Digital Twin — Creating sustainable buildings, communities and cities

April 15, 2019 , , , , ,

Digital Twin — using innovative technology to create sustainable buildings, communities and cities. A new, exciting tech development that is growing in momentum, not only in construction, but across all industries, is that of the digital twin … a physical entity linked to a digital reproduction of an asset using sensors.

Digital twins act as a live digital model of a physical asset and can function as essential problem-solvers, needed to improve asset performance, influence future building design, and ultimately reduce risk, writes Gary Nixon, Technical Manager, IES. See full story by clicking on Latest Issue on the Home Page and going to Page 47.