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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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Read more at: BIM Interoperability Expert Group Report

BIM Interoperability Expert Group Report

16 April 2020

CDBB, a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub, has published The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Interoperability Report for consultation. It forms part of the Construction Innovation Hub’s work to grow the digital economy for the construction and infrastructure sector, and to develop and promote digital ways of...

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Read more at: Blog: Organisational information requirements (OIR)

Blog: Organisational information requirements (OIR)

7 April 2020

Since the release of BS EN ISO 19650 (Parts 1 and 2) there has been a noticeable industry shift towards a standardised approach to information briefing, delivery and management using building information modelling (BIM). ISO 19650 is a series of international standards which define the collaborative processes for the...

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Read more at: COVID-19: Sector Resources

COVID-19: Sector Resources

6 April 2020

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues impact the construction industry, a number of resources have been made available to provide accurate information on what you can do to support your business. Construction Innovation Hub Programme Director Keith Waller has written a letter to the Construction Sector which provides an...

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Read more at: CDBB officially launches the Digital Twin Hub

CDBB officially launches the Digital Twin Hub

31 March 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) has launched the Digital Twin Hub (DT Hub), a new online community to promote best practice in digital twins for infrastructure and as a testbed for the Information Management Framework for the built environment to enable the future National Digital Twin. CDBB’s DT Hub is a...

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Read more at: BIM Report on Evaluating Tools for Maturity and Benefits Measurement

BIM Report on Evaluating Tools for Maturity and Benefits Measurement

31 March 2020

In 2019, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, as part of the Construction Innovation Hub and in partnership with the UK BIM Alliance, commissioned a project to evaluate existing tools that assess BIM maturity and identify the benefits (return on investment) of using BIM in projects. The results of the research are...

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Read more at: Blog: Can digital twins help planning for remote working?

Blog: Can digital twins help planning for remote working?

27 March 2020

Increasing numbers of people are currently working from home. Whether you are following Government advice on self-isolating or are one of the growing number of people working remotely on a regular basis, telecommuting is shaping the world we live in. A CDBB project by Dr Li Wan, Lecturer from Land Economy Department in...

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Read more at: Blog: David Mosey on the procurement landscape and benefits of change

Blog: David Mosey on the procurement landscape and benefits of change

26 March 2020

A new Construction Innovation Hub research programme explores procurement strategies to incentivise collaborative delivery and optimise whole-life outcomes. Lead author of the review, Professor David Mosey from King’s College London Centre of Construction Law, considers the current procurement landscape and the benefits of...

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