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Paul Swaddle

Paul Swaddle
Head of Technical Solutions at NBS

Background:

An RIBA Chartered Architect, Paul works with global leading practices to understand the knowledge and information management needs of an evolving construction industry in his role as Head of Business Solutions.

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BIM, digital information security, smart cities, futurism, innovation, the global construction industry, specification, architecture, urban design and development, collaboration & data exchange, future of cities, technology.

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Co-author of BIM for Dummies (Wiley).

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Specifications for architecture, engineering, landscape, and the built environment give construction teams a detailed overview of the project work, required performance, and product selections. This article answers some commonly asked questions about specification and NBS, including how to write a specification, and what to include.
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