As part of the series of BITESized talks at the RIBA Village auditorium at Ecobuild 2013, Dr Stephen Hamil of RIBA Enterprises discusses specification in a BIM world.
Specification in a BIM world
Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) is a non-proprietary data format for the publication of a subset of building information models (BIM) focused on delivering asset data as distinct from geometric information. Stephen Hamil examines COBie and discusses the role of CAD and master specification systems in creating this data model.
With an increased need for knowledge, Sarah Roberts, Marketing Director at John Cullen Lighting, talks to NBS about CPD and why they chose to be a part of the RIBA CPD Providers Network.
A good master specification system must follow the principles of the seven Cs - we take a look at each one in our downloadable infographic