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Introducing 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 deliver a smart digital economy for infrastructure and construction for the future and transform the UK construction industry’s approach to the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure.

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Videos and Vlogs explaining some of the work of the Centre for Digital Built Britain Video: Professor Andy Neely and Dr Mark Bew introduce the Centre and explain what a Digital Built Britain is, what the challenges are and how Cambridge will engage with its various stakeholders.

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New Centre for Digital Built Britain

The Government announced the launch of this centre of excellence in Cambridge in order to champion the digital revolution in the built environment. The Centre is part of a landmark government-led investment in growing the UK’s construction sector.

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Blog - Andrew Robinson on the Level 2 Convergence Programme

Jun 21, 2018

Dr Andrew Robinson is a co-founder and partner of Urban Innovation Labs, the organisation commissioned by the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) to report on the Level 2 Convergence (L2C) programme. In this blog Andy explains the importance of L2C in leveraging the full value of a digital built Britain.

FAQ for ISO 19650 Transition

Jun 19, 2018

The following frequently asked questions aim to answer some of the queries that may arise from this process. These have been developed in collaboration by BSI, CDBB, the UK BIM Alliance, Public Sector bodies, and the Home Nations Working Group.

Successful Research Networks Announced

Jun 18, 2018

Following the Call for Networks announced earlier this year, we are delighted to announce the six successful funded networks. These networks will now begin their work towards forming the agenda for future research in support of a digital built Britain.

Blog - Roma Agrawal - The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

Jun 13, 2018

Author of 'Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures', structural engineer at AECOM and champion of engineering as a career, Roma Agrawal proposes a skills manifesto to deliver our digital-built future.

PAS 1192 standards update from BSI

Jun 07, 2018

Media Release from BSI on the transition from PAS 1192 series of standards to international standards.

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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 deliver a smart digital economy for infrastructure and construction for the future and transform the UK construction industry’s approach to the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure.