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Read more at: Capturing changing activity in London as lockdown eases

Capturing changing activity in London as lockdown eases

3 July 2020

Cambridge researchers are part of a collaborative project tasked with developing models, infrastructure and machine learning algorithms for capturing mobility, transportation and traffic activity in London, as the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown eases. Project Odysseus , led by The Alan Turing Institute , aims to better...

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Read more at: DT Hub - Digital Twin Talks Series 2

DT Hub - Digital Twin Talks Series 2

3 July 2020

The DT Hub is pleased to present its second series of Digital Twin Talks! Join us on the 7th July for the first video in a eight part series exploring the interconnection of digital twins and the benefits that can be delivered. The series provides an opportunity to bring together a number of views from across the industry...

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Complex Systems Network

Publication: Final Report - Complex Systems Network

1 July 2020

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_12.23.50.png Project background This network takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the state-of-the-art in use of modelling support for infrastructure planning decision making, both in industry and policy practice, and in the research community; needs of the practitioner community...

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Read more at: UK selected as Peru’s delivery partner to rebuild facilities damaged by El Nino

UK selected as Peru’s delivery partner to rebuild facilities damaged by El Nino

23 June 2020

Following severe damages caused by climate cycle El Nino in Peru in 2017, yesterday the Department for International Trade (DIT) signed a Government-to-Government (G2G) agreement with the Government of Peru to support the crucial reconstruction of public services facilities. After a rigorous selection process, the UK has...

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Read more at: Press Release: Support for BIM Interoperability Report Recommendations from Public Consultation

Press Release: Support for BIM Interoperability Report Recommendations from Public Consultation

11 June 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), a partner of the Construction Innovation Hub (CIH) responsible for delivering the Government’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) programme and facilitating collaboration with industry, has published a summary report following the public consultation on the CDBB’s BIM...

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Read more at: Blog: An update from Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director at the Centre for Digital Built Britain.

Blog: An update from Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director at the Centre for Digital Built Britain.

4 June 2020

It’s undeniably been a difficult time for most lately, with our relevant sectors being particularly hard hit, and consequently left more vulnerable. However, I remain encouraged and inspired by the energy currently being demonstrated not just to rebuild what’s been broken, but to use this crisis as an opportunity to...

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Read more at: Press Release: Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 published today by the UK BIM Framework

Press Release: Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 published today by the UK BIM Framework

1 June 2020

BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the UK BIM Alliance and the Construction Industry Council today release the Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase. ➢ Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 The Information Protocol has been developed as part of the BS EN ISO 19650-2:2018...

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Read more at: An Approach to Delivery a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

An Approach to Delivery a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

29 May 2020

The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom summary_tech_report_may29.jpg Published today, The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom outlines the National Digital Twin Programme’s progress to date, while looking ahead to the development of the Information...

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Read more at: Blog: The Future is a Digital Twin

Blog: The Future is a Digital Twin

21 May 2020

The Future is a Digital Twin – just like now (but better and with a twin) – In this blog we hear from Sarah Rock who is a Principal Associate in the Construction and Engineering team at international law firm Gowling WLG. Sarah recently joined the CDBB’s Digital Framework Task Group, as a representative of the wider legal...

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Read more at: The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

20 May 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s National Digital Twin programme has launched an open consultation seeking feedback on the proposed approach to the development of an Information Management Framework for the built environment. pathway_to_imf_image.jpg A new report, The Pathway Towards an Information Management...

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