20 July 2022
This is the latest in our quarterly updating programme for Uniclass. It includes updates to nine tables, and is predominantly for the addition of new classifications and corrections to existing classifications.
Understand how a digital plan of work that follows the RIBA Plan of Work can be produced. Links are provided to RIBA resources, providing guidance and a Microsoft Excel template ‘Toolbox’.
Specification is a process which develops throughout the project timeline. This article examines specification development from outline to descriptive requirements and into prescriptive solutions, in the context of information management processes.
As part of the 2014/ 15 Innovate UK-funded BIM Toolkit project, NBS worked with BDP and Mott MacDonald to produce a set of indicative ‘level of detail (LOD) guides’. These are now available as a set of downloads. This article discusses the guides in the context of current information management processes.
NBS has released a collaborative five-part guide, with input from members of the NBS technical and information teams and other sustainability champions. Customers will be able to reference the guides and find what they need to aid in their sustainable specification efforts.
28 April 2022
This is the latest in our quarterly updating programme for Uniclass. It includes updates to eight tables and is predominantly for the addition of new classifications and corrections to existing classifications.
14 April 2022
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21 September 2022
Classification of ‘things’ is an integral part in the successful delivery of interoperable data, allowing information to be organised and easily retrieved. To support the industry in assigning classification, NBS and the Government Industry Interoperability Group have undertaken an alignment exercise between Uniclass and IFC, removing the need to work through a manual decision process and improving consistent selection within the industry.
At our recent NBS Construction Leaders’ Summit, BDP Chief Information Officer Alistair Kell told the story of BDP’s digital transformation journey. This article looks at how NBS is a part of BDP’s digital process, the presentation is available to watch and a short interview with Alistair is listed below.
This article looks at the benefits of using the Uniclass classification structure when structuring manufacturer product information. It provides an insight into how NBS does this in the NBS Source platform.
This article describes what each table can be used for, and lists some example items classified in Uniclass tables, to help all users implement the appropriate tables and classifications in their work.
Uniclass is a unified classification system for the built environment covering all sectors and roles, delivered by NBS.
10 February 2022
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