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Read more at: UIL: Making the digitally enabled services and supply chain work

UIL: Making the digitally enabled services and supply chain work

This workpackage explores the capabilities needed: by government, by those involved in the specification, design and delivery of built assets and across a portfolio of services, through-life, for businesses and citizens, and the capabilities needed by government, business and citizens to best...

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Read more at: UIL: integration and optimisation of services embedded in the built environment

UIL: integration and optimisation of services embedded in the built environment

This report explores the capabilities required to specify, procure, design, deliver and manage services based on, and embedded in, the built environment in order to optimise effectiveness, efficiency and productivity for their stakeholders, whilst making best use of data and information through-...

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Read more at: CAR: creation and through-life management of built assets and infrastructure

CAR: creation and through-life management of built assets and infrastructure

The past 20 years have witnessed a transformation in digital technologies that touches every part of life in Great Britain. We now take completely for granted the ability to take digital photographs, access precise locations using satellite technologies, and access a world of information from the...

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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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Read more at: Urban Planning and BIM

Urban Planning and BIM

The project aimed to understand the extent to which the UK planning system is engaging with BIM at different spatial scales (e.g., individual building, development scheme, city, region). It explores how the planning system could better help deliver BIM and inform local and national policy actors...

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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 Interoperability Expert Group Report

BIM Interoperability Expert Group Report

16 April 2020

CDBB, a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub, has published The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Interoperability Report for consultation. It forms part of the Construction Innovation Hub’s work to grow the digital economy for the construction and infrastructure sector, and to develop and promote digital ways of...

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Read more at: Research and Development Landscape Review

Research and Development Landscape Review

4 April 2020

screenshot_2020-06-18_at_17.09.03.png This review of CDBB funded literature revealed a wide array of tools - meaning digital technologies, processes and frameworks - at various stages of maturity, many of which could be transformative if they were widely adopted. However, there are barriers to this adoption in the level of...

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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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