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09 January 2018 | by

With the Government’s 2016 mandate for collaborative 3D BIM on all publicly-funded projects in force, we want to know your thoughts on BIM and how the BIM mandate is affecting you and your work.

09 January 2018 | by

The UK Government is taking a keen interest into the way that the UK can reduce its carbon emissions: this begins with legislative acts and policies.

04 January 2018 | by

Part two of a four part series exploring the different phases of industrial revolution.

21 December 2017 | by

In this NBS review of the year we look at some of the key headlines from the year gone by and ruminate on what to expect from 2018.

14 December 2017 | by

Do you know your Level of Information (LOI) from your Level of Detail (LOD)? Can you tell your BIM Execution Plan (BEP) from your Common Data Environment (CDE)? Put your knowledge of Building Information Modelling to the test with our latest fun quiz.

11 December 2017 | by

Norway is set to break records for tall-timber construction with a new structure in a town just north of Oslo. Mjøstårnet will be more than 80 metres tall - 30 metres higher than what is today considered the world's tallest timber building.

05 December 2017 | by

Part one of a four part series exploring the different phases of industrial revolution.

30 November 2017 | by

Autodesk's President and CEO, Andrew Anagnost, kicks off AU 2017 with a unique perspective on automation and the Future of Work. Passionate about the topic, Andrew's presentation is designed to give you the confidence to embrace this new future. There's even a staring role for the NBS Online Viewer in this year's keynote.

24 November 2017 | by

Construction projects benefit from an aerial vantage point and thanks to drone technology it's quicker and easier than ever to get an eye in the sky that is able to collect video, photos and data that you can put to work on a project. We explore the benefits of unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs for the construction industry.

22 November 2017 | by

Energy-wasting homes mean higher bills and climate-warming emissions. With UK homes some of the most expensive to heat in Europe, why did an ambitious plan to make all new homes 'zero carbon' fail?

21 November 2017 | by

The team at David Miller Architects share their experience using high-quality BIM objects as part of their project design workflow.

21 November 2017 | by

Laser scans are a quick and easy way to collect extremely accurate data about on-site conditions. We explore some of the advantages of the "Scan to BIM" process, what laser scanning entails, and how point clouds can be used to deliver 3D parametric models.

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