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Our Stories

On 30th September 2022, 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...


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: 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...


Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: Playing the digital twin ethics game
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Digital Twin Journeys: Playing the digital twin ethics game

8 March 2022

Motion sensors, CO₂ sensors and the like are considered to be benign forms of monitoring, since they don’t capture images or personal data about us as we move through the buildings we visit. Or at least, that’s what we want to believe. Guest blogger Professor Matthew Chalmers (University of Glasgow) helped develop a mobile...


Read more at: The Centre for Digital Built Britain announces a new phase for the Digital Twin Hub at the Connected Places Catapult

The Centre for Digital Built Britain announces a new phase for the Digital Twin Hub at the Connected Places Catapult

3 March 2022

We are pleased to announce that from 1 April 2022, the DT Hub will transition from its current home at the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) to an Industry/Catapult partnership housed at the Connected Places Catapult (CPC) . The DT Hub motto, ‘Learn by doing and progress by sharing’ and its work ethic also...


Read more at: Centre for Digital Built Britain launches its blueprint for the future with the Gemini Papers

Centre for Digital Built Britain launches its blueprint for the future with the Gemini Papers

17 February 2022

PRESS RELEASE The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, 10 March at 12.00pm – 1.00pm (GMT) to launch the Gemini Papers: a blueprint for the future. Industry professionals are being invited to attend the webinar event to celebrate and mark the milestone occasion. Mark Enzer, Head of...


Read more at: The Global BIM Network’s General Assembly: lessons learned & next steps

The Global BIM Network’s General Assembly: lessons learned & next steps

7 February 2022

The Global BIM Network’s inaugural General Assembly (GA) was held online on 2 December 2021. Adam Matthews, Head of International, Centre for Digital Built Britain, welcomed more than 300 public sector and multilateral representatives from 71 countries who joined to hear how the digital construction sector is benefitting...