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Specifications for construction: defined. For all the talk about models awash with data (both graphical and non-graphical) you avoid the specification at your peril. But what is a specification for construction? What form does it take? What detail should it contain?
There will often be items or materials that you specify on nearly every project, such as specification of ductwork, painting, or block walling; a set of minimum performance requirements applicable to every building, or a series of general clauses unique to your organisation and developed from experience over many projects.
NBS Chorus is revolutionising the way specifications are developed in the construction industry. This customer story looks how David Miller Architects, a small technology-led practice in London, are using Chorus on their projects.
In 2016 it was announced that NBS has become the first UK organisation to become an Autodesk Solution Associate. Both organizations have been working closely together to develop the next generation of information and knowledge management solutions.
Working digitally to a standard process will help transform the construction industry. This article is an adaption of a recent presentation on the main stage of Autodesk University London taking an in-depth look into this topic.