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10 January 2017 | by

There's still time for you to share your experiences from the frontline of the digital construction revolution to help shape the NBS National BIM Report 2017. Here we muse on some of the key trends we'll be watching for as your responses come in.

11 January 2017 | by

There's not much time left to ensure your place at one of the highlights of this year's BIM events calendar. BIM Show Live takes place this February and there's a packed programme in store.

09 December 2016 | by

In FutuREstorative Martin Brown reignites the green agenda by reframing the debate and advocating a radical change in direction.

03 August 2016 | by

What is BIM? Find out what BIM is as NBS experts explore defintions of Building Information Modelling (BIM); the digital construction revolution that sees a range of data come together in a federated digital model. Plus, a range of essential BIM tools and resources.

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17 January 2017 | by

Digital Built Britain is the next stage of the UK's digital construction revolution and will see the principles and practices required for BIM Level 3 solidify.

13 January 2017 | by

Soft landings help ensure a smooth ride for all concerned as buildings move from construction to occupation and use. Here we explore how to ensure operational efficiencies across the project timeline by means of a soft landing strategy with a passing nod to Government Soft Landings.

12 January 2017 | by

Policymakers are looking for your help to understand how best to unlock carbon and bill savings in non-domestic buildings that currently account for 12% of greenhouse gas emissions.

11 January 2017 | by

There's not much time left to ensure your place at one of the highlights of this year's BIM events calendar. BIM Show Live takes place this February and there's a packed programme in store.

10 January 2017 | by

There's still time for you to share your experiences from the frontline of the digital construction revolution to help shape the NBS National BIM Report 2017. Here we muse on some of the key trends we'll be watching for as your responses come in.

05 January 2017 | by

Windows are one of the most important elements of a building’s thermal envelope; providing aesthetics, letting in light, helping control sound, and serving as a means of natural ventilation. The history of windows is enmeshed in the history of architecture, and their evolving design is a tribute to not only architectural advancement, but to the progression of framing materials and glass manufacturing.

03 January 2017 | by

The NBS BIM Object Standard sets out what constitutes a high-quality BIM object – with the right levels of information, appropriate geometry, and a consistent, structured format. In this new series we explore the standard in detail.

03 January 2017 | by

The construction industry is increasingly looking to product manufacturers to provide high quality BIM objects for use in their projects but what are these objects, how are they used and what information do they include? And, crucially, how can manufacturers meet the demand?

22 December 2016 | by

Check out the latest BIM books with our essential BIM reading list and get a sneaky peek at the titles set to be published in the coming months.

22 December 2016 | by

The NBS BIM Object Standard sets out what constitutes a high-quality BIM object – with the right levels of information, appropriate geometry, and a consistent, structured format. In this new series we explore the standard in detail.

22 December 2016 | by

NBS will be exploring the imperative for consistent quality data for manufacturer's objects in a seminar session at BIM Show Live. Here we touch on some of the issues that will form part of the session.

20 December 2016 | by

Get your tickets for BIM Show Live 2017 at a discounted price. With a packed programme in store this is one event that you're not going to want to miss. Secure your tickets before the end of the year at a special NBS price.

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