Norway is set to break records for tall-timber construction with a new structure in a town just north of Oslo. Mjøstårnet will be more than 80 metres tall - 30 metres higher than what is today considered the world's tallest timber building.
Drew Wiggett, head of product information at NBS, explores the benefits of structured product information when it comes to product selection and specification.
Richard Waterhouse, CEO, NBS introduces the NBS National BIM Report for Manufacturers 2017.
The team at David Miller Architects share their experience using high-quality BIM objects as part of their project design workflow.
07 November 2017
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There's a packed events programme in store for 2018. Don’t miss out on the best conferences, exhibitions, expos and networking events that can add value to your working life in the months ahead.
In our beginner's guide we look at issues arising when assessing potential impacts of built assets across the project lifecycle.
The pedestrian crossing reimagined as an interactive road surface and a network of sensors. We explore the Smart Crossing and explore its potential to save lives by constantly learning about our actions.
It's a year since Mark Farmer's review of the UK's construction model. We recap some of the key recommendations and assess progress so far.
Delegates have flocked to London's ExCeL for this year's Digital Construction Week. Here's our pick of highlights and your social shares from the first day of the show.
Unlike with the current linear "take, make, dispose" economy model, in circular thinking materials, components and products are kept at their highest use and value at all time. The focus is on restoration, regeneration and reuse rather than disposal.
Silica is found in rocks, sands, stones, and clay. Exposure is commonplace in construction, especially with those working with products like brick and cement. While there are established health and safety rules concerning exposure, silica dust is still one of the most prevalent causes of respiratory disease, which tells us that there is more that needs to be done.