We round-up articles focussing on the latest research surveys.
The annual NBS National BIM Report is now recognised as one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM. Now in its seventh year, we distil some of the key findings from this year's survey.
In November 2016 we launched our latest survey in a bid to understand how the industry is changing the way it writes specifications as it continues to adopt digital ways of working. We're now ready to share the results in the NBS Specification Report 2017.
This case study looks at how Manchester City Council’s supply chain is utilising BIM on their schools’ programme. It looks at one of these schools, the St Margaret’s refurbishment project, through the design and specification phases.
Mark Bew MBE looks back at the BIM Level 2 journey, the move towards BIM Level 3 and the start of the Digital Built Britain programme - heralding a new generation of smart infrastructure and construction.
Paul Dodd, Associate Director at the Scottish Futures Trust, shares the story of Scotland's BIM Level 2 journey and the work of the BIM Delivery Group.
Kieran Parkinson from BSI looks at the how BIM standards have helped remove much of the risk and uncertainty associated with sharing information in a virtual construction environment and explores how such standards can be internationalised. He also shares thoughts on four UK BIM standards projects that will drive the next stage in the digital construction revolution.
We explore the progress made by the EU BIM Task Group and an update on how European Nations are approaching the challenges of the move towards collaborative digital construction.
Richard Waterhouse, CEO, NBS and RIBA Enterprises introduces the 2017 NBS Specification Report.
NBS research has found that Approved Documents are valued by users and are essential in making sure people comply with the building regulations. There is, however, work to be done to make them fit for digital construction.
We've produced a manufacturers version of the 2016 National BIM Report - our study into UK adoption and awareness of Building Information Modelling (BIM). Download the full, free report including full summary findings and expert insight and analysis.
Ian Chapman, Director of the National BIM Library and NBS, introduces our 2016 BIM Report for Manufacturers.
Russ Green, an architect at Origin3 Studio shares his practice's journey as they transition to BIM.