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Laying the foundations for digital twins with the Smart Infrastructure Index

11 August 2020

The Smart Infrastructure Index is enabling members of the Digital Twin Hub (DT Hub) to measure their digital maturity and benchmark their progress against their peers. This is a key step in the journey towards a National Digital Twin as the Index results will not only reveal where members ’ currently are o n their digital...

Tender: Graduate Digital Capabilities - online workshops

10 August 2020

CDBB is looking for an organisation to event-manage and facilitate two series of online workshops and dissemination of outputs to the built environment sector. The objective of the project is to gain broad agreement on the digital capabilities required by graduate entrants across the built-environment. This will generate a...

Blog: CDBB's BIM International Programme featured in Columbian magazine, Revista Urbana

6 August 2020

CDBB is committed to promoting the UK BIM value to the international public sector community . Our International Development Programme, headed by Adam Matthews, aims to facilitate trade across countries by developing capabilities of foreign governments and public clients in digital construction, enabling them to achieve...

Using AV and VR Technologies to Boost AEC Sector Efficiency and Productivity

29 July 2020

As the AEC industry takes steps to rebuild business as the country resets post-Covid-19 lockdown, Dr Manuel Davila Delgado, Associate Professor, Big Data Enterprise and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the University of the West of England, and lead for CDBB’s Vision Network , makes the case for driving industry...

UK BIM Framework publishes new resource to support BIM training providers

29 July 2020

The UK BIM Framework has released a free resource to support the development of training content for building information modelling (BIM) aligned with current standards - the UK BIM Framework Learning Outcomes Edition 1 . Based upon the BIM Academic Forum’s ‘Learning Outcomes Framework’ (2012), this completely refreshed...


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