Design and Specification

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23 July 2015 | by

A fabric structure developed on the same principles as a soap bubble will form the heart of Newcastle University's new Science Central research labs.

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NBS Services for Design and Specification
16 July 2015 | by

A reinterpreted farmstead has become the first Certified Passivhaus in Northumberland and winner of the Small Projects Category at the 2015 Passivhaus Awards organised by the Passivhaus Trust.

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19 November 2015 | by

Ian Bush, Chair of Survey4BIM, highlights the importance of the survey across all stages of the BIM process.

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Latest Articles

11 February 2016 | by

In the final part of our series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' and look at a range of different materials, innovative designs, and unique approaches to community that just might be part of a wider solution.

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11 February 2016 | by

The government has worked with Openreach and the Home Builders Federation on a new agreement that will see fibre based broadband offered to all new developments either for free or as part of a co-funded initiative.

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04 February 2016 | by

In the first of a two part series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' We look at alternatives to the traditional home. This time we explore a range of different materials.

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03 February 2016 | by

Ecobuild has partnered with NBS to create a dedicated Digital Building Theatre at this year’s event.

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02 February 2016 | by

Ecobuild 2016, this March, brings you a mix of suppliers that offer thousands of new and innovative products and services as well as offering a programme set to inspire, educate and solve your every day challenges.

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01 February 2016 | by

Ecobuild 2016 will see the launch of ‘Digital Building’ a feature area bringing together content and innovation around three key themes of digital design, construction and performance.

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