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Centre for Digital Built Britain completed its five-year mission and closed its doors at the end of September 2022

This website remains as a legacy of the achievements of our five-year foundational journey towards a digital built Britain
 
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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 Twins driving business model innovation
Categorisation of Business Models (based on industry interviews) - Pärn 2021

Digital Twins driving business model innovation

The bigger and more complicated the engineering problem, the more likely it is to have a digital twin. Firms that build rockets, planes and ships, for example, have been creating digital twins since the early 2000s, seeing significant operational efficiencies and cost-savings as a result. To date...


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: Digital Twin Journeys: Digital Twins ...from SPACE!
Sakthy with a corner reflector for making assets more reflective to satellites

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...


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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: Launching our vision for the future

Launching our vision for the future

10 March 2022

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) publishes the Gemini Papers today (Thursday 10 March) to outline a blueprint for the future - demonstrating the value of connected digital twins and how they can enable people and nature to flourish together for generations to come. Driven by the Gemini Principles of purpose...


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Gemini Papers

10 March 2022

The Gemini Papers set the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s vision for the future, showcasing the vital role that connected digital twins play in improving social, economic, and environmental outcomes, to create a better quality of life for all. Driven by the Gemini Principles of purpose, trust and function, the papers...


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...