The Association of Data-Driven Design (ADDD+) is an organisation that has been established to represent new data-driven design professionals in the construction industry. There is a growing sense in the construction industry that new ways of working, digital implementation and advancements in technology need to be met with new skills and principles.

The aims of ADDD+ is to communicate the use of data-driven design to support creativity, workflow efficiencies and the creation of a built environment which is sustainable, productive and cost-effective.

The aim is to create a new profession that is supported in their creative endeavours for the benefit of clients, end-users and all stakeholders across the life-cycle of an asset.

There are three key areas to do this;


Define and share Data-Driven Design principles and confirm the skills required in this field.


Perform research projects to produce publications and reports for industry learning and support.


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