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Read more at: National Digital Twin programme – building momentum 

National Digital Twin programme – building momentum 

6 September 2021

Since its creation in 2018, the National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) has had three objectives: Enable a National Digital Twin – an ecosystem of connected digital twins to foster better outcomes from our built environment Deliver an Information Management Framework – ensure secure resilient data sharing and effective...


Read more at: Blog: Supporting change in public sector organisations

Blog: Supporting change in public sector organisations

3 September 2021

Mike Turpin, Technical Adviser for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) explains how the recently released enhanced suite of online training will help to support the global implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM). Supported by the Construction Innovation Hub and the Foreign, Commonwealth and...


Read more at: Blog: Making sense of sensors – mixed fidelity building thermal dynamics modelling using IOT

Blog: Making sense of sensors – mixed fidelity building thermal dynamics modelling using IOT

21 July 2021

Exploring the possibilities and challenges of predicting a building’s thermal performance, CDBB researcher Dr Xiang Xie , reports on a collaborative project that is developing a new approach. The buildings and construction sector is a major consumer of energy accounting for more than one-third of the final energy use...


Read more at: Blog: Introducing the Cyber Physical Fabric Summit

Blog: Introducing the Cyber Physical Fabric Summit

1 July 2021

Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director, CDBB on the upcoming Cyber-Physical Fabric Summit The pandemic has highlighted the need to make better, data-driven decisions that are focussed on creating better outcomes. It has shown how digital technologies and the data that drives them are key to putting the right information in...


Read more at: Integrating models of the built and natural environment

Integrating models of the built and natural environment

17 June 2021

Cross-discipline collaboration, cultural barriers and compelling questions. Better data can help us understand the complex interactions between the urban systems we create and the natural systems in which they operate. Such an understanding would underpin our ability to meet important environmental targets such as Net Zero...


Read more at: Agile Standards - Making Excellence a Habit

Agile Standards - Making Excellence a Habit

9 June 2021

Ron Lang, Chief Technical Officer, Construction Innovation Hub W e have seen over the past year how the COVID-19 response has accelerated the speed and scale of digital transformation. One of the most striking developments is the huge momentum towards the adoption of digital twins in the built environment. It’s an...


Read more at: Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

11 May 2021

The Construction Playbook (2020) highlights the need for appointing parties, such as asset owner clients, to further embed digital technologies and processes, especially the UK BIM Framework and digital twins, as a vehicle to improve the performance, sustainability and value for money of projects and programmes allowing...


Read more at: Blog: Increasing confidence in organisations’ ability to manage information when delivering buildings and infrastructure

Blog: Increasing confidence in organisations’ ability to manage information when delivering buildings and infrastructure

27 April 2021

Ian Ronksley, Development Manager for The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), the national accreditation body, provides an update on accreditation and its role in ensuring that the construction industry applies good information management practices when delivering assets. UKAS is undertaking a Pilot Assessment...


Read more at: Blog: Global Collaboration: A Czech perspective

Blog: Global Collaboration: A Czech perspective

19 March 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s International work stream has championed the foundation of successful collaborations between international governments and regional public sector communities resulting in the forthcoming launch of a Global BIM Network for the public sector. Ahead of the CDBB-convened inaugural Global...


Read more at: Pathway towards an Information Management Framework Summary of Consultation Responses

Pathway towards an Information Management Framework Summary of Consultation Responses

16 March 2021

Last May the National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) was really pleased to publish our proposed Pathway to an Information Management Framework (IMF). The publication was accompanied by an open consultation to seek feedback on our proposed approach and to hear from across the community about how they thought the IMF should...