BIM in brief 29.03.22: Bentley invokes Minecraft for student challenge

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A round-up of BIM and digital construction stories that you might have missed in the past seven days.

Bentley’s digital twin meets Minecraft challenge

Bentley Systems has launched a digital twin design challenge for students worldwide, aged between 12 and 25, to use Minecraft to take a real-world location and design a new structure within it, according to Global Construction Review. The prize fund includes $5,000 for the winner.

Information management roadmap launched

The Construction Innovation Hub has launched an information management roadmap that sets out on one page links to a selection of the key tools and reports produced by the Hub.

Information requirements tool testing

The information requirements tool launched for beta testing by the Construction Innovation Hub a fortnight ago has been tested by more than 100 people already, according to Morta, the company that developed the tool.

Digital Twin Hub by the numbers

The Digital Twin Hub’s annual report reveals that its 3,448 members are drawn from 1,599 organisations in more than 70 countries.

Road map to your first digital twin

The Centre for Digital Built Britain has published an infographic road map for organisations starting their digital twin journey.

Dates for your diary

Digital Construction Awards entry deadline has been extended to 5pm on Friday 1 April.

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