Helpful tools, and downloads to help you make the most of NBS

Download sample specifications and see what's possible with NBS Chorus

Download a sample financial summary and see what's possible with NBS Chorus.

A five-part sustainable specification guide serving as a living, sustainability-focused document.

Thinking about moving NBS Chorus? Discover the benefits of moving to a digital specification platform.

We’re connecting construction information, working towards a better and more sustainable industry

Meet our talented industry experts working together to cultivate a great culture

Follow our journey through five decades with our dedicated timeline

We’re looking for people with a wide range of skills and experiences to work right across our business.

NBS work with reseller partners across the globe to deliver NBS products and services locally

PlatformResourcesSupportEventsAbout NBS for SpecifiersNBS for ManufacturersNBS ChorusNBS SourceNBS SchumannUniclass 0345 456 9594 Sign in / Register

Platform

NBS Chorus Plans and features Scope and Contents Book a demo Sign in to NBS Chorus NBS Source Browse by category Browse by manufacturer For manufacturers Go to NBS Source Uniclass Articles and updates Specifying with Uniclass Feedback and Support Find a code Other services Construction Information Service (CIS) NBS Schumann BIM New All tools

Resources

Knowledge Case studies Updates Reports Digital Construction Report Sustainable Futures Report Resources Sample Specifications Financial Summary Sustainable Specification Guides Whitepaper

Support

Support NBS Academy Downloads and updates

About

About NBS Our team Our history Careers Partners Contact us Newsroom Sustainability

Platform

NBS Chorus Plans and features Scope and Contents Book a demo Sign in to NBS Chorus NBS Source Browse by category Browse by manufacturer For manufacturers Go to NBS Source Uniclass Articles and updates Specifying with Uniclass Feedback and Support Find a code Other services Construction Information Service (CIS) NBS Schumann BIM New All tools

Resources

Knowledge Case studies Updates Reports Digital Construction Report Sustainable Futures Report Resources Sample Specifications Financial Summary Sustainable Specification Guides Whitepaper

Support

Support NBS Academy Downloads and updates

About

About NBS Our team Our history Careers Partners Contact us Newsroom Sustainability

First speakers for ‘NBS Live: Digital Thinking, Smart Building’ conference announced

July 2014

A diverse mix of industry experts, from both within and outside construction, will lead the speaker line up at this year’s NBS Live conference. Titled ‘Digital Thinking Smart Building’, the one-day conference will consider how the industry needs to evolve to maximise the opportunities presented by developments in digital technology.

As with last year’s successful inaugural event, the day will be split into four major themes – BIM, Design, Sustainability and Business & Practice – each led by an expert in the field.

Confirmed speakers include: Dr Rick Robinson, Executive Architect, Smarter Cities at IBM; Dan Hill, Executive Director Futures & Best Practice Future Cities Catapult; Maria Slowinska, Innovation Programme Manager Cisco CREATE; David Philp, Head of BIM Implementation, Cabinet Office; Andy Redfearn, Director of Housing & Development, YMCA London South West; and Simon Cochrane, Director of Design – UK / Europe, Westfield.

They will be joined by leading architects, including Simon Allford of AHMM and Harbinder Singh Birdi of Hawkins\Brown, as well as engineers and other professionals to discuss and share thinking on how design and construction can continue to thrive in a digital age. Subjects under discussion will include how the ‘internet of things’ will impact on design, and how technology can be used to change the way cities perform. BIM will again be a key topic, particularly with the 2016 deadline for use on public sector projects rapidly approaching. The Sustainability stream will look at new metrics and the potential for off-site construction, whilst how to become a ‘future practice’ will be considered by experts in Business & Practice.

Early bird tickets are now available [LINK REMOVED - NO LONGER CURRENT] for the conference which is being held on 4 November 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. More speakers will be announced in the next few weeks.

full-logo_nbs-live_colour