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Read more at: Blog: Putting digital at the heart of the built environment - by David Philp

Blog: Putting digital at the heart of the built environment - by David Philp

24 September 2020

The industry has a prime opportunity to set a new course and increase the pace towards digitalisation. The Construction Innovation Hub’s digital impact director David Philp explains Whether we are working with industry or academic partners our aim is to maintain an open dialogue, share insight and knowledge of real-world...

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Read more at: Blog: Diversity and Inclusion in Construction: The importance of Allies by Dave Philp

Blog: Diversity and Inclusion in Construction: The importance of Allies by Dave Philp

23 September 2020

At the end of August, I had the pleasure of presenting at the Women in BIM ‘How to be an effective ally’ webinar. Women in BIM (WiB) – of which I am the Regional Lead for Scotland – is a global online community with a vision to support, empower and celebrate inclusion in BIM and digital construction professionals. This...

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Read more at: Blog - BIM, AI and Construction Tech by Professor Rafael Sacks

Blog - BIM, AI and Construction Tech by Professor Rafael Sacks

11 September 2020

Construction must adopt digital tools to prepare the way for information and automation technologies that deliver value . Professor Rafael Sacks , Visiting Professor at CDBB, and Ashtrom Engineering Company Chair in Civil Engineering at the   Technion , Israel Institute of Technology, sets out the House of Construction...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

2 September 2020

Built Environment Digital Twinning has been published and is available for download. The report, authored by Ioannis Brilakis , Yuandong Pan, André Borrmann and associates from Siemens is the outcome of the International Workshop on Built Environment Digital Twinning , which was held in Germany in December 2019, co-...

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Read more at: Blog: Challenges and the Promise of a National Digital Twin - by Dame Wendy Hall

Blog: Challenges and the Promise of a National Digital Twin - by Dame Wendy Hall

28 August 2020

Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science and Executive Director of the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton, was instrumental in the development of the World Wide Web. A contributor to the CDBB report ‘ The pathway towards an Information Management Framework: A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built...

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Read more at: Blog - Building Blocks for Digitalization by Dan Rossiter

Blog - Building Blocks for Digitalization by Dan Rossiter

24 August 2020

by Dan Rossiter, BSI ( This article and image were originally published in BSI's Standards Outlook - Issue five and the BSI Website .) The built environment is massively important to the UK economy and the wider public good, encompassing as it does all major infrastructure such as road and rail and the buildings in which...

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Read more at: DT Hub Blog: Learn by doing, Progress by sharing: DT Hub and The Information Management Framework

DT Hub Blog: Learn by doing, Progress by sharing: DT Hub and The Information Management Framework

21 August 2020

By Sarah Hayes , Change Stream Lead of the National Digital Twin programme The DT Hub was launched at the end of March 2020 and now in August has grown to over 500 members. That’s over 500 people and organisations interested in developing digital twins across infrastructure asset owners, local authorities, architects...

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Read more at: Blog - Connecting the dots by Alexandra Bolton

Blog - Connecting the dots by Alexandra Bolton

14 August 2020

As further easing of the COVID-19 lockdown measures are implemented across the UK, our sector continues to focus on building back better. In a time like this it’s easy to become distracted by the here and now and focus solely on what needs repair today instead of looking to the future. However, we must connect the dots and...

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Read more at: Blog: CDBB's BIM International Programme featured in Columbian magazine, Revista Urbana

Blog: CDBB's BIM International Programme featured in Columbian magazine, Revista Urbana

6 August 2020

CDBB is committed to promoting the UK BIM value to the international public sector community . Our International Development Programme, headed by Adam Matthews, aims to facilitate trade across countries by developing capabilities of foreign governments and public clients in digital construction, enabling them to achieve...

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Read more at: Buildings Client Group – Digital Responses to COVID-19

Buildings Client Group – Digital Responses to COVID-19

7 July 2020

bcg_logo_cmyk_black.jpg The Buildings Client Group is a members group consisting of leaders, directors and decision makers from across the property sector. Members focus on creating step-change within their own organisations, and ultimately across the sector, through the implementation of emerging digital practices...

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