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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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04 December 2015 | by
Last amended on 09 August 2017

The recent global WannaCry ransomware attack has put information security firmly back in the headlines. Here we show how PAS 1192-5 principles can be embedded to deliver a security approach for built assets in a collaborative digital construction project that’s both proportionate and robust.

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.

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 2018 | by

We have picked five key resources we think you will find useful if you are a practicing Landscape Architect. You could be just starting out in your career or have been practising for years, either way here are the top five resources you should know about.

19 February 2018 | by

BIM Show Live takes place on 28 February and 1 March in Newcastle upon Tyne’s stylish Boiler Shop. We explore a packed conference programme.

07 February 2018 | by
Last amended on 07 February 2018

We’ve been making some improvements to the NBS BIM Object Standard.

05 February 2018 | by

Uniclass 2015 is a dynamic classification for the construction industry. Our latest update is of particular benefit to construction industry professionals working in the rail and water sectors.

17 January 2018 | by

It’s easy to see why some people think that adopting a BIM approach might only be worthwhile on bigger projects, but is there benefit and value in adopting BIM processes for smaller projects? And just what is a BIM approach anyway?

09 January 2018 | by

With the Government’s 2016 mandate for collaborative 3D BIM on all publicly-funded projects in force, we want to know your thoughts on BIM and how the BIM mandate is affecting you and your work.

21 December 2017 | by

In this NBS review of the year we look at some of the key headlines from the year gone by and ruminate on what to expect from 2018.

14 December 2017 | by

Do you know your Level of Information (LOI) from your Level of Detail (LOD)? Can you tell your BIM Execution Plan (BEP) from your Common Data Environment (CDE)? Put your knowledge of Building Information Modelling to the test with our latest fun quiz.

30 November 2017 | by

Autodesk's President and CEO, Andrew Anagnost, kicks off AU 2017 with a unique perspective on automation and the Future of Work. Passionate about the topic, Andrew's presentation is designed to give you the confidence to embrace this new future. There's even a staring role for the NBS Online Viewer in this year's keynote.

24 November 2017 | by

Construction projects benefit from an aerial vantage point and thanks to drone technology it's quicker and easier than ever to get an eye in the sky that is able to collect video, photos and data that you can put to work on a project. We explore the benefits of unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs for the construction industry.

21 November 2017 | by

Laser scans are a quick and easy way to collect extremely accurate data about on-site conditions. We explore some of the advantages of the "Scan to BIM" process, what laser scanning entails, and how point clouds can be used to deliver 3D parametric models.

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