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Read more at: Exploring the BIM training landscape

Exploring the BIM training landscape

29 March 2021

Information management using building information modelling (BIM) is important in both the delivery and operation of our buildings and infrastructure . There is a need for this to be supported by effective training which is accessible to individuals and companies seeking to improve their information management capabilities...

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Read more at: Blog: Pathway towards an Information Management Framework Summary of Consultation Responses

Blog: Pathway towards an Information Management Framework Summary of Consultation Responses

16 March 2021

Last May the National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) was really pleased to publish our proposed Pathway to an Information Management Framework (IMF). The publication was accompanied by an open consultation to seek feedback on our proposed approach and to hear from across the community about how they thought the IMF should...

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Read more at: Press Release: Demystifying data: new resource to boost BIM uptake across local government

Press Release: Demystifying data: new resource to boost BIM uptake across local government

15 March 2021

Local councils across Britain are being urged to take advantage of a new BIM Early Steps Roadmap which will make the switch towards a data-led approach to the management of buildings and estates easier than ever. The new, easy-to-use resource, which was developed by the Construction Innovation Hub, will allow estate...

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Read more at: Blog: Platform Approach to Construction: Progress towards data foundations

Blog: Platform Approach to Construction: Progress towards data foundations

11 March 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Design Programme is working in partnership with both government and industry to develop a platform construction system consisting of a standardised kit of parts to deliver social infrastructure buildings. Here Alexandra Luck, CIH Security Manager, explains the latest work on the...

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Read more at: New framework highlights new career opportunities being created by the National Digital Twin

New framework highlights new career opportunities being created by the National Digital Twin

1 March 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB’s ) National Digital Twin programme , in partnership with the Construction Innovation Hub, has released a Skills and Competency F ramework to help individuals , organisations and training bodies to understand the roles and competencies needed to support the National Digital Twin...

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Read more at: Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

25 February 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub’s new Information interoperability: business benefits case helps organisations to understand and unlock the benefits of information interoperability. Produced by the BIM Interoperability Expert Group the tool is easy to use to identify the specific business benefits by organisation type and...

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Read more at: Publication: Towards carbon free construction: Cultivating and manufacturing our homes

Publication: Towards carbon free construction: Cultivating and manufacturing our homes

14 January 2021

Carbon free.png The UK is legally committed to being zero-carbon and zero-waste by 2050. Engineered timber is the only large-scale construction material that can be grown. To fulfil our commitment to the environment, engineering, architecture and construction with timber can work together to achieve towards our carbon free...

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Read more at: Publication: Four Futures One Choice

Publication: Four Futures One Choice

11 December 2020

fourfutures_onechoice_2020._png.png Four Futures, One Choice uses a futures thinking methodology to explore four scenarios for the digital built environment in the year 2040, hinging on the age demographics in the UK and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It demonstrates that a complex web of factors...

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Read more at: Publication: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

Publication: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

17 November 2020

The two survey papers; ‘ A survey of Top-Level Ontologies ’ and ‘ A Survey of Industry Data Models and Reference Data Libraries ’, form the foundation for the work described in ‘ The Pathway towards and Information Management Framework ’ (IMF). The survey papers identify the requirements and inform the ontological choices...

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Read more at: Publication: BIM in Local Authorities

Publication: BIM in Local Authorities

12 November 2020

screenshot_2020-11-12_at_09.16.31.png The local authority (LA) sector is large and diverse with 343 councils in England who collectively spent around £25bn on capital expenditure in 2017/2018 and approx. £4bn on building maintenance and operation. Currently sector uptake of digital information management – known as...

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