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Read more at: An Approach to Delivery a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

An Approach to Delivery a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

29 May 2020

The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom summary_tech_report_may29.jpg Published today, The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom outlines the National Digital Twin Programme’s progress to date, while looking ahead to the development of the Information...

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Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain

Information Resilience (IR) can be defined as the process of reducing the vulnerability of information to threats during its lifespan. The aim of this project is to develop a holistic IR model that will systematically demonstrate how information in digital built Britain could be made resilient...

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Digital Energy Estimation Tool (DEET)

How can buildings’ energy use and embodied energy both be optimized at the design stage? This project aims to enable the generation of real-time data from operational energy use and from energy embedded in building components. It will do this through 3-D computing paradigm at an early building...

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Read more at: The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

20 May 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s National Digital Twin programme has launched an open consultation seeking feedback on the proposed approach to the development of an Information Management Framework for the built environment. pathway_to_imf_image.jpg A new report, The Pathway Towards an Information Management...

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Read more at: Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

12 May 2020

Academia, government and industry have come together to publish a new white paper, Flourishing Systems, calling for a fundamental change in how we view and run our nation’s infrastructure in the face of climate change and the socio-economic recovery from Covid-19. The central ideas in the paper are simple and radical: that...

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Read more at: BIM Report on Evaluating Tools for Maturity and Benefits Measurement

BIM Report on Evaluating Tools for Maturity and Benefits Measurement

31 March 2020

In 2019, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, as part of the Construction Innovation Hub and in partnership with the UK BIM Alliance, commissioned a project to evaluate existing tools that assess BIM maturity and identify the benefits (return on investment) of using BIM in projects. The results of the research are...

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Read more at: Government Soft landings Interactive Process Map

Government Soft landings Interactive Process Map

3 March 2020

Government Soft Landings (GSL) can play an important role in enabling a smooth transition from construction to operation. It also helps clients to assure the performance of an asset and inform future project performance setting. The development of this National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) interactive process map has...

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Read more at: Third Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

Third Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

5 February 2020

Published today by the UK BIM Framework The UK BIM Framework today releases the third edition of Guidance Part 2: process for Project Delivery to support practitioners in embedding and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery (Third Edition) This document is...

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Read more at: Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects

Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects

28 January 2020

Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects cdbb_wp_040_thayla_zomer_imagex300.jpg Our January Monthly paper is a working paper by Thalya Zomer, Andy Neely, Ajith Parlikad and Veronica Martinez. The paper investigates the implementation of building information modelling (BIM) in construction...

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Read more at: Principle-based digital twins: a scoping review

Principle-based digital twins: a scoping review

19 December 2019

GeminiPrinciplesimage.jpg To understand how transformative the Gemini Principles are to the development of digital twins, we looked at academic literature for any examples where digital twin implementations were based on similar precepts. The result is a light-touch scoping review on principle-based digital twins, now...

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