NBS National BIM Library
We round up articles focussing on NBS National BIM Library.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last year Franke Sissons partnered with NBS to host their building information modelling (BIM) objects online. Now they get nearly half a million impressions every month. Sarah Hallam from Franke Sissons shares her thoughts on the company's BIM journey and relationship with NBS.