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TechFest 2018

TechFest 2018

20 September 2018

This year CDBB was pleased to sponsor the New Civil Engineer TechFest 2018. Held in the heart of London this event aimed to provide a forum for civil engineers to debate the industry’s biggest tech challenges, stimulate opportunities to further innovation. It also provided a forum for rewarding great innovations that are shaping the industry with a series of awards announced in an award ceremony at the end of the day.

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Blog: Challenges and Opportunities of Data in Construction and Infrastructure by Jennifer Schooling

Blog: Challenges and Opportunities of Data in Construction and Infrastructure by Jennifer Schooling

20 September 2018

While the construction and infrastructure sector generates huge amounts of data the full value of that data is yet to be realised. Dr Jennifer Schooling, Chair of the Research Strategy Steering Group at the Centre for Digital Built Britain considers the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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CDBB September 2018 Newsletter

CDBB September 2018 Newsletter

3 September 2018

Find out about the latest news on CDBB recruitment, our blogs, BIM updates, new events and more in CDBB's September newsletter.

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Blog: BIM Programme Update

Blog: BIM Programme Update

3 September 2018

This week the CDBB Home Nations Working Group [HNWG] meeting will be hosted in Northern Ireland, bringing together the four national BIM programmes with the purpose of developing consistency of messaging and promoting a shared understanding of the value proposition afforded by a co-ordinated approach to a digitised UK built environment. BIM Communications Manager David Philp updates on what to expect.

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Guest International Blog: David Miller Architects - BIM Opens Doors in Chile

Guest International Blog: David Miller Architects - BIM Opens Doors in Chile

31 August 2018

Guest international blog by David Miller Architects, reflecting on their work with Chile and collaboration with CDBB's Adam Matthews, who has been a key player in the promotion of the UK’s BIM expertise to various countries around the world and has been particularly active in Chile.

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Guest Blog: Sam Williams discusses the benefits of child-friendly urban planning

Guest Blog: Sam Williams discusses the benefits of child-friendly urban planning

28 August 2018

Arup’s report Cities Alive: Designing for urban childhoods (December 2017) presents the inclusive benefits of taking a child-friendly approach to urban planning. Sam Williams, part of the multi-disciplinary Operations Consulting team at Arup and one of the report’s authors, explores the built environment from a child’s perspective.

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Report: Blockchain and Smart Contracts: What the AEC sector needs to know

Report: Blockchain and Smart Contracts: What the AEC sector needs to know

28 August 2018

Lamb, K. (2018). Blockchain and Smart Contracts: What the AEC sector needs to know.

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Report: Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

Report: Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

28 August 2018

Lamb, K. (2018). Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

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Blog: Alexandra Bolton on CDBB's new funding opportunities

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on CDBB's new funding opportunities

23 August 2018

Following the announcement of three new funding opportunities at the CDBB Summer Showcase Event, Alexandra Bolton, Deputy Director of the Centre, looks forward to receiving bids for the new calls.

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Consultation open on the future of automated compliance checking in the Built Environment

17 August 2018

CDBB's D-COM network is looking for survey participants to help understand the present capabilities of compliance systems, along with the current attitudes and industry readiness for the digitisation of regulations and compliance checking.

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