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Read more at: Our Stories

Our Stories

As the Centre for Digital Built Britain completes its mission to advance the digital transformation of the built environment. We have been developing materials to celebrate the foundational work that has been done over the last five years, highlighting our learnings, and hearing from the people...


Read more at: PRESS RELEASE: Supporting industry to realise the benefits of a collaborative approach to procurement

PRESS RELEASE: Supporting industry to realise the benefits of a collaborative approach to procurement

31 March 2022

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) as a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub is pleased to announce the launch of a multi-party ‘Integrated Information Management Contract’ (‘IIMC’), developed by the King’s College London Centre of Construction Law and the University of Cambridge Laing O'Rourke Centre for...


Read more at: Growing the future

Growing the future

31 March 2022

A Construction Innovation Hub enabled project by the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Natural Material Innovation (CNMI) aims to showcase the benefits of modular school design and construction through a demonstrator project at a primary school in Cambridge. The design for a new school extention at the Fawcett Primary...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: the end of the road, or just the beginning?

Digital Twin Journeys: the end of the road, or just the beginning?

29 March 2022

The Digital Twin Journeys workstream has taken world leading research and turned it into accessible and useful information to enable those who are just starting out on their digital twin journeys to get ahead. We have learnt about more than just innovative technologies and dtj_final_thumbnail.jpg their implementation, we...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: Teaching a Computer to See
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Digital Twin Journeys: Teaching a Computer to See

25 March 2022

To asset owners and managers, understanding how people move through and use the built environment is a high priority, enabling better, more user-focused decisions. However, many of the methods for getting these insights can feel invasive to users of the built environment. The latest output from Digital Twin Journeys looks...


Read more at: Driving the digital transformation of the construction sector
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Driving the digital transformation of the construction sector

23 March 2022

Launched today (23 March) our Information Management Roadmap is designed to set out on one page how we are driving the digital transformation of the construction sector and contributing to the achievement of the Transforming Construction Challenge outcomes. With links to a selection of the key tools, reports produced and...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: Digital Twins ...from SPACE!
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Digital Twin Journeys: Digital Twins ...from SPACE!

22 March 2022

We all want the built environment to be safe and to last. However, minor movements over time from forces such as subsidence can impact how well our assets perform. It can also make connecting and modifying assets harder if they have shifted from the position in which they were built. If the assets are remote or hard to...


Read more at: Our Artefacts Our Stories

Our Artefacts Our Stories

16 March 2022

This physical and digital book celebrates the extraordinary progress we have made with our partners in industry, academia and government in creating a solid foundation for a digital built Britain. CDBB’s overarching role was to bring people together, to convene, connect and coordinate across the whole of the built...


Read more at: Launching our vision for the future

Launching our vision for the future

10 March 2022

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) publishes the Gemini Papers today (Thursday 10 March) to outline a blueprint for the future - demonstrating the value of connected digital twins and how they can enable people and nature to flourish together for generations to come. Driven by the Gemini Principles of purpose...


Read more at: Get started with start-ups

Get started with start-ups

9 March 2022

Henry Fenby-Taylor, the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s Head of Information Management explores the start-up ecosystem in construction and how a new report from the Construction Innovation Hub can help those looking to set up or invest in start-ups. Innovation in the built environment has never been more important. The...