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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton on skills and education in transforming construction

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on skills and education in transforming construction

5 March 2020

Ahead of this year’s Cambridge Science Festival and following the success of the Construction Innovation Hub’s support of Futurebuild 2020, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director at the Centre for Digital Built Britain, considers skills and education crucial to transforming construction. Securing the skills, training and...

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Read more at: Government Soft landings Interactive Process Map

Government Soft landings Interactive Process Map

3 March 2020

Government Soft Landings (GSL) can play an important role in enabling a smooth transition from construction to operation. It also helps clients to assure the performance of an asset and inform future project performance setting. The development of this National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) interactive process map has...

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Read more at: Blog: In the built environment, it isn’t easy being green – but data management can help

Blog: In the built environment, it isn’t easy being green – but data management can help

2 March 2020

To coincide with FutureBuild 2020 and conversations around the future of green construction Kirsten Lamb reflects on how data management can help in the pursuit of being green in the built environment. Kirsten explains how sustainability is one of the most compelling reasons to adopt information management practices and...

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Read more at: Blog: Skills Development and the Standards Landscape

Blog: Skills Development and the Standards Landscape

2 March 2020

Standards create an avenue of consistency and opportunity for skills to be recognised and developed. In this blog Kirsten Lamb reviews the work done to date on skills in relation to the standards landscape and points to future work needed to support progress towards an information management framework and a National...

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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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