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Read more at: Research Profile - Understanding the social context to transforming construction through digital innovation

Research Profile - Understanding the social context to transforming construction through digital innovation

27 November 2020

Despite digital innovation bringing opportunity to improve productivity and predictability in construction, the sector has been slow to change. Transforming construction through digital is not simply a technical problem but a social, cultural, economic and political challenge. Without understanding the contributing factors...

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Read more at: Press Release: Design Council hosts workshops to address digital skills gap in built environment sector

Press Release: Design Council hosts workshops to address digital skills gap in built environment sector

20 November 2020

A series of workshops identifying the digital capabilities needed by recent graduates in built environment professions is to be hosted by Design Council, on behalf of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) – a member of the Construction Innovation Hub. Kicking off this December, the workshops will form the first phase...

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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

These 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...

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Read more at: Blog: The Need for a Platform Approach to Construction - new survey reports published

Blog: The Need for a Platform Approach to Construction - new survey reports published

17 November 2020

The Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Design Programme, working in partnership with both government and industry, is developing a platform construction system consisting of a standardised kit of parts that we believe will be able to deliver social infrastructure buildings. Here Alex Luck , CIH Security Manager...

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Key benefits of BIM

benefits_885.jpg Why should the construction and infrastructure sectors adopt BIM? CDBB, BSI and the UK BIM Alliance work together as the UK BIM Framework to demonstrate why and how to adopt secure, resilient information management for the built environment. This is supported by the UK government...

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The UK BIM Framework

ukbimframework_for_web_page2.png The UK BIM Framework is the overarching approach to implementing BIM in the UK, using the framework for managing information provided by the ISO 19650 series. It includes: the published standards called upon to implement BIM in the UK the UK BIM Guidance Framework...

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Read more at: UK BIM Framework publishes updated Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650

UK BIM Framework publishes updated Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650

4 September 2020

A new suite of guidance documents to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets and ISO 19650-3 the operational phase has been released today by BSI, CDBB and the UK BIM Alliance. This suite of guidance documents (which comprises Guidance Parts 1 – 3 and Parts A – F) has been developed in response to a...

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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: Publication: A Practice-Based Conceptual Model on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Benefits Realisation

Publication: A Practice-Based Conceptual Model on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Benefits Realisation

27 August 2020

Abstract screenshot_2020-08-27_at_08.33.23.png Most of the existing research on BIM implementation and benefits realisation has departed from a technocentric perspective and instead promoted the belief that the benefits of using BIM technologies are an inevitable outcome of adoption in and of itself. Recently, scholars...

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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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