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CBI’s New Foundation report endorses the Value Toolkit

CBI’s New Foundation report endorses the Value Toolkit

We’re delighted with the CBI’ New Foundation report, which recognises that “the Value Toolkit’s role in creating and embedding a shared definition of value in the construction industry should not be underestimated.” Welcoming the report, Keith Waller, Programme...

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New Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework

New Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework

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...

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STATEMENT: Keith Waller responds to TIP Roadmap launch

STATEMENT: Keith Waller responds to TIP Roadmap launch

Welcoming today's publication of Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP): Roadmap to 2030, Keith Waller, Construction Innovation Hub Programme Director, said: "The National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline and the Transforming Infrastructure Performance...

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LEXiCON: The new language of data management

LEXiCON: The new language of data management

Public consultation on critical project to streamline information sharing in construction launched. Views are being sought on a critical project being developed by the Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) and the Construction Products Association (CPA). The LEXiCON...

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Opening up the possibilities of building with wood

Opening up the possibilities of building with wood

A timber pavilion featured at the 2021 London Design Biennale explored how we can use nature based solutions to build back better and address the challenges of the built environment including the climate crisis. Unfolding – created by the Centre for Natural Material...

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Developing Smart Standards : proof-of-concept project

Developing Smart Standards : proof-of-concept project

A new proof-of-concept project, enabled by the Construction Innovation Hub, has investigated whether actionable tasks could be used to guide organisations in their implementation of the ISO 19650 series of standards. Information management compliant with ISO 19650 can...

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Vision for the Built Environment

Vision for the Built Environment

The Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) has signalled its support for a new Vision for the Built Environment published today. The vision describes a safe, high quality, resilient and low carbon built environment system that works together to meet the needs of our...

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Join us to help shape the Platform Rulebook

Join us to help shape the Platform Rulebook

On Thursday 22nd April, from 10:30 – 12:00 join the Construction Innovation Hub as we begin to shape the Platform Rulebook, the next major milestone in the government-backed Platform Design Programme. The Defining the Need report highlighted the scale of opportunity...

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Global BIM Summit – 17 March 2021

Global BIM Summit – 17 March 2021

The inaugural Global BIM Summit will take place, online, on 17 March 2021. The global summit, which is expected to attract attendees from more than 40 countries worldwide, marks the launch of a Global BIM Network. Building information modelling (BIM) is at the heart...

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Local councils urged to reap the rewards of digitalisation

Local councils urged to reap the rewards of digitalisation

Local authorities across the UK are being encouraged to ‘go digital’ in their approach to the design, construction and operation of their buildings and estates. A new video produced by the Construction Innovation Hub with the support of the Local Authorities Working...

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Construction Quality Planning (CQP) Consultation findings

Construction Quality Planning (CQP) Consultation findings

What is Construction Quality Planning? Construction Quality Planning (CQP) is the first in a new ecosystem of quality management tools and processes being developed by the Construction Innovation Hub. CQP is intended to help the sector embrace high quality, safe and...

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*NEW ROLE* Engagement Manager

*NEW ROLE* Engagement Manager

The Construction Innovation Hub is a UK government-funded programme on a mission to transform the UK construction industry. Combining the world-class expertise of the Building Research Establishment (BRE), the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) and the University...

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Join us at UK Construction Week Virtual (UKCW)

Join us at UK Construction Week Virtual (UKCW)

It’s time for UK Construction Week Virtual 2020 and we are delighted to be Lead Transformation Partners! From 5-9 October 2020, colleagues from the Hub and across our growing network of partners will be talking about what the next few months will look like for our...

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Our Platform Design Programme defines the need

Our Platform Design Programme defines the need

The Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Design Programme is developing a platform construction system consisting of a standardised kit of parts that we believe will be able to deliver social infrastructure buildings.We are working in partnership with both...

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Introducing our monthly newsletter “Hub in Focus”

Introducing our monthly newsletter “Hub in Focus”

The Construction Innovation Hub is delighted to share with you the first edition of Hub in Focus, our monthly newsletter.  As the construction sector begins to map out the road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that now more than ever, keeping in touch...

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DCW2019 – final destination of our road trip of events

DCW2019 – final destination of our road trip of events

The Construction Innovation Hub has enjoyed a busy and productive few weeks exhibiting and leading key conversations at some of the UK’s most exciting events in construction. After our participation in CDBB Week and our award-winning involvement in UK Construction...

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Discover The Hub Blog!

Discover The Hub Blog!

Would you like to hear from the leading opinion makers and shapers, initiators of ideas and professional pathfinders in the world of construction? The Hub Blog is your new 'go-to' resource for the latest insights on driving innovation and transformative change in...

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Students invited to design home for  the 21st century

Students invited to design home for the 21st century

The newly-formed Construction Innovation Hub has teamed up with the Ministry of Building Innovation and Education (MOBIE) to challenge school students in the UK to design a home for the 21st Century. The winning design is set to become a reality. The 2019 MOBIE and...

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