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Read more at: Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on the history of digital twins

Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on the history of digital twins

15 January 2020

Ahead of his Turing Talk touring lecture series, Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair, Academic Director of CDBB, and Director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Programme on Data Centric Engineering at The Alan...

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Read more at: Blog: Highlights from the International Programme

Blog: Highlights from the International Programme

18 December 2019

As we approach the start of a new year, Adam Matthews, Head of CDBB’s International Programme reflects on some of the highlights of 2019 and looks forward to the year ahead. In early 2019 the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) awarded the role of delivery partner for the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Pathfinder...

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Read more at: Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

11 December 2019

brydon_wang.jpeg As part of CDBB’s series of blogs to mark Gemini Principles: One Year On, Technology and Construction Lawyer and Sessional Academic at Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Brydon Wang, considers the role of principles in making smart cities and digital twins trustworthy. Can we utilise the...

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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the National Digital Twin Programme

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the National Digital Twin Programme

6 December 2019

A year on from the publication of the Gemini Principles, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director of CDBB, one of the partners in the Transforming Construction’s Construction Innovation Hub, reflects on the progress of the National Digital Twin Programme. Today, 6th December, marks exactly one year since the publication of the...

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Seven Common Challenges Facing Governments when introducing BIM

Seven Common Challenges Facing Governments when Introducing BIM The experience of progressing BIM as a national digitalisation strategy while working with countries globally to secure a common approach to BIM has generated a diverse range of practical understanding. Adam Matthews, lead for CDBB...

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Read more at: James Harris on the Ambitions of the Enablers Stream

James Harris on the Ambitions of the Enablers Stream

22 November 2019

Following the appointment of Manchester-headquartered consultancy Turner Harris to lead the Enablers stream of the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme, CEO James Harris, Enablers stream lead, is looking forward to grappling some of the key challenges to Digital Twin adoption. In this, the first of what I hope will become...

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Read more at: BIM Interoperability Expert Group Blog

BIM Interoperability Expert Group Blog

19 November 2019

Why interoperability is so important when delivering BIM. In this blog CDBB Change Consultant Fiona Moore introduces the BIM Interoperability Experts Group (BIEG) and the reasons behind its development. I nteroperability that enables the easy exchange of information and data between proprietary technologies across the...

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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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