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New framework highlights new career opportunities being created by the National Digital Twin

1 March 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB’s ) National Digital Twin programme , in partnership with the Construction Innovation Hub, has released a Skills and Competency F ramework to help individuals , organisations and training bodies to understand the roles and competencies needed to support the National Digital Twin...

Press Release: Explore our visions for the future at Cambridge Festival

26 February 2021

As part of the Cambridge Festival we are inviting Cambridgeshire residents to join us to explore what the future might be for UK’s buildings, infrastructure, places and spaces. Four Futures, One Choice, developed by experts from the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) who specialise in the built environment and how it...

Blog: Global Collaboration: A European Commission Perspective

26 February 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s International work stream has championed the foundation of successful collaborations between international governments and regional public sector communities resulting in the forthcoming launch of a Global BIM Network for the public sector. Ahead of the CDBB-convened inaugural Global...

Blog: Global Collaboration: A Colombian Perspective

26 February 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s International work stream has championed the foundation of successful collaborations between international governments and regional public sector communities resulting in the forthcoming launch of a Global BIM Network for the public sector. Ahead of the CDBB-convened inaugural Global...

Research Profile - Procurement strategies for incentivising collaborative delivery to optimise whole-life outcomes

26 February 2021

BIM and other digital technologies shine a harsh light on disjointed procurement practices and support a more holistic approach to the full project lifecycle. This research project explores procurement strategies and contractual tools to optimise whole-life outcomes through engagement with high-performing collaborative...

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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