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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: 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: 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: We’re hack-ling climate change with data

We’re hack-ling climate change with data

9 February 2022

If you are concerned about climate change and passionate about the power of data to tackle the challenges we face then join us to explore how information interoperability can help to tackle the biggest challenges facing the plannet today - the climate emergency. The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partner in the...


Read more at: Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

13 December 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) is working with NHS Scotland to accelerate the digitisation of Scotland’s healthcare estate. As one of the largest estates in the UK, with thousands of assets and properties, NHS Scotland is transforming the way it manages data across the 14 territorial Health Boards and eight...


Read more at: Applying Government Soft Landings and delivering the golden thread of data in a local authority context

Applying Government Soft Landings and delivering the golden thread of data in a local authority context

16 November 2021

Executive Summary Local Authorities are under increasing pressure to deliver carbon reductions and improve local services in the face of increasing pressures on budgets. Local authorities also need to consider new and pending legislation that will impact asset owners including the Building Safety Bill, Fire Safety Bill and...


Read more at: A framework for the future

A framework for the future

3 November 2021

Embracing digital ways of working will transform how the built environment sector works, giving it the tools to tackle the challenges of tomorrow, including the climate crisis, a new framework developed by the Construction Innovation Hub has found. Published today (Wednesday 3 November) to coincide with the UN Climate...


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: Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is offsite?
Map of the 350 UK businesses specialising in different types of OSM

Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is offsite?

16 February 2021

In this blog from Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR), Hannah Holmes and Gemma Burgess, explain how they mapped the locations of over 350 UK businesses specialising in different types of OSM, including modular buildings, pods, panels, and steel and timber frames. They explore these geographies and...