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Read more at: Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

11 May 2021

The Construction Playbook (2020) highlights the need for appointing parties, such as asset owner clients, to further embed digital technologies and processes, especially the UK BIM Framework and digital twins, as a vehicle to improve the performance, sustainability and value for money of projects and programmes allowing...


Read more at: Resource: Skills and Competencies for the National Digital Twin

Resource: Skills and Competencies for the National Digital Twin

With a growing digital transformation movement, there are a wealth of new and exciting career and training opportunities for people, regardless of their technical ability, to make our built environment a fairer, more environmentally friendly, and more productive through the National Digital Twin (...


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: Line of sight: an Asset Management Methodology to Support Organisational Objectives

Line of sight: an Asset Management Methodology to Support Organisational Objectives

Organisations responsible for infrastructure assets must understand the importance that asset information has to achieve their organisational objectives. Asset-related information must align with organisational requirements to support the efficient management of assets throughout their whole life...


Read more at: DT Toolkit: Making the business case for a DT

DT Toolkit: Making the business case for a DT

25 February 2021

The Gemini Programme of the Centre for Digital Built Britian’s National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) have today released the Digital Twin (DT) Toolkit . This toolkit is a simple guide outlining the key areas of consideration in the approach to developing digital twins. The development of the DT Toolkit came as a response...


Read more at: Blog: Using Statistical Tools to Support Development of Digital Twins - Professor Mark Girolami

Blog: Using Statistical Tools to Support Development of Digital Twins - Professor Mark Girolami

15 February 2021

Following publication of his collaborative landmark research synthesising computational mathematics and data science in engineering, Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair at the University of Cambridge, Programme Director for Data-Centric...


Read more at: Blog: Construction with Digital Twin Information Systems

Blog: Construction with Digital Twin Information Systems

21 December 2020

In order to realise the potential of digital twin information management within construction and learn how to apply it correctly, we must recognise there is a need for a holistic approach to construction management. Professor Rafael Sacks was until September 2020 a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Digital Built Britain...


Read more at: Blog: An openBIM Approach to IoT Integration with Incomplete As-Built Data

Blog: An openBIM Approach to IoT Integration with Incomplete As-Built Data

15 December 2020

A paper by Dr Nicola Moretti , Dr Xiang Xie , Dr Jorge Merino , Justas Brazauskas and Dr Ajith Parlikad - An openBIM Approach to IoT Integration with Incomplete As-Built Data has been published in a special issue of MDPI’s Applied Sciences Journal focused on Cognitive Buildings. Lead author Dr Nicola Moretti provides a...


Read more at: Resources: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

Resources: Top-Level Ontologies and Industry Data Models

These two survey papers; ‘ A survey of Top-Level Ontologies ’ and ‘ A Survey of Industry Data Models and Reference Data Libraries ’, form the foundation for the work described in ‘ The Pathway towards and Information Management Framework ’ (IMF). The survey papers identify the requirements and...


Read more at: Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

14 December 2020

The d evelop ment of a digital twin of the University of Cambridge West Cambridge campus provide s a demonstrator facility to address the challenges associated with the production of a National Digital Twin (NDT), an ecosystem of connected digital twins, securely sharing infrastructure and built environment data to support...