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Blog: Alexandra Bolton tells us the latest news from CDBB

Blog: Alexandra Bolton tells us the latest news from CDBB

26 September 2018

In her monthly CDBB round-up Alexandra Bolton, Deputy Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain offers an update on some of the events and activities that have been underway this month.

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Blog: Challenges and Opportunities of Data in Construction and Infrastructure by Jennifer Schooling

Blog: Challenges and Opportunities of Data in Construction and Infrastructure by Jennifer Schooling

20 September 2018

While the construction and infrastructure sector generates huge amounts of data the full value of that data is yet to be realised. Dr Jennifer Schooling, Chair of the Research Strategy Steering Group at the Centre for Digital Built Britain considers the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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Blog: BIM Programme Update

Blog: BIM Programme Update

3 September 2018

This week the CDBB Home Nations Working Group [HNWG] meeting will be hosted in Northern Ireland, bringing together the four national BIM programmes with the purpose of developing consistency of messaging and promoting a shared understanding of the value proposition afforded by a co-ordinated approach to a digitised UK built environment. BIM Communications Manager David Philp updates on what to expect.

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Guest International Blog: David Miller Architects - BIM Opens Doors in Chile

Guest International Blog: David Miller Architects - BIM Opens Doors in Chile

31 August 2018

Guest international blog by David Miller Architects, reflecting on their work with Chile and collaboration with CDBB's Adam Matthews, who has been a key player in the promotion of the UK’s BIM expertise to various countries around the world and has been particularly active in Chile.

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Guest Blog: Sam Williams discusses the benefits of child-friendly urban planning

Guest Blog: Sam Williams discusses the benefits of child-friendly urban planning

28 August 2018

Arup’s report Cities Alive: Designing for urban childhoods (December 2017) presents the inclusive benefits of taking a child-friendly approach to urban planning. Sam Williams, part of the multi-disciplinary Operations Consulting team at Arup and one of the report’s authors, explores the built environment from a child’s perspective.

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Blog: Alexandra Bolton on CDBB's new funding opportunities

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on CDBB's new funding opportunities

23 August 2018

Following the announcement of three new funding opportunities at the CDBB Summer Showcase Event, Alexandra Bolton, Deputy Director of the Centre, looks forward to receiving bids for the new calls.

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ICE Blog: Data - an untapped goldmine for productivity?

ICE Blog: Data - an untapped goldmine for productivity?

16 August 2018

How can the infrastructure sector capitalise on the data opportunity? Ahead of the Shaping a Digital World event on 25 September, the Institution of Civil Engineers held a joint roundtable with construction sector advisors Invennt to explore the actions required.

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Blog from Amelia Burnett on the Engagement Programme

Blog from Amelia Burnett on the Engagement Programme

8 August 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s (CDBB) engagement programme works across research, industry and policy to champion digital transformation. Amelia Burnett, Head of Engagement for CDBB, heralds the change.

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Guest Blog from Professor Gillian Rose who provides a social geography perspective

Guest Blog from Professor Gillian Rose who provides a social geography perspective

8 August 2018

The CDBB programme is actively multi-disciplinary to engage with ideas and perspectives beyond digital technology and construction. Gillian Rose, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Oxford, and a member of the CDBB Expert Research Panel, considers the digital built environment through the lens of social geography.

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Blog: International Update - UK Government’s Prosperity Funded Global Infrastructure Programme

Blog: International Update - UK Government’s Prosperity Funded Global Infrastructure Programme

2 August 2018

Adam Matthews, lead of the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s International Programme, discusses the benefits of the UK Government’s Prosperity funded Global Infrastructure Programme for partner countries and the UK.

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