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26 May 2020
In this article, the process followed at AHMM, which aligns to this RIBA Plan of Work framework, is outlined. Complexities that relate to the following are covered: preparing for specification writing; providing clarity between descriptive and prescriptive specifications; and coordinating specifications with the wider set of project information.
22 May 2020 | by
Sustainability is arguably the most expansive strategy in the RIBA Plan of Work 2020. It is also a topic that is being asked about increasingly when specifiers are reaching out to NBS to know more about how our technical content can help them achieve sustainable outcomes for their projects.
30 April 2020 | by
In April 2020 Dale Sinclair, Director of Technical Practice at AECOM gave a presentation giving an overview to the RIBA Plan of Work 2020. Following the session, a number of questions were raised by attendees. These questions are addressed below by Dale and Alex Tait, Head of Technical Practice at RIBA.
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On demand webinars

21 April 2020
Join Stephen Hamil, Innovation Director at NBS, and Dale Sinclair, Director of Technical Practice at AECOM, as they explore the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 – the definitive model for the design and construction process of buildings.  During the webinar they will give an introduction to the RIBA Plan of Work 2020, share industry feedback on the 2013 plan, as well as updates to the 2020 plan.
28 April 2020

Join Gary Clark, Principal at HOK, and Michele Lucarelli, Technical Content Quality Assurance Manager at NBS, as they demonstrate and share practical examples to ensure that sustainable outcomes can be achieved. During the session we will demonstrate how to use the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 as a guide to the delivery of sustainable buildings

05 May 2020
During this webinar we will explore how a fire safety strategy must be integrated from the point at which a building project is identified and continue through to operational stage of a building, providing a ‘golden thread’ of information through the project timeline.
12 May 2020

Join Patrick Crocock, Specification Lead at AHMM and Paul Swaddle Head of Technical Solutions at NBS for the fourth webinar of the Plan of Work 2020 series.They will focus on specification, including practical examples that can generate information exchanges required by the RIBA Plan of Work.

19 May 2020

Join Sarah Susman, Head of Technical Development at Scott Brownrigg Architects, and Roland Finch, Technical Author at NBS, for the fifth webinar of the Plan of Work 2020 series. The session will focus on the health and safety strategy and how to deliver this through the specification project stages.

 

09 June 2020
Join Jane Simpson (Managing Director at Jane Simpson Access) and Astrid Lund (Technical Content Team Lead at NBS) as they explore how inclusive design must be integrated into the specification as the project develops and how to deliver this through the project stages. They will demonstrate how the NBS software can be used to achieve an inclusive design. 
 
02 July 2020
Join Paul Chatham (Director at Peregrine Bryant) and Charles Stirling (Technical Author at NBS) as they focus on conservation strategy; why it’s required on projects and the importance it brings to the built environment. During the session they will look at how conservation must be integrated into the specification at each stage of the project.