Design & specification
This topic area offers you a set of resources to help you keep up to date with design and specification.
At NBS, one of the requests we receive on a regular basis is for advice on how to specify sustainability or, sometimes, how to write it into a contract. Before we tackle this, however, let’s address a more fundamental question: ‘Is it actually possible?’ read more on 'Green contracting: can it exist?' ...
As part of our series of case studies, we look at how Sheffield City Council used our specification product NBS Building on the multi-million pound redevelopment of the city's Botanical Gardens and its plans to implement NBS Create. read more on 'Case study: Sheffield's Botanical Gardens' ...
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' ...
Videos relating to Building Information Modelling (BIM)
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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