A wide range of interesting articles that help you make informed decisions and deliver the best projects for your clients authored by our team of NBS subject specialists and construction industry contributors.
24 February 2020
NBS Chorus is helping practices work more efficiently and collaboratively on construction projects. This article showcases some of the key benefits that Maber Architects, an AJ100 design-led practice in the UK, have achieved with Chorus.
What are the global, long-term impacts on the future of the built environment? This article will form part of a wider series on these subjects, in association with CIMCIG.
30 January 2020
Specifications for construction: defined. For all the talk about models awash with data (both graphical and non-graphical) you avoid the specification at your peril. But what is a specification for construction? What form does it take? What detail should it contain?
There will often be items or materials that you specify on nearly every project, such as specification of ductwork, painting, or block walling; a set of minimum performance requirements applicable to every building, or a series of general clauses unique to your organisation and developed from experience over many projects.
29 November 2019
NBS Chorus is revolutionising the way specifications are developed in the construction industry. This customer story looks how David Miller Architects, a small technology-led practice in London, are using Chorus on their projects.
05 November 2019
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This is the latest in our quarterly updating programme for Uniclass 2015 and includes updates to seven tables.
Working with specification specialists at the practices AHMM and BDP we have developed an alternative structure for the published output in NBS Chorus.
In this article Dr. Stephen Hamil explains the differences between structuring specifications by Common Arrangement of Work Sections (CAWS) and Uniclass 2015.
With the Rugby World Cup in full swing, NBS Chief Executive Richard Waterhouse gives his view on what the construction industry can learn from his favourite sport.
23 August 2019
National Design Consultancy (NDC) has written its first specification using NBS Chorus. Read how it’s helping the team of engineers to work more efficiently across multiple offices.
Ryder Architecture’s Newcastle and Vancouver teams were among the first to produce a specification using NBS Chorus. Here they explain how it helps the practice to work efficiently across the world.
In 2016 it was announced that NBS has become the first UK organisation to become an Autodesk Solution Associate. Both organizations have been working closely together to develop the next generation of information and knowledge management solutions.