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Read more at: Blog: Andy Neely reflects on CDBB's journey and vision

Blog: Andy Neely reflects on CDBB's journey and vision

8 November 2019

CDBB is approaching the end of the first year as part of the Construction Innovation Hub. In that time we have gone through significant change needed to help us meet the ambitions of the Transforming Construction Challenge programme – and to achieve the aims of a digital built Britain. Indeed we are ambitious. I recognise...

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Read more at: Blog: David Philp on the Government Soft Landings

Blog: David Philp on the Government Soft Landings

1 November 2019

Following the UK BIM Framework’s publication of a refreshed Government Soft Landings (GSL) , lead author David Philp reflects on the report’s production and how the guidance therein supports maintenance of the ‘golden thread’ of a built asset e.g. buildings purpose throughout its lifecycle, from the design and build...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Innovation in Construction by Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei

Blog: Digital Innovation in Construction by Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei

18 October 2019

CDBB and the Construction Innovation Hub have just completed the ‘6 week burst’ - an intense period of engagement activity starting with CDBB week, including UK Construction Week and concluding with Digital Construction Week this week. Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei , a Research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Housing and...

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DT Hub Blog: David Cuckow from BSI on Setting up the DT Hub

17 October 2019

David Cuckow from BSI talks about the role of the Digital Twins Hub to share knowledge, agree on common approaches and inform future “good practice”. David is leading the team that will set up and facilitate the DT Hub, working as part of the CDBB team and together with the founder members and key stakeholders. Digital...

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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton

Blog: Alexandra Bolton

15 October 2019

Reflecting on our inaugural ‘CDBB Week’ and looking forward to Digital Construction Week, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) is positive about the digital transformation in the construction industry and how the Construction Innovation Hub is aiming to be the catalyst for...

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SME Blog - 1Spatial - 1Spatial’s digital twin journey - geospatial data infrastructures guiding digital twin adoption

Setting a pathway to better information management The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) has set out a pathway to better information management and guidance on digital twin adoption. The overarching purpose of the DFTG is to steer and guide the successful...

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Read more at: SME Blog - Data2Dash - A Digital Version of the Real World

SME Blog - Data2Dash - A Digital Version of the Real World

I’m writing this blog following my attendance at the Digital Twin Day organised by the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) in partnership with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) on September 9, 2019. Those who are not familiar with Digital Twins, as I was, the simplest explanation of this...

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Read more at: SME Blog - Ecodomus - The Digital Journey from an SME

SME Blog - Ecodomus - The Digital Journey from an SME

As a SME we have experienced a shift in the market with the term Digital Twin promoting the full lifecycle approach to facilities management and building a bridge between BIM and Smart Cities. EcoDomus is a software platform that has developed from a COBie middleware to a lifecycle common data...

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Read more at: SME Blog - Tonic Analytics - Digital Twins - From Greek Mythology to the Gemini Principles

SME Blog - Tonic Analytics - Digital Twins - From Greek Mythology to the Gemini Principles

In Greek mythology, the minotaur was a ferocious creature of half bull and half man. So dangerous was the minotaur, that Minos, King of Crete, tasked Daedalus, the great architect and engineer, to build a labyrinth to house the minotaur. The labyrinth was famous for being unnavigable; once in...

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SME Blog - Accucities3D - models of cities for Digital Twin Projects

It seems that somehow stringent planning laws in the UK - and especially in London - inadvertently helped the UK to be in the forefront of the digital twins market for cities. UK specific Right of Light, Right of view, Viewing corridors or the Maximum buildings heights grid around St Paul's...

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