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.
04 December 2015 | by Richard McPartland
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.
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22 March 2017 | by Dr Stephen Hamil
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 NBS
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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17 May 2019 | by NBS
The ninth NBS National BIM Report is now available. Read the latest on the state of BIM, representing the views of nearly 1,000 industry professionals.
06 May 2019 | by Nick Ainscough
The utilisation of 3D authoring tools enables us to be adaptive to project needs and typology. Such tools are able to hold classification data (such as Uniclass and IFC). They can communicate with database solutions (such as Codebook and NBS Chorus) to integrate with cloud-hosted common data environments (CDE) and other modelling tools, through the use of the IFC-neutral file format.
03 May 2019 | by Rob Jackson
Bond Bryan deals with BIM in two aspects: Architecture and Digital. Our Architecture team is primarily focused on the creation, sharing and coordination of information models, whilst our Digital team is focused on providing specialist Information Management and Coordination Management services to our architectural teams, and also other clients, consultants and contractors.
02 May 2019 | by Glenn Tate
Earlier this year, we were offered the opportunity to present at the Discover NBS events in Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne. The suggested theme of the presentation was our digital strategy. We used this as a chance to reflect on the technological advancements that the practice has undertaken in what we thought was our recent history, only to realise that digital technologies have been part of our processes for over 30 years.
01 May 2019 | by Alistair Kell
Architects, designers and engineers’ fundamental skills rely on their creative and technical abilities, but technology is increasingly changing the way that they work.
05 April 2019 | by Dr Stephen Hamil Last amended on 22 August 2019
The PAS 1192 series of standards and, subsequently, the ISO 19650 series of standards define the need to have a common data environment (CDE) for collecting, managing and disseminating information throughout BIM projects.
13 February 2019 | by NBS
The January 2019 Update has changes to 4 tables in response to user requests.
11 February 2019 | by Paul Shillcock
Paul Shillcock, co-author of PAS 1192-2 and author of ISO 19650-2 and the UK National Annex, answers your questions on ISO 19650.
04 February 2019 | by Ben Highfield
Ben Highfield, Surface Product Manager at Microsoft UK, discusses how putting people at the centre of your digitisation strategy is vital.
01 February 2019 | by NBS
Our first Construction Technology Report, mapping the views, practices and adoption of new technologies across the industry.
25 January 2019 | by NBS
Paul Shillcock, co-author of PAS 1192-2 and author of ISO 19650-2 and the UK National Annex visited us in January 2019 to discuss all things ISO 19650.
15 January 2019 | by Paul Shillcock
Paul Shillcock, co-author of PAS 1192-2 and author of ISO 19650-2 and the UK National Annex, talks to us about the journey to ISO 19650.