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Read more at: Our Stories

Our Stories

As the Centre for Digital Built Britain completes its mission to advance the digital transformation of the built environment. We have been developing materials to celebrate the foundational work that has been done over the last five years, highlighting our learnings, and hearing from the people...


Read more at: PRESS RELEASE: Supporting industry to realise the benefits of a collaborative approach to procurement

PRESS RELEASE: Supporting industry to realise the benefits of a collaborative approach to procurement

31 March 2022

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) as a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub is pleased to announce the launch of a multi-party ‘Integrated Information Management Contract’ (‘IIMC’), developed by the King’s College London Centre of Construction Law and the University of Cambridge Laing O'Rourke Centre for...


Read more at: Get started with start-ups

Get started with start-ups

9 March 2022

Henry Fenby-Taylor, the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s Head of Information Management explores the start-up ecosystem in construction and how a new report from the Construction Innovation Hub can help those looking to set up or invest in start-ups. Innovation in the built environment has never been more important. The...


Read more at: Thought leadership paper: Impacts and benefits to adopting TIP (2030), Value Toolkit and Construction Playbook for

Thought leadership paper: Impacts and benefits to adopting TIP (2030), Value Toolkit and Construction Playbook for

10 February 2022

Impacts and benefits of incorporating the TIP Roadmap (2030), Construction Playbook and Value Toolkit for Local Authorities Executive Summary The UK Government has developed or supported three key documents and productivity initiatives that are covered in this paper. The Transforming Infrastructure Performance Roadmap to...


Read more at: Exploring the benefits of engineered timber for building schools

Exploring the benefits of engineered timber for building schools

15 December 2021

Published in MDPI Sustainability a new open access paper from Antiopi Koronaki, Aurimas Bukauskas, Aftab Jalia, Darshil U. Shah and Michael H. Ramage from the Centre for Natural Material Innovation at the University of Cambridge , ‘ Prefabricated Engineered Timber Schools in the United Kingdom Challenges and Opportunities...


Read more at: A framework for the future

A framework for the future

3 November 2021

Embracing digital ways of working will transform how the built environment sector works, giving it the tools to tackle the challenges of tomorrow, including the climate crisis, a new framework developed by the Construction Innovation Hub has found. Published today (Wednesday 3 November) to coincide with the UN Climate...


Read more at: Publication: Industry Guidance: Successful adoption and use of BIM and OSM

Publication: Industry Guidance: Successful adoption and use of BIM and OSM

21 October 2021

screenshot_2021-10-21_at_09.33.52.png Abstract This guidance document describes six key factors that will help construction firms to transform their project delivery through the adoption and use of BIM and OSM. Our research has shown that construction firms that have successfully adopted and are using BIM and OSM share six...


Read more at: New Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework

New Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework

28 September 2021

Assessing the performance of a building or other asset during the procurement, design and construction phase remains a significant challenge for the industry and its operational energy use and emissions can come as a shock. New guidance published today from the Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) responds to this...


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: Line of Sight Methodology offers ‘golden thread’ to connect organisations with their assets

Line of Sight Methodology offers ‘golden thread’ to connect organisations with their assets

30 July 2021

The ‘Line of Sight: an Asset Management Methodology to Support Organisational Objectives ’ paper has been published today, 30 July 2021, by the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) and can be read here . This 10-page, accessible overview of the methodology is aimed at all stakeholders, both technical and...