We round-up a range of articles looking at IFC - the industry-wide open and neutral data format that is fast becoming the de-facto standard for rich data exchange
In 2016 it was announced that NBS has become the first UK organisation to become an Autodesk Solution Associate. Both organizations have been working closely together to develop the next generation of information and knowledge management solutions.
Industry Foundation Classes - or IFC, for short, makes it possible to hold and exchange relevant data between different software applications and is at the heart of openBIM. We explore interoperability for digital construction in this beginner's guide.
We explore the realities of a 'head in the sand' approach to BIM implementation.
At NBS we are committed to supporting open standards for BIM. Furthermore, we have been one of the most active organisations in the UK involved in developing these standards and encouraging their use. Here we explore just what that means in practice.
An exploration of the ‘guidelines’ or ‘rules’ that determine what BIM information is exchanged.