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Read more at: Blog: CDBB's Director of Applied Research Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE

Blog: CDBB's Director of Applied Research Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE

19 July 2019

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) works closely with a range of leading organisations to drive change to deliver a smart digital built environment. Jennifer Schooling OBE, Director of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) and Director of Applied Research for CDBB, reflects on the power of...

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Read more at: DT Hub Blog: Infrastructure Digital Twins?

DT Hub Blog: Infrastructure Digital Twins?

15 July 2019

The Digital Twin Hub is a collaborative learning community, facilitated via an online portal, that will support collaboration related to the development, management and integration of digital twins for the built environment, including economic and social infrastructure . Here we launch the first in the series of monthly...

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Gerry Ruffles

Blog: Gerry Ruffles from MOBIE reflects on the recent Student Design Challenge

12 July 2019

Following the results of the Construction Innovation Hub (CIH) and Ministry of Building Innovation and Education (MOBIE) Student Design Challenge 2019, Gerry Ruffles, Head of Education for MOBIE, champions the talent and innovation of the young students tasked with designing homes for the future. ’Home is the most...

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Read more at: DFTG Blog - Mark Enzer

DFTG Blog - Mark Enzer

5 July 2019

Following the release of tickets to the National Digital Twin Day , Mark Enzer, CTO of Mott MacDonald and Chair of CDBB’s Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG), looks forward to a day celebrating our progress so far towards a National Digital Twin and enabling people at all stages of their digital twin journey to come...

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Read more at: Guest Blog from Laura Sandys - chair of the Energy Data Taskforce

Guest Blog from Laura Sandys - chair of the Energy Data Taskforce

28 June 2019

Following the release of the Energy Data Taskforce report recommending a strategy for the digitalisation of the energy sector, Laura Sandys, Chair of the Taskforce, looks forward to change. Digitalisation is informing all sectors of our economy and the UK energy system has much to gain from transformation. The Energy Data...

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Alexandra Bolton

Blog: Alexandra Bolton introduces CDBB week

21 June 2019

In this weeks blog Alexandra Bolton introduces some of the activities planned for the inaugural CDBB Week, including CDBB’s Digital Framework Task Group at our National Digital Twin day and CDBB's popular Summer Research Showcase . June has been another busy month at CDBB, we have been out and about at various events and...

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Indonesia Workshop Attendees

Blog by Adam Matthews who reflects on a workshop in Indonesia

14 June 2019

Adam Matthews, lead for the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s (CDBB) International Programme, reflects on a successful workshop in Indonesia and how adoption of UK infrastructure methodologies is supporting the country’s infrastructure development plans. Indonesia is one of six partner countries working with CDBB as part...

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Blog: Karen Blay reflects on digital inclusion in designing accessible infrastructure

7 June 2019

Dr Karen Blay is a Lecturer in Quantity Surveying at Loughborough University and a CDBB Early Career Researcher (ECR). Following a workshop in Brazil to design accessible infrastructure for the education and mobility of the blind, Dr Blay reflects on the need for ‘digital inclusion’. karen-blay.jpg My academic research...

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Digital Innovation in Planning - Insights from Scotland

Digital Innovation in Planning - Insights from Scotland

31 May 2019

Franziska Sielker and Amarynth Sichel are researchers at the University of Cambridge Department of Land Economy working on the CDBB-funded project ‘Future Cities in the Making—overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities’ that explores digitisation in the UK’s planning system. Following a visit to Scotland for meetings with stakeholders across the Scottish planning system, Franziska and Amarynth report on the range of projects and approaches to digitalisation in planning and asset management across the border.

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Blog: Alexandra Bolton

Blog: Alexandra Bolton

28 May 2019

Alexandra Bolton welcomes the response to the publication of the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) Roadmap and looks forward to further industry engagement at the launch of the Data and Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure (DAFNI).

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