our research teams, and the International Programme. It is always great to see such far reaching impact...

National Digital Twin programme – building momentum 

6 September 2021

Since its creation in 2018, the National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) has had three objectives: Enable a National Digital Twin – an ecosystem of connected digital twins to foster better outcomes from our built environment Deliver an Information Management Framework – ensure secure resilient data sharing and effective...

Blog: Supporting change in public sector organisations

3 September 2021

Mike Turpin, Technical Adviser for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) explains how the recently released enhanced suite of online training will help to support the global implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM). Supported by the Construction Innovation Hub and the Foreign, Commonwealth and...


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