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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: We’re hack-ling climate change with data

We’re hack-ling climate change with data

9 February 2022

If you are concerned about climate change and passionate about the power of data to tackle the challenges we face then join us to explore how information interoperability can help to tackle the biggest challenges facing the plannet today - the climate emergency. The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partner in the...


Read more at: Ethically making Smart Cities

Ethically making Smart Cities

7 February 2022

To create a just and inclusive digital built Britain, we need to have ongoing critical dialogues about the ethics of the decision-making involved in creating smart cities. None of us will get it exactly right to begin with, but better outcomes for more people are worth the effort. The ethical issues with ‘ datafication ’...


Read more at: Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

13 December 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) is working with NHS Scotland to accelerate the digitisation of Scotland’s healthcare estate. As one of the largest estates in the UK, with thousands of assets and properties, NHS Scotland is transforming the way it manages data across the 14 territorial Health Boards and eight...


Read more at: Digital transformation key to government’s call to build back better

Digital transformation key to government’s call to build back better

14 September 2021

Embedding digital innovation in the construction and built environment sectors will boost productivity and deliver better whole-life value for assets, according to a new report. Today, the Construction Innovation Hub publishes a new resource to drive greater adoption of information management and digital capabilities. The...


Read more at: Press Release: Demystifying data: new resource to boost BIM uptake across local government

Press Release: Demystifying data: new resource to boost BIM uptake across local government

15 March 2021

Local councils across Britain are being urged to take advantage of a new BIM Early Steps Roadmap which will make the switch towards a data-led approach to the management of buildings and estates easier than ever. The new, easy-to-use resource, which was developed by the Construction Innovation Hub, will allow estate...


Read more at: Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

25 February 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub’s new Information interoperability: business benefits case helps organisations to understand and unlock the benefits of information interoperability. Produced by the BIM Interoperability Expert Group the tool is easy to use to identify the specific business benefits by organisation type and...


Read more at: Press Release: Local councils urged to reap the rewards of digitalisation

Press Release: Local councils urged to reap the rewards of digitalisation

2 February 2021

Local authorities across the UK are being encouraged to ‘go digital’ in their approach to the design, construction and operation of their buildings and estates. A new video produced by the Construction Innovation Hub with the input of the local authority representatives on the Local Authorities Working Group seeks to...


Read more at: Outputs and Resources from the LA Working Group

Outputs and Resources from the LA Working Group

Outputs of the BIM in Local Authorities Working Group Key Outputs screenshot_2020-11-12_at_09.16.31.png The group has published BIM in Local Authorities a white paper commissioned to explore the barriers and issues surrounding the implementation and adoption of digital ways of working and BIM in...


Read more at: Blog: Four Futures, One Choice

Blog: Four Futures, One Choice

11 December 2020

While many worried that automation would lead to unprecedented levels of unemployment, the b uilt e nvironment in 2040 is powered both by a growing skilled workforce and supported by automation. More people than ever are now in employment, a change that happened rapidly in response to the Green New Deal and other post-...