BIM (Building Information Modelling)
The revolutionary force of Building Information Modelling continues to reverberate around the construction industry. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on BIM from NBS.
Kieran Parkinson from BSI looks at the how BIM standards have helped remove much of the risk and uncertainty associated with sharing information in a virtual construction environment and explores how such standards can be internationalised. He also shares thoughts on four UK BIM standards projects that will drive the next stage in the digital construction revolution.
This article introduces some new public beta functionality that allows models and specifications to be uploaded and viewed from the context of a project within the NBS BIM Toolkit. We’re hoping that this new functionality will be well received by NBS users within their existing BIM workflows.
What is BIM? NBS experts explore definitions of the process that sees construction industry professionals collaborate on a range of data that comes together in a federated digital Building Information Model. We also explore a range of essential BIM tools and resources.
BIM untangled. All the key terms and concepts explained.View the Periodic Table of BIM
We explore the process of data exchange on collaborative construction projects and set out requirements and timescales for data drops across a BIM project.
You'll know you've incurred the wrath of the BIM community when you hear cries of "fluffy kittens". But what's that all about? We explore "BIM models" and #fluffykittens.
Digital Construction Week 2017 shines a light on innovation in the built environment - exploring exemplar projects like HS2 and the Tideway hub, cutting edge tech like the Tesla Model X and top trends like augmented and virtual realities.
The government's review of industry digitalisation has set out a number of opportunities for productivity gains in an interim report. We explore the preliminary findings and ask what they mean for construction.
This September a range of spaces and places normally off-limits to the general public fling open their doors. If you're coming to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to check out the Old Post Office, home to NBS, why not take in some of these other top attractions?
Think you're a bit of a BIM expert? Know your DPOW from your EIR and your PIM from your PIP? Prove it by scoring top marks in our latest quiz.
Top titles on Building Information Modelling. If knowledge is power, become powerful with our pick of the best BIM books. It's essential reading for BIM beginners, novices and experts alike.
Educators are flocking to the Minecraft platform, which allows players to build and explore virtual cities, to enthuse a new generation of potential construction professionals.
There's a packed events programme in store for the remainder of 2017. Don’t miss out on the best conferences, exhibitions, expos and networking events that can add value to your working life in the months ahead.