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Architectural practices share their BIM journeys - how people, tools and technology are coming together to get results for clients.
Educators are flocking to the Minecraft platform, which allows players to build and explore virtual cities, to enthuse a new generation of potential construction professionals.
Dr Stephen Hamil, speaking at Autodesk University 2017, shows how project teams can collaborate to develop information on a BIM project.
The NBS National BIM Report for Manufacturers 2017 provides a snapshot of the changes the industry has been going through since the BIM mandate was implemented in April 2016 and shows what manufacturers are making of the opportunities on offer. Here we distil some of the key findings from this year's survey.
The RIBA has published a report detailing the impact of Brexit on architecture exports and how the profession can continue to grow globally as Britain leaves the EU.
You've probably heard the term BIM object before... but what is a BIM object anyway and what is one used for? What kind of graphical and non-graphical information does it contain? And, crucially, what format(s) should this information adhere to and where can you find them? Our NBS guide to BIM objects delves into the details.
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How can we cut the environmental impact of one of construction's most prevalent building materials?
We explore the process of data exchange on collaborative construction projects and set out requirements and timescales for data drops across a BIM project.
You'll know you've incurred the wrath of the BIM community when you hear cries of "fluffy kittens". But what's that all about? We explore "BIM models" and #fluffykittens.
What do we mean when we talk about Building Information Modelling or BIM? And does the term accurately encompass all the activity required to modernise the construction industry based on values of closer collaboration, data-driven decision-making and design? Indeed, should it at all?
Graphene is no longer alone in the world of two-dimensional materials. We look at a new generation of materials that have the potential to revolutionise construction.
The government's review of industry digitalisation has set out a number of opportunities for productivity gains in an interim report. We explore the preliminary findings and ask what they mean for construction.
This September a range of spaces and places normally off-limits to the general public fling open their doors. If you're coming to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to check out the Old Post Office, home to NBS, why not take in some of these other top attractions?
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