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Definitions for levels of BIM maturity from Level 0, through Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 on to 4D BIM and beyond.

13 September 2016 | by

The latest update to the NBS BIM Toolkit represents an ongoing commitment to maintain and develop this essential piece of the BIM Level 2 jigsaw beyond the April 2016 government funding end date.

03 August 2016 | by

Want to understand 'What is BIM?'.  NBS explore definitions of Building Information Modelling (BIM) centred on collaborative working towards a digital model and explore a range of useful BIM tools and resources.

Baffled by BIM? We demystify the key terms and concepts
View the Periodic Table of BIM

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21 September 2016 | by

An authoritative guide to planning, creating and living with tall buildings, thoroughly reworked to reflect the latest industry developments, drawing on the advice and knowledge of more than 20 highly respected industry specialists.

21 September 2016 | by

An authoritative guide to planning, creating and living with tall buildings, thoroughly reworked to reflect the latest industry developments, drawing on the advice and knowledge of more than 20 highly respected industry specialists.

21 September 2016 | by

A new study has named London as the fifth most sustainable city in the world. The Sustainable Cities Index explores the three demands of People, Planet and Profit to develop an indicative ranking of 100 of the world's leading cities.

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The idea behind biomimicry is simple: Nature has already solved a myriad of the problems that we are facing now, so why not use that to our advantage?

19 September 2016 | by

The latest edition of Architectural Design (AD) explores the digital construction revolution and the challenges it poses for traditional views of ownership and authorship.

16 September 2016 | by

Digital Construction Week returns this October. Find out more about this packed two-day conference programme, free-to-attend seminar series, and interactive exhibition.

14 September 2016 | by

John Hill explores a century's worth of 'signficant' buildings in 100 Years 100 Buildings.

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Manchester City Council worked with NBS and PCSG to develop a digital plan of work that will be used as a template for their new build secondary schools.

13 September 2016 | by

The latest update to the NBS BIM Toolkit represents an ongoing commitment to maintain and develop this essential piece of the BIM Level 2 jigsaw beyond the April 2016 government funding end date.

12 September 2016 | by

Refreshed 2016 JCT Contracts are now available. We take a look at what's changed and what these changes mean for users of our NBS specification tools and NBS Contract Administrator as of September 2016.

09 September 2016 | by

A new project to transform building facades into ‘biological computers’ made up of ‘digestive’ bricks that can create useful products from waste has been launched at Newcastle University.

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