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26 July 2019

Quantum Flooring Solutions is the UK’s leading independent stair nosing and accessories manufacturer UK. We caught up with them to discuss working with architects and specifiers through NBS.

10 May 2018 | by

The annual NBS National BIM Report is now recognised as one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM. In this eighth report, we glean an insight into the achievements and challenges of the industry two years on from the BIM Mandate.

07 September 2017 | by

You've probably heard the term BIM object before... but what is a BIM object anyway and what is one used for? What kind of graphical and non-graphical information does it contain? And, crucially, what format(s) should this information adhere to and where can you find them? Our NBS guide to BIM objects delves into the details.

16 May 2016 | by

Much has been written about what ‘BIM’ is, how to do it and what the benefits are;  but how has the industry responded in practice? Anthony Lymath investigates.

01 April 2016 | by

We explore how the NBS BIM workflow of connected services come together - thanks to a video that draws on the refurbishment of our Newcastle-based headquarters.

04 December 2015 | by

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.

01 September 2014 | by

Find out more about the NBS BIM Object Standard which exists to establish minimum requirements for BIM objects, laying down the foundations for robust, consistent information.

01 June 2014 | by

We look at how the NBS National BIM Library, an essential source of digital information, can be successfully integrated into your projects.

01 February 2014 | by

Towards the end of 2013, NBS held a research day with many of the construction industry's leading BIM advocates to review the NBS National BIM Library and determine its next steps.

20 May 2013 | by

Recently presented at the BIM Show Live 2013, Dr Stephen Hamil, NBS Director of Design and Innovation, discusses how NBS Create and the NBS National BIM Library can be used to enable information flow throughout the entire BIM process, thus maximising the benefits of BIM. The features shown in the NBS Plug-in for Revit including Autodesk Revit 2014 compatibility will be available with the next version, scheduled for release in June 2013.

12 March 2013 | by

Discover the benefits to incorporating information rich Building Information Modelling through the case study project 'NBS Lakeside Restaurant'.

01 October 2012 | by

Dr Stephen Hamil asks the question whether 2013 will be the year in which the focus will now move on to the information within building information modelling.

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