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Read more at: Launch of BIM Toolkit at UK Digital Construction Week to support adoption and implementation of the BIM methodology

Launch of BIM Toolkit at UK Digital Construction Week to support adoption and implementation of the BIM methodology

23 November 2021

PRESS RELEASE On Wednesday, 24 November 2021 - during Digital Construction Week - CDBB International launches a new BIM Toolkit to support the adoption and implementation of BIM across the globe. The international BIM Toolkit has been created following collaborative work led by CDBB International, supporting the UK...


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: The National Digital Twin programme produces a film and interactive app for COP26 showcasing the role of connected digital twins in tackling the climate emergency
Still from Tomorrow Today of Clara, the digital twin engineer

The National Digital Twin programme produces a film and interactive app for COP26 showcasing the role of connected digital twins in tackling the climate emergency

4 November 2021

Collaboration through connected digital twins is key to tackling climate change The National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) and partners on the Climate Resilience Demonstrator (CReDo) are pleased to announce two exciting, public-facing outputs for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). The poignant short film, Tomorrow...


Read more at: Global BIM Network: join our green construction initiative

Global BIM Network: join our green construction initiative

3 November 2021

The COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (31 October to 12 November 2021) is sending a strong message to all countries to put the targets set at the COP21 2015 summit into action in order to achieve Net-zero goals and stop climate change. Its website highlights the economic benefits for the UK: "Leading the world...


Read more at: Interviews with UK infrastructure executives reveals definitions, current practices, challenges and strategies of digital twins in infrastructure

Interviews with UK infrastructure executives reveals definitions, current practices, challenges and strategies of digital twins in infrastructure

8 October 2021

Published in the International Journal of Construction Management and titled, ‘Digital twins in infrastructure: definitions, current practices, challenges and strategies’ a new paper features interviews with top UK infrastructure executives to provide a valuable overview of current digital twin practices in the sector by...


Read more at: Digital Construction on a Shoestring

Digital Construction on a Shoestring

Digital Construction on a Shoestring aims to break down barriers to the practical deployment of digital solutions within construction to include: supply chain – (manufacturers, architects, building contractors) organisations which are often SMEs off-site – the Shoestring team has experience working...


Read more at: Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

21 April 2021

screenshot_2021-04-21_at_14.20.53.png A bold new Vision for the Built Environment is published today (Thursday 22 April). With contributions from over 75 industry leaders and endorsed by more than 35 cross industry bodies spanning the UK built environment sector, the Vision describes the future we want: a built environment...


Read more at: Resource: An integrated approach to information management: Identifying decisions and the information required for them using activity and process models

Resource: An integrated approach to information management: Identifying decisions and the information required for them using activity and process models

prlcess_model.png If we are to achieve more from the built environment, it essential that we better understand the information required in its planning, design, construction and management. This information needs to be able to be shared and aggregated in a way that is effective, resilient and...


Read more at: Resource: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

Resource: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

architecture.png The Architecture Principles This document builds on the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme’s The Pathway Towards an Information Management Framework: A Commons for a Digital Built Britain . Enabled by the Construction Innovation Hub, it specifies a set of principles and a...


Read more at: Publication: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

Publication: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

20 April 2021

architecture.png The Architecture Principles This document builds on the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme’s The Pathway Towards an Information Management Framework: A Commons for a Digital Built Britain . Enabled by the Construction Innovation Hub, it specifies a set of principles and a redeployable architectural...