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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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International Blog: International Development

Apr 25, 2018

Sharing a digital language for construction enables partner countries to secure domestic benefits and increase international growth says Adam Matthews, who leads the international Digital Built Britain team. In this blog Adam reflects on Chile’s achievements in copying and adapting the UK’s BIM programme.

Guest Blog - Karen Alford - Environment Agency

Apr 19, 2018

In this month’s guest blog Karen Alford, Flood and Coastal Risk Manager for the Environment Agency, specialising in asset data and information, charts the organisation’s digital journey and looks forward to the next step.

Blog - CBDD Research Agenda and the launch of the Network Call

Apr 12, 2018

Alexandra Bolton, Deputy Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain, reflects on the research agenda for Digital Built Britain that marked its launch at the Centre’s Research Network Scoping Workshop this week.

Research Scoping Workshop - CALL FOR NETWORKS

Apr 12, 2018

CDBB recently held its first workshop on 'Research Network Scoping', at which we announced our Call for Networks.

Blog - Introducing Kirsten Lamb - Information Specialist

Apr 04, 2018

In this month's team blog we are pleased to introduce Kirsten Lamb, who is working with the CDBB as our information specialist. Find out what her role involves and how you can benefit from Kirsten's guide to staying up to date.

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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.