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In this exclusive extract from The BIM Management Handbook by David Shepherd, published by NBS, the author examines the practicalities of aligning BIM strategy with a client's own asset management strategy.

01 June 2014 | by

Stefan Mordue looks at proposed changes to the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM).

01 June 2013 | by

John Gelder, Head of content development and sustainability, contributed a chapter on BIM and FM to the new guide, BIM for the terrified. This article is an extended version of that chapter.

01 June 2013 | by

BIM for the Terrified is a guide to Building Information Modelling (BIM). Its aim is to provide a good understanding of BIM, explain how BIM has evolved over the years and reasons behind the Government's drive to adopt BIM.

01 February 2011 | by

An extract from TRADA Technology's new best practice guide, Low energy timber frame buildings: designing for high performance.

10 January 2010 | by

In this extract from Loft Conversion Project Guide, by the Construction Products Association, we look at good practice techniques and information on the need to provide ventilation to the converted roof.

02 January 2010 | by

In this book extract from The Whole Building Handbook: How to Design Healthy, Efficient and Sustainable Buildings by Varis Bokalders and Maria Block, we look at the increasingly pressing need to make buildings sustainable.

01 January 2010 | by

In this exclusive extract from NBS Shortcuts, written by noted industry figure Austin Williams, we introduce rainscreen cladding and its use in the UK.

In this exclusive extract from Timber in contemporary architecture: a designer's guide by Peter Ross, Giles Downes and Andrew Lawrence, we analyse the enduring appeal of timber.

01 February 2009 | by

In this exclusive extract from Sustainable Architecture, edited by David Turrent, we introduce how buildings have a major part to play in combating climate change.

01 September 2008

In this exclusive extract from Dispute Avoidance: A non-confrontational approach to the management of construction contracts by D. Bryan Morgan, we introduce the typical stages in a construction-related dispute.

31 January 2007 | by

Adrian Cave explores a range of factors to be considered when attempting to make historic buildings inclusive.

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