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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: Digital Twin Journeys: smart infrastructure for safety and reliability across the rail network

Digital Twin Journeys: smart infrastructure for safety and reliability across the rail network

22 November 2021

When we travel by train, we expect that we will arrive at our destination safely and on time. Safety and performance of their service network is therefore a key priority for Network Rail. Our latest video in the Digital Twin Journeys series tells the story of how researchers have inherited two intensively instrumented...


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: New collaborative workshop tool to help organisations start a business case for a digital twin

New collaborative workshop tool to help organisations start a business case for a digital twin

22 October 2021

The National Digital Twin Programme’s Digital Twin Hub has been working with digital collaboration platform specialist Axis to produce an online meeting tool based on the Digital Twin Toolkit report, released earlier this year, containing knowledge and expert advice from existing digital twin users. The Digital Twin...


Read more at: National Digital Twin programme – building momentum 

National Digital Twin programme – building momentum 

6 September 2021

Since its creation in 2018, the National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) has had three objectives: Enable a National Digital Twin – an ecosystem of connected digital twins to foster better outcomes from our built environment Deliver an Information Management Framework – ensure secure resilient data sharing and effective...


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Agile Standards - Making Excellence a Habit

9 June 2021

Ron Lang, Chief Technical Officer, Construction Innovation Hub W e have seen over the past year how the COVID-19 response has accelerated the speed and scale of digital transformation. One of the most striking developments is the huge momentum towards the adoption of digital twins in the built environment. It’s an...


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Skills for the future

19 May 2021

Realising the digital transformation of the built environment sector and the benefits of the National Digital Twin will rely on the workforce having the necessary skills. The NDTp Skills and Competency framework and supporting resources are designed to help organisations and individuals prepare for the future. The National...


Read more at: Resource:Platform Approach to Construction: Progress towards data foundations

Resource:Platform Approach to Construction: Progress towards data foundations

The Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Design Programme is working in partnership with both government and industry to develop a platform construction system consisting of a standardised kit of parts to deliver social infrastructure buildings. Here Alexandra Luck, CIH Security Manager, explains...


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 (...