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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

12 February 2021

Urgent, radical change is required across the construction industry to respond to the climate emergency. Taleen Josefsson, Thrive Project Manager, joins NBS Head of Technical Solutions, Paul Swaddle, to discuss how architects and design teams can achieve health & sustainability goals through informed material selection, using practical examples and demonstrating their approach to environmental performance data.

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24 November 2021
At NBS, we believe that the construction industry has a major role to play in tackling the global climate change emergency. Check out our new mini-series of webinars we’ve created which looks at how to build a more sustainable built environment.
11 August 2021 | by
Being an Architect has never been so important. Originally, we would have needed to deliver a building that suited the client and withstood the elements. As time has gone on, our plates have stacked ever higher. The construction industry is now at risk of being labelled a 'dirty industry' with the built environment being linked to 49% of carbon emissions.
08 July 2021 | by
Our Common Future is the 1987 publication by the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) credited for introducing the concept of sustainable development, with Gro Harlem Brundtland chairing the UN-sponsored Commission. In the report, the WCED – informally known as the Brundtland Commission – outlined what sustainable development should look like and how to achieve it.
22 October 2020 | by
Over 2000 construction professionals from across the industry registered for our first-ever two-day digital conference, 'The Construction Leaders' Summit: The Digital Future'. The summit aimed to bring together government and industry experts to discuss the political, legal and technological drivers for change as well as the impact of the pandemic. The event gained an incredible reaction and response over two days. Here are our key takeaways.
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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