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Read more at: New framework highlights new career opportunities being created by the National Digital Twin

New framework highlights new career opportunities being created by the National Digital Twin

1 March 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB’s ) National Digital Twin programme , in partnership with the Construction Innovation Hub, has released a Skills and Competency F ramework to help individuals , organisations and training bodies to understand the roles and competencies needed to support the National Digital Twin...

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Read more at: Press Release: Explore our visions for the future at Cambridge Festival

Press Release: Explore our visions for the future at Cambridge Festival

26 February 2021

As part of the Cambridge Festival we are inviting Cambridgeshire residents to join us to explore what the future might be for UK’s buildings, infrastructure, places and spaces. Four Futures, One Choice, developed by experts from the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) who specialise in the built environment and how it...

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Read more at: Blog: Global Collaboration: A European Commission Perspective

Blog: Global Collaboration: A European Commission Perspective

26 February 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...

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Read more at: Blog: Global Collaboration: A Chilean Perspective

Blog: Global Collaboration: A Chilean Perspective

26 February 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...

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Read more at: Blog: Global Collaboration: A Colombian Perspective

Blog: Global Collaboration: A Colombian Perspective

26 February 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...

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Read more at: Research Profile - Procurement strategies for incentivising collaborative delivery to optimise whole-life outcomes

Research Profile - Procurement strategies for incentivising collaborative delivery to optimise whole-life outcomes

26 February 2021

BIM and other digital technologies shine a harsh light on disjointed procurement practices and support a more holistic approach to the full project lifecycle. This research project explores procurement strategies and contractual tools to optimise whole-life outcomes through engagement with high-performing collaborative...

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Read more at: DT Toolkit: Making the business case for a DT

DT Toolkit: Making the business case for a DT

25 February 2021

The Gemini Programme of the Centre for Digital Built Britian’s National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) have today released the Digital Twin (DT) Toolkit . This toolkit is a simple guide outlining the key areas of consideration in the approach to developing digital twins. The development of the DT Toolkit came as a response...

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Read more at: Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

25 February 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub’s new Information interoperability: business benefits case helps organisations to understand and unlock the benefits of information interoperability. Produced by the BIM Interoperability Expert Group the tool is easy to use to identify the specific business benefits by organisation type and...

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Read more at: Press Release: Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650 has been updated and published today by the UK BIM Framework

Press Release: Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650 has been updated and published today by the UK BIM Framework

19 February 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (supported by the Construction Innovation Hub), BSI and the UK BIM Alliance, have today released an updated suite of guidance documents to support the BS EN ISO 19650 series. This latest release continues to reflect the massive voluntary effort by industry to continue the drive towards...

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Map of the 350 UK businesses specialising in different types of OSM

Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is offsite?

16 February 2021

In this blog from Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR), Hannah Holmes and Gemma Burgess, explain how they mapped the locations of over 350 UK businesses specialising in different types of OSM, including modular buildings, pods, panels, and steel and timber frames. They explore these geographies and...

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