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Read more at: Press Release: Construction sector recovery needs a transformed delivery approach to assure safety and quality

Press Release: Construction sector recovery needs a transformed delivery approach to assure safety and quality

18 May 2020

Developing advanced, digitally enabled, manufacturing processes and products that can be used in new schools, hospitals and homes forms a core part of the Construction Innovation Hub’s £72 million Government-backed transformative programme. The Hub is now inviting clients and businesses to input into the first of a series...

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Read more at: Blog: DT Hub - Skills required for successful adoption of digital twins

Blog: DT Hub - Skills required for successful adoption of digital twins

15 May 2020

Following the success of the official launch of CDBB’s Digital Twin Hub, Samuel Chorlton , Chair of the DT Hub, considers the possible competencies, skills and cultural changes integral to the successful adoption of digital twins. The launch of the DT Hub marks a significant step in the journey towards a National Digital...

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Read more at: Launch of Flourishing Systems paper calls for urgent change to re-envision infrastructure

Launch of Flourishing Systems paper calls for urgent change to re-envision infrastructure

14 May 2020

On May 12th, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) webinar launch of Flourishing Systems invited more than 100 industry representatives to heed the call to change the way we view and run our national infrastructure in the urgent context of socio-economic recovery from Covid-19 and challenges of climate change...

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Read more at: Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

12 May 2020

Academia, government and industry have come together to publish a new white paper, Flourishing Systems, calling for a fundamental change in how we view and run our nation’s infrastructure in the face of climate change and the socio-economic recovery from Covid-19. The central ideas in the paper are simple and radical: that...

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Read more at: Spring 2020 News Update

Spring 2020 News Update

11 May 2020

Read the Full Spring 2020 Newsletter here: Read the newsletter introduction below: Spring News Update - Introduction: CDBB was founded to explore how digital ways of working and emerging practices and technologies could transform the way we design, build, operate and integrate the built environment. In these times of data-...

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Read more at: Improving Lives through Building Information Modelling (BIM) - Deanery School

Improving Lives through Building Information Modelling (BIM) - Deanery School

1 May 2020

In September last year the Deanery Church of England Academy, Swindon, opened its doors to 1,600 excited children – the first cohort to enter a fantastic new school. deanery2.jpg Linda Culling, the school’s principal, describes the facilities as “amazing” -- there are cutting-edge science labs, a 440-seat theatre...

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

​Fourth Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

30 April 2020

The fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery has been published today by the UK BIM Framework. BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain and the UK BIM Alliance today release the fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: process for Project Delivery to help practitioners in the UK to implement building...

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Read more at: Funding secured for research into improving construction with Digital Twins

Funding secured for research into improving construction with Digital Twins

30 April 2020

Dr Ioannis Brilakis, leader of the University of Cambridge Department for Engineering’s Construction IT group, and CDBB academic has been awarded grant funding, along with visiting Professor Rafael Sacks , to enhance building progress monitoring and quality control through Digital Building Twins. This €6 mil, 42-month...

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Read more at: Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

23 April 2020

Ron Lang, Impact Director for Value at the Construction Innovation Hub , introduces the Hub's Value Theme. As we start a new financial year, I find myself reflecting on just how far we’ve come at the Construction Innovation Hub. The programme has brought together three vastly different organisations, and in the process...

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Read more at: Digital Twin Hub Launches Video Series

Digital Twin Hub Launches Video Series

17 April 2020

The DT Hub is pleased to present Digital Twin Talks! Join us on the 28th April for the first video in a five part series exploring how digital twins are defined and the overarching concepts around them. The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), the Open Data Institute (ODI), the Data & Analytics Facility for...

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