Design & specification
This topic area offers you a set of resources to help you keep up to date with design and specification.
Liverpool Central Library and Archive reopened to the public in May 2013 after a £50 million refurbishment that took almost three years. The library was Britain’s first purpose-built public lending library when it was constructed in 1860 and is located in the heart of the Liverpool UNESCO World Heritage Site. read more on 'Case study: Liverpool Central Library' ...
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is in the early stages of a project to replace the aging Bridlington Leisure World. The new, multipurpose facility will meet Bridlington’s future needs and provide a high quality, sustainable, and flexible building which is easier to maintain and manage than the current centre, and can accommodate a wide array of sports facilities. read more on 'Case study: Bridlington Leisure World' ...
Despite their seeming simplicity, the design of a car park on multiple levels – whether above ground or below – involves the consideration of a number of significant requirements. These range from efficient circulation to structural matters, crime prevention and health & safety aspects. read more on 'Design recommendations for multi storey and underground car parks' ...
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Discover how NBS Create has been designed to enable you to quickly and easily specify construction products either generically or by using manufacturer and product references. This guide also illustrates how to export a full list of all the manufacturers and product specified in your NBS Create specification, plus how to output into a COBie format.
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