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.


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28 March 2017 | by

Comments have now closed on a draft of PAS 1192-6 which specifies requirements for the collaborative sharing of structured health and safety information throughout the project lifecycle.

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What is a BIM Execution Plan? What is it used for? What form does it take both pre- and post- contract? Who is responsible for its production? We explore the BEP and how to rise to the challenge of meeting Employer's Information Requirements (EIRs).

03 August 2016 | by

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.

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07 April 2017 | by

Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) is a non-proprietary data format for the publication of a subset of building information models (BIM) focused on delivering asset data as distinct from geometric information. Stephen Hamil examines COBie and discusses the role of CAD and master specification systems in creating this data model.

06 April 2017 | by

NBS staff open the doors to our UK headquarters, taking you on a tour of the recently-refurbished, BCO award-winning, Old Post Office in the heart of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

29 March 2017 | by

We often talk of the digital construction revolution but what are the top tech trends on a mission to transform the industry? We look to the skies, welcome our new robot overlords, and discover what a world powered by big data will deliver.

28 March 2017 | by

We explore ten top BIM terms, phrases and concepts and explain each in more detail. It's a one-stop-shop to find out about Building Information Modelling, BEPs, the CDE, Government Soft Landings and more.

28 March 2017 | by

Comments have now closed on a draft of PAS 1192-6 which specifies requirements for the collaborative sharing of structured health and safety information throughout the project lifecycle.

27 March 2017 | by

Views are sought on two new standards for information management using Building Information Modelling - BS ENISO 19650. Part 1 sets out concepts and principles, Part 2 explores the management process around the delivery phase of assets and the key information exchanges required.

27 March 2017 | by

ICE’s State of the Nation 2017 report looks at how advances in digital technology and data are transforming how we design, deliver and operate infrastructure.

22 March 2017 | by

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.

22 March 2017 | by

What is a 'BIM Manager'? What do they do? What kind of skills and abilities should a BIM Manager have? Do you even need a BIM Manager at all?

20 March 2017 | by

Uniclass 2015 is a unified classification system for the UK construction industry covering all sectors of the industry. Here we explore Uniclass 2015, introducing key concepts, explain how the tables are coded and how to view and download the Uniclass 2015 tables.

15 March 2017 | by

As PAS 1192-6 opens for public comment we re-examine what BIM means for construction health and safety by exploring this NBS book.

14 March 2017 | by

Essential resources for Building Information Modelling (BIM) - from useful websites to relevant trade organisations and useful feeds of news, information, advice, and more.

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