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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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Blog by Head of Change and Knowledge Transfer - Nicola Pearson

Blog by Head of Change and Knowledge Transfer - Nicola Pearson

16 May 2019

Head of Change and Knowledge Transfer for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), Nicola Pearson introduces how CDBB is working to support transition to ISO 19650 and makes a new call for proposals. The Change programme is where CDBB engages with industry, including the public sector, both within the UK and abroad.

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Blog: International Collaboration with the United States

Blog: International Collaboration with the United States

9 May 2019

In his blog highlighting CDBB activities from an international perspective, Adam Matthews, Head of International, reflects on an emerging collaboration with the United States.

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Guest Blog from one of the ISO 19650 Guidance authors - Sarah Davidson

Guest Blog from one of the ISO 19650 Guidance authors - Sarah Davidson

3 May 2019

Following the recent release of the BS EN ISO 19650 Concepts Guidance, co-editor and contributing author Sarah Davidson, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Nottingham, sets out the ambitions for the new guidance and invites industry feedback.

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Blog: Alexandra Bolton on latest DFTG news

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on latest DFTG news

29 April 2019

In her monthly round-up blog, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), reflects on the latest developments from the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) and welcomes the formation of the Digital Twin Hub.

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Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on joining CDBB

Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on joining CDBB

17 April 2019

In his new role as academic lead for CDBB, Professor Mark Girolami looks forward to building on, developing and delivering the Centre’s vision for a digital built Britain.

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Blog: DT Hub Steering Group Chair - Samuel Chorlton

Blog: DT Hub Steering Group Chair - Samuel Chorlton

12 April 2019

Following the publication of the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) Roadmap, the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) is launching the Digital Twin Hub (DT Hub), a collaborative and learning community for those who own or develop Digital Twins. Samuel Chorlton, lead for the Data and Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure (DAFNI) and Chair of the Steering Group that will establish the DT Hub, sets out some of the challenges and opportunities.

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Blog: Keith Waller on CDBB's Role in the Construction Innovation Hub

Blog: Keith Waller on CDBB's Role in the Construction Innovation Hub

4 April 2019

Following the official launch of the Construction Innovation Hub (CIH), Programme Director, Keith Waller sets out the collaborative vision for transforming the UK construction sector.

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