Digital Built Britain

Digital estates

Digital estates: Building and maintaining better data

A digital estates strategy can ensure accurate, trusted data is available to both maintain and develop for the future. Mark Stodgell of PCSG explains how
digitalised construction sector

Collaborate to innovate: How could you prepare for a digitalised construction sector?

In this article, Elizabeth Kavanagh, head of HR, innovation and research at Stride Treglown, examines the shift in our roles due to the culture change required by the move towards a digitalised construction sector and a more collaborative culture
Talk BIM

Time to talk BIM

Here, Alex Small, BIM and Digital Platforms Manager at Tata Steel, explores the discussions from the company’s recent Talk BIM webinar, including why attendees felt a lack of direction is preventing the effective delivery of BIM
buildingSMART International Summit

BIM Alliance & buildingSMART UK&I Chapter announce a merger

On 30 October, at the BuildingSmart International Summit, Anne Kemp UK BIM Alliance Chair will announce that the UK BIM Alliance and buildingSMART UK&I chapter have agreed to merge
Infrastructure Survey

Infrastructure Survey highlights concern over Government commitment

According to the 2017 CBI/AECOM Infrastructure Survey, both business and the public are concerned about the pace of the Government’s commitment to improving the UK’s infrastructure With the UK currently ranking 27th in the world for the quality of its infrastructure, nearly all (96%) of the 727 businesses surveyed saw...
digital construction

Minister Breen leads Enterprise Ireland at DCW17

Pat Breen T.D. Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection will promote Irish capability in digital construction at Digital Construction Week
3D mobile mapping

GeoSLAM launches 3D mobile mapping technology

The global experts in “go anywhere” 3D mobile mapping technology GeoSLAM to launch their brand new time and cost-saving surveying technologies in the UK
Buildings of the Future

Buildings of the Future: it’s time to reconsider the short-term

The availability of measurement models that accurately reflect return-on-investment (ROI) is often the largest hurdle in the design, construction and maintenance of Buildings of the Future
Digital Built Britain

Top 10 reasons to visit DCW next week

From updates on UK Government strategy to free BIM clinics and drone racing, next week’s Digital Construction Week (DCW) at London’s ExCeL is not to be missed
Digital Construction joins Digital Construction Week

IT, BIM and Apps for the AEC and Creative Sectors specialists has announced its involvement in Digital Construction Week 2017 (DCW)
immersive solutions

SME’s invited to pitch immersive solutions at DCW

Immerse UK and i3P have joined forces to invite SMEs to create immersive solutions for three unique challenges set by i3P members Heathrow Airport, Kier Group and CH2M
Tomorrow’s challenges in today's buildings

‘Tomorrow’s challenges in today’s buildings’ competition launches

BSRIA and Designing Buildings Wiki are launching an open competition calling for ideas that will address the issue of tomorrow’s challenges in today’s buildings
BIM level 2

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail: Time as a critical factor...

Ryan Simmonds, sales director of framing at voestalpine Metsec plc, the first tier 2 designer and manufacturer certified to BIM Level 2 for Design and Construction in the UK, explores the processes involved in BIM and how time is a crucial element in its successful deployment
Digital Construction Week

A Show of Innovation: Industry innovators collaborate at Digital Construction Week

Digital Construction Week takes place at London’s ExCeL on 18-19 October. PBC Today previews this year’s event
BIM execution

Making BIM execution business as usual at DCW

Visitors to this year’s Digital Construction Week will be invited to take part in a series of clinics exploring the practicalities of BIM execution
coBuilder and CRB

coBuilder and CRB sign co-operative agreement

coBuilder and CRB have signed an agreement outlining future co-operation, which aims to positively affect the Swiss construction industry

BSRIA launches white paper on wearables in HVAC

BSRIA has launched its White Paper titled, ‘Trends towards wearables and wellbeing in buildings – a threat or opportunity for the HVAC industry?’
BIM project compliance

Overcoming the BIM project compliance challenge

The new BSI Kitemark™ for BIM Objects allows manufacturers to demonstrate the accuracy of their digital products within BIM project compliance. Andrew Butterfield, Director of Built Environment, Product Certification at BSI, takes a look
digital supply chains

Digital supply chains in the AECO sector

Worldwide digital supply chains are creating a greater focus on customer satisfaction. Lars Fredenlund, Chief Executive of coBuilder, examines where the construction industry stands
Shaping a Digital World

ICE to host Shaping a Digital World conference

The ICE will host its popular BIM event on the 13 October, with leading experts providing insight into Shaping a Digital World
Urban Sciences Building

Urban Sciences Building opens in Newcastle

As part of Newcastle’s ‘Science Central’ development, Newcastle University has opened its £59m Urban Sciences Building
Architectural Technology Awards

CIAT declares Architectural Technology Awards winners

The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) has declared the winners for its annual Architectural Technology Awards
Scotland Innovation Centre

Scotland Innovation Centre to debut at DCW

Following its official launch this week, The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre will be showcasing its expertise and equipment as part of the DCW event
Society of digital engineering

The society of digital engineering is launched by CIBSE

Recognising the increasing percentage of engineering tasks conducted in a purely digital environment, CIBSE launches the Society of Digital Engineering
Digital Construction week

Digital Construction Week – a show for innovation

Digital Construction Week offers visitors a chance to meet the teams behind the tech & try out the latest launches set to disrupt the AECO industry
Digital Built Britain

Digital Built Britain – a technology-led future for the built environment

Digital Built Britain sets out the future of the construction industry, but how do we realise it? Ben Malone of BIM. Technologies says we all need ownership

Digital Built Britain