Plan of Work and Project Administration
Practical advice on the process and procedures that underpin the delivery of successful project outcomes. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on Plan of Work and Project Administration from NBS.
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Top titles on plan of work and project administration. If knowledge is power, become powerful with our pick of the best books on day-to-day issues for life in practice and construction project workflow. It's essential reading for all those involved in delivering design and construction projects.
Top titles on Building Information Modelling. If knowledge is power, become powerful with our pick of the best BIM books. It's essential reading for BIM beginners, novices and experts alike.
Top titles on construction contracts and legal issues. If knowledge is power, become powerful with our pick of the best books on construction contracts and legal issues. It's essential reading.
While primarily arising from a dispute over contract terms and the value of the works, the decision in TRANT ENGINEERING LTD V MOTT MACDONALD LTD  case is of particular interest as it is the first published case where BIM features substantively.
Having a shared understanding of what construction terms mean, and where there is parity, is crucial to delivering projects. We explore the buildingSMART data dictionary that maps terms and properties and builds powerful connections.
An academic conference on smart cities in book form... ideal for those looking for a deeper delve into the complex web of issues that surround the concept. Expect essays on governance, planning and societal impacts as well as technologies and applications.
What is meant by a federated building information model? We explore the workflow of collaborative construction as design discipline models, rich with data, come together to inform better project decisions and touch on some of the legal concerns at the heart of this kind of approach.
Reforming construction is about more than just BIM - add in principles of lean management and quality management and you create a truly transformative toolkit. This new book provides valuable insights for owners, designers and constructors alike.
We explore the two most recent Government Construction Strategy documents (covering 2011-15 and 2016-20) with a passing nod to a raft of reports that have sought to offer recommendations for an industry looking to achieve productivity and cost savings to deliver better outcomes.
Safety briefings and toolbox talks have an essential role to play in ensuring health and safety matters are at the forefront of your workers’ minds, helping to keep your site safe and productive. We explore the requirements for such talks and briefings, what topics they might cover and what form they might take and offer tips for those looking to deliver effective presentations.
We explore the process of data exchange on collaborative construction projects and set out requirements and timescales for data drops across a BIM project.
You'll know you've incurred the wrath of the BIM community when you hear cries of "fluffy kittens". But what's that all about? We explore "BIM models" and #fluffykittens.