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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23 February 2017 | by

Time is running out to share your experiences from the frontline of the digital construction revolution to help shape the NBS National BIM Report 2017. You've got until the end of the day on Tuesday to take part. Here we muse on some of the key trends we'll be watching for as your responses come in.

17 January 2017 | by

Digital Built Britain is the next stage of the UK's digital construction revolution and will see the principles and practices required for BIM Level 3 solidify.

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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23 February 2017 | by

Time is running out to share your experiences from the frontline of the digital construction revolution to help shape the NBS National BIM Report 2017. You've got until the end of the day on Tuesday to take part. Here we muse on some of the key trends we'll be watching for as your responses come in.

21 February 2017 | by

Don't let fear stop you from reaping the benefits of adopting an organisational approach to Building Information Modelling (BIM). Here we explore how to get started when it comes to auditing and implementing new workflows to better support digital construction.

15 February 2017 | by

NBS research has found that Approved Documents are valued by users and are essential in making sure people comply with the building regulations. There is, however, work to be done to make them fit for digital construction.

15 February 2017 | by

Building successful UK sectors in smart cities, cyber and physical security and realising the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) is at the heart of the Digital Built Britain initiative. But what is the IoT and how can construction make the most of the opportunities it affords?

08 February 2017 | by

What is the difference between an ordinary door and a fire door? This article provides some insight into the use of fire doors in passive fire protection, how they should be specified correctly and who is responsible for their maintenance.

06 February 2017 | by

We assess the North-East's BIM credentials and look at its role in the digital construction revolution.

06 February 2017 | by

Find out how to get your free ticket to the annual construction showcase. Don't miss out on a packed programme of inspiring places, people and products, at London's ExCeL from 7 to 9 March.

03 February 2017 | by

We share some of the buzz from BIM Show Live as the digital construction conference and expo returned to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne for 2017.

02 February 2017 | by

NBS explored the imperative for consistent quality data for manufacturer's objects in a seminar session at BIM Show Live 2017. Here we touch on some of the key areas that formed part of the session and share presentation slides.

30 January 2017 | by

BIM Show Live takes place on February 1 and 2 in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. We explore a packed conference programme.

30 January 2017 | by

Mark Bew MBE, chairman at PCSG and the UK BIM Task Group, shared his thoughts on the UK's Level 2 BIM programme and revealed that a BIM Level 3 mandate will form part of Digital Built Britain plans.

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