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Read more at: Integrating models of the built and natural environment

Integrating models of the built and natural environment

17 June 2021

Cross-discipline collaboration, cultural barriers and compelling questions. Better data can help us understand the complex interactions between the urban systems we create and the natural systems in which they operate. Such an understanding would underpin our ability to meet important environmental targets such as Net Zero...

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Read more at: The Value of Information Management in the Construction and Infrastructure Sector

The Value of Information Management in the Construction and Infrastructure Sector

16 June 2021

The Value of Information Management in the Construction and Infrastructure Sector , commissioned by the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) as a partner of the Construction Innovation Hub and produced by KPMG and Atkins, found evidence of strong organisational benefits that could be enabled by...

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Read more at: Agile Standards - Making Excellence a Habit

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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Read more at: Skills for the future

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...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

11 May 2021

The Construction Playbook (2020) highlights the need for appointing parties, such as asset owner clients, to further embed digital technologies and processes, especially the UK BIM Framework and digital twins, as a vehicle to improve the performance, sustainability and value for money of projects and programmes allowing...

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Read more at: Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

21 April 2021

screenshot_2021-04-21_at_14.20.53.png A bold new Vision for the Built Environment is published today (Thursday 22 April). With contributions from over 75 industry leaders and endorsed by more than 35 cross industry bodies spanning the UK built environment sector, the Vision describes the future we want: a built environment...

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Read more at: Publication: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

Publication: National Digital Twin: Integration Architecture Pattern and Principles

20 April 2021

architecture.png The Architecture Principles This document builds on the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme’s The Pathway Towards an Information Management Framework: A Commons for a Digital Built Britain . Enabled by the Construction Innovation Hub, it specifies a set of principles and a redeployable architectural...

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Read more at: Publication: A Framework for Composition: A Step Towards a Foundation for Assembly

Publication: A Framework for Composition: A Step Towards a Foundation for Assembly

20 April 2021

framework_for_composition.png The Construction Innovation Hub's  (the Hub) Platform Design Programme (PDP) 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, such as schools, hospitals, and ...

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Read more at: Publication: An integrated approach to information management: Identifying decisions and the information required for them using activity and process models

Publication: An integrated approach to information management: Identifying decisions and the information required for them using activity and process models

20 April 2021

prlcess_model.png If we are to achieve more from the built environment, it essential that we better understand the information required in its planning, design, construction and management. This information needs to be able to be shared and aggregated in a way that is effective, resilient and secure. This is critical not...

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Read more at: Exploring the BIM training landscape

Exploring the BIM training landscape

29 March 2021

Information management using building information modelling (BIM) is important in both the delivery and operation of our buildings and infrastructure . There is a need for this to be supported by effective training which is accessible to individuals and companies seeking to improve their information management capabilities...

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