Last edited 15 Feb 2021

Specification for Discoverable Construction Knowledge - knowledge types

The Discoverable Construction Knowledge specification was launched by the Construction Knowledge Task Group (CKTG) on 27 August 2020. It is a common standard for the way construction knowledge is described that makes it easier to identify the right knowledge in every situation.

One of the fields defined by the specification is knowledge types, which it classifies as:

  • Legislation
  • Regulation
  • Policy
  • Standard
  • Specification
  • Definition
  • Report
  • Guidance
  • Manual
  • Template
  • Example
  • Software
  • Educational and Training
  • Research, Development and Innovation
  • Product Knowledge
  • Project Knowledge
  • News
  • Commentary
  • Case Law
  • Collection
  • Presentation
  • Dataset
  • Person
  • Organisation
  • Group
  • Event
  • Other

The specification is free to access, and is available at:

Guidance for applying the specification to a web page is available here.

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