Digital Construction


John Adams Glider Technology
Peter Barker Ryder Architecture
Rob Charlton Space Group
Mohamad Kassem Northumbria University
Steve Spark Viewpoint
Rebecca Strachan Northumbria University
Paul Swaddle NBS
Pete Watson Atlas Cloud

Overall purpose
of the group

Dynamo Build will provide a unified voice for digital construction in the region, bringing together specialists to establish a hub for skills development and retention.

Key aims and

  • Promote the region as a leader in construction digital technology
  • Raise the profile of the North East as a great place to build
  • Upskill the construction and built environment workforce
  • Highlight the North East’s international reputation for Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Improve links between business and education
  • Retain talent in the North East construction industry
  • Improve the perception of the construction industry
  • Promote digital career opportunities in the construction industry


Promote the Region as a leaders in construction digital technology

  • Set up Dynamo Build
  • Hosted launch event
  • Attracted media attention
  • Gained support from industry bodies
  • Dynamo Build Think Tank held – Feb 2017
  • Dynamo Build Cluster Meetings held – May and June 2017

May’s meeting

BIM Cluster Meeting Notes May 2017 and BIM Cluster Presentation 16.5.17

June’s Meeting

NE Digital Construction Cluster – Value PropositionSWOT Analysis of North East Digital Construction Sector and BIM Digital Construction Cluster_ June Presentation

September’s Meeting

BIM Digital Construction Cluster Sept 17


To get involved with Dynamo’s Digital Construction activities please contact Dawn Dunn by emailing her at

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