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01 December 2016 | by

If 2016 has taught us anything then it's to expect the unexpected. Referendum result ripples will continue to be felt in 2017 but what does the construction industry actually want to see in the year ahead? We asked the question. You provided the predictions.

01 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.

23 November 2016 | by

What happens in Vegas doesn't have to stay there. We share five key takeaways from the 2016 Autodesk University event, complete with links to watch some of the best sessions online.

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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09 December 2016 | by

A year dominated by the historic referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union, 2016 has been a year of mixed fortunes for the construction industry. In this NBS review of the year we look at some of the key headlines from the year gone by and look forward to 2017.

09 December 2016 | by

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

05 December 2016 | by

For the designer, BIM provides more than just a technological change in the way they work; it’s a complete refit of the entire design process. We explore what making the switch to BIM really means.

01 December 2016 | by

If 2016 has taught us anything then it's to expect the unexpected. Referendum result ripples will continue to be felt in 2017 but what does the construction industry actually want to see in the year ahead? We asked the question. You provided the predictions.

01 December 2016 | by

They say never a cross word at Christmas but we couldn't resist putting your BIM knowledge to the test with our perplexing puzzler this festive season.

01 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.

28 November 2016 | by

Adrian Malleson takes the temperature of a UK construction industry mulling its post-Brexit future, six months on, distilling the responses to our second survey on the historic referendum on EU membership.

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Most of a building’s problems can be traced to moisture. It causes wood to decay, concrete to crack, fungus to grow, metals to corrode, pipes to burst (from the cycle of freezing and thawing), and it damages and discolours interior finishes. Understand moisture and you can prevent damp occuring.

24 November 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.

23 November 2016 | by

What happens in Vegas doesn't have to stay there. We share five key takeaways from the 2016 Autodesk University event, complete with links to watch some of the best sessions online.

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