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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: Thought Leadership: Taking a stepped approach to digital adoption in the Local Authority Sector

Thought Leadership: Taking a stepped approach to digital adoption in the Local Authority Sector

31 March 2022

Executive Summary Our world is changing: the way local authorities provide products and services, as well as people’s expectations of how they are delivered, are changing. Finances and resources are, and will be, increasingly stretched. This leads to a growing tension that can lead to dissatisfaction, defection and...


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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: Thought leadership paper: Impacts and benefits to adopting TIP (2030), Value Toolkit and Construction Playbook for

Thought leadership paper: Impacts and benefits to adopting TIP (2030), Value Toolkit and Construction Playbook for

10 February 2022

Impacts and benefits of incorporating the TIP Roadmap (2030), Construction Playbook and Value Toolkit for Local Authorities Executive Summary The UK Government has developed or supported three key documents and productivity initiatives that are covered in this paper. The Transforming Infrastructure Performance Roadmap to...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: smart infrastructure for safety and reliability across the rail network

Digital Twin Journeys: smart infrastructure for safety and reliability across the rail network

22 November 2021

When we travel by train, we expect that we will arrive at our destination safely and on time. Safety and performance of their service network is therefore a key priority for Network Rail. Our latest video in the Digital Twin Journeys series tells the story of how researchers have inherited two intensively instrumented...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: Understanding the information need, a bridge to better information management
Photos of sensors installed on bridge from Staffordshire Bridges project

Digital Twin Journeys: Understanding the information need, a bridge to better information management

15 November 2021

Digital twins enable asset owners to use better information at the right time to make better decisions. Exploring the early stages of a digital twin journey – understanding the information need – are Staffordshire Bridges researcher Dr Farhad Huseynov and Head of Information Management Henry Fenby-Taylor. Network Rail...


Read more at: Bridging the Chasm – the story of BIM within the Ministry of Justice

Bridging the Chasm – the story of BIM within the Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is a major UK Government department headed up by the Secretary of State and Lord Chancellor. Its mission is to deliver a world-class justice system that works for everyone in society. The MoJ commenced its information management journey almost 10 years ago and has been...


Read more at: Press Release: Inspiring the next generation of construction industry leaders

Press Release: Inspiring the next generation of construction industry leaders

27 May 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub and Class Of Your Own (COYO), supported by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), are today releasing a new film Where it All Begins as part of a call on the construction industry to support them in attracting the brightest and best upcoming talent. The film offers an exciting view...


Read more at: Research Profile - Smart Hospital of the Future: Digital technologies, service innovation, and hospital design

Research Profile - Smart Hospital of the Future: Digital technologies, service innovation, and hospital design

12 April 2021

Plans are afoot to relocate the century-old Moorfields Eye Hospital from its current home in London’s Old Street to a two-acre site at St Pancras Hospital, in the King’s Cross area. The move brings opportunity to use digital technologies (AI, analytics, digital twins) to innovate service provision to NHS patients and...


Read more at: Infrastructure Mapping Application (IMA) - Gemini Case Study

Infrastructure Mapping Application (IMA) - Gemini Case Study

22 March 2021

The I nfrastructure M apping A pplication for London (IMA) seeks to address London’s need for improved coordination around infrastructure delivery to minimise disruption. The Greater London Authority (GLA) created the tool in 2015 t o provide insight into London’s future growth, development, and infrastructure investment...