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Our Stories

As 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 hearing from the people...


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: 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: Cyber Physical Fabric Summit

Cyber Physical Fabric Summit

Monday, 19 July, 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00

Exploring the Power of Federated Digital Twins and Cyber-Physical Fabric at a National Scale The emerging perspective is that the pandemic has driven seven years of digital progress in one year. That acceleration has taught us many things for example: the importance of data, particularly the real-time, crowdsourced data on...


Read more at: Blog: Introducing the Cyber Physical Fabric Summit

Blog: Introducing the Cyber Physical Fabric Summit

1 July 2021

Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director, CDBB on the upcoming Cyber-Physical Fabric Summit The pandemic has highlighted the need to make better, data-driven decisions that are focussed on creating better outcomes. It has shown how digital technologies and the data that drives them are key to putting the right information in...


Read more at: Seminar: Supply chain economics and business models for Offsite Manufacturing

Seminar: Supply chain economics and business models for Offsite Manufacturing

Tuesday, 27 April, 2021 - 13:00 to 16:30

Many industries and businesses have been converted into more efficient, dynamic, and productive forms. The construction industry, on the other hand, still relies heavily on labour combined with onsite work, which is no longer compatible with the current health, safety, and performance requirements. Furthermore, delivering...


Read more at: Workshop: Business Models of Digital Twins

Workshop: Business Models of Digital Twins

Thursday, 22 April, 2021 - 10:00 to 12:00

What is the workshop about? Previous research carried out by the Cambridge Service Alliance (CSA), University of Cambridge has demonstrated that digital twins are an opportune conduit for business model innovation. This workshop delves deeper into understanding business model archetypes and opportunities with digital twins...


Read more at: Press Release: Explore our visions for the future at Cambridge Festival

Press Release: Explore our visions for the future at Cambridge Festival

26 February 2021

As part of the Cambridge Festival we are inviting Cambridgeshire residents to join us to explore what the future might be for UK’s buildings, infrastructure, places and spaces. Four Futures, One Choice, developed by experts from the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) who specialise in the built environment and how it...


Read more at: Cambridge Festival - Four Futures, One Choice - evening talk for adults

Cambridge Festival - Four Futures, One Choice - evening talk for adults

Monday, 29 March, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:00

Explore what the UK’s buildings, places and spaces could be like in 2040 & how the choices we make today could lead to fairer greener future. An interactive story sets out four future visions for the built environment and will be available throughout the Festival. This event is an evening (aimed at adults) talk which...


Read more at: Four futures, one choice: options for the digital built Britain of 2040

Four futures, one choice: options for the digital built Britain of 2040

Tuesday, 2 March, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

A panel discussion with the authors Chair: Dr Erika Parn cz_logo_rectangle.png Four Futures, One Choice , a new, plain-language e-book written by experts from the Centre for Digital Built Britain in Cambridge, presents four future scenarios for what the construction sector of 2040 could look like, depending on the choices...