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Read more at: Blog: Trudi Sully on the drive to deliver innovation

Blog: Trudi Sully on the drive to deliver innovation

25 February 2020

UK Research & Innovation’s Transforming Construction Challenge partners are joining forces at Futurebuild 2020. Ahead of the event, Trudi Sully, Impact Director for Manufacturing at the Construction Innovation Hub, considers the drive to deliver innovation to transform construction and presents her pick of the...

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Read more at: Blog: DT Hub - Bringing together the digital twin community

Blog: DT Hub - Bringing together the digital twin community

19 February 2020

CDBB’s Digital Twin Hub is establishing and bringing together stakeholders in the digital twin space to create a collaborative web-enabled community to drive learning and accelerate progression through shared experience. Samuel Chorlton, DT Hub Chair, reflects on making headway and identifying next steps. This year will...

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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton on sustainability in digitalisation of the built environment

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on sustainability in digitalisation of the built environment

14 February 2020

Sustainability is a key driver to digital transformation in the built environment. Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), considers the challenge, the opportunity and the potential prize. Addressing the challenges of the climate emergency is a pressing agenda for us all. The...

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Read more at: Atkins and Ordnance Survey appointed to research benefits of a national digital twin

Atkins and Ordnance Survey appointed to research benefits of a national digital twin

6 February 2020

CDBB has awarded Atkins and Orndance Survey the tender to support the research into the benefits of creating a National Digital Twin of the UK's infrastructure. Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, and Ordnance Survey have been appointed by the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) to research the benefits of...

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Read more at: Third Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

Third Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

5 February 2020

Published today by the UK BIM Framework The UK BIM Framework today releases the third edition of Guidance Part 2: process for Project Delivery to support practitioners in embedding and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery (Third Edition) This document is...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Construction on a Shoestring - Duncan McFarlane

Blog: Digital Construction on a Shoestring - Duncan McFarlane

4 February 2020

Ahead of the Construction Innovation Hub’s inaugural Digital Construction on a Shoestring workshop, Duncan McFarlane, Professor of Industrial Information Engineering at the University of Cambridge and head of the Distributed Information & Automation Laboratory at the Institute for Manufacturing considers the benefits...

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Read more at: Memorandum of Understanding signed between the UK and Peru to solidify collaboration related based on UK BIM

Memorandum of Understanding signed between the UK and Peru to solidify collaboration related based on UK BIM

31 January 2020

On 29 January 2019 The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) of Peru signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of the United Kingdom to the improvement and development of Infrastructure investments in the country. The MOU, signed by the MEF and the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (...

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Read more at: Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects

Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects

28 January 2020

Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects cdbb_wp_040_thayla_zomer_imagex300.jpg Our January Monthly paper is a working paper by Thalya Zomer, Andy Neely, Ajith Parlikad and Veronica Martinez. The paper investigates the implementation of building information modelling (BIM) in construction...

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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: Tender: Provision of services for the organisation of the Global BIM Summit

Tender: Provision of services for the organisation of the Global BIM Summit

9 January 2020

CDBB, in partnership with the Construction Innovation Hub, Department for International Trade and Foreign Commonwealth Office are holding a Global BIM Summit in London to bring together the international community developing and delivering national digital transformation programmes in construction that improve...

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