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At NBS, our vision is to be the information platform for the construction industry. Our mission is to use the power of connected data to add value and enable a safe, efficient, high-quality industry. In this article Dr Stephen Hamil, Innovation Director for NBS, takes us through the reasons behind the development our new platform NBS Source.
The move to homeworking has created new challenges for the industry that we are all adapting to. We’ve seen an increase in usage of our NBS Chorus specification platform, and many of our customers are seeing the benefits of specifying in the cloud now more than ever. In this article we outline how Chorus will make your life easier while you’re working from home.
In what seems like just a few weeks, the world has changed. We face a threat, the likes of which we have rarely seen. Governments are taking drastic actions to limit the spread of the virus to protect the vulnerable. At the same time, this risks hurting even more through economic damage. In China, GDP fell by over 20% in February and most economies are looking at similar declines.
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.
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.
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.