The BIM world is to get an early preview of the NBS Digital Toolkit for Level 2 BIM projects, due for launch this April, at a series of “roadshow” events at the eight regional BIM Hubs in February and March.
In addition, NBS will be holding a series of webinars in late February to introduce the system to a wide audience… read full article
The 44-page standard itself is comprehensive and well worth a read, the level of detail and clarity is exemplary. The main section outlines how a BIM object should be structured, covering its general, information, geometry, functional and metadata requirements.
And if you were waiting for the “but”, it’s coming now… read full article
NBS has developed a BIM Object Standard for use by all construction professionals – from specifiers to manufacturers and BIM content developers. The new standard will assist in the creation of all BIM objects that operate in a common data environment… read full article
Ian Chapman, Director of the NBS National BIM Library, will be among the speakers at an upcoming breakfast event hosted by construction industry analysts Glenigan. Ian will discuss BIM adoption ahead of the government’s 2016 industry target at the Glenigan Breakfast Briefing on Thursday 20 November… click here to read full article and to register
NBS, owned by RIBA Enterprises, has been awarded the £1m contract to develop an online checking system that will verify whether BIM models contain the right level of data that clients will need at each phase of the project… read full article
The National Federation of Builders has launched a five-day course designed to train individuals at SMEs to become “BIM champions” within their businesses.
Run by the NFB’s Business & Skills training arm in collaboration with the CITB, the CPD-certified course will aim to teach all the skills participants need to strategically guide their organisations towards full BIM implementation.
And the BRE has also launched a new BIM certification scheme that will allow contractors and consultants to provide evidence that they have the policies and procedures required to deliver Level 2 BIM….
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The CIOB is part of a consortium taking on the BRE and RIBA Enterprises’s NBS for the contract to develop a crucial “missing link” in Level 2 BIM – the digital plan of work. The three competing teams were last week each awarded £50,000 to develop their feasibility plans, with the winning bid due to be selected by late summer…. read full article
In 2013, NBS produced our first international BIM report. In it, we examined the attitudes towards BIM across countries to see how each compares. We uncovered adoption rates and… read full article
There was a strong NBS presence at the fourth annual BIM Show Live 2014. This year the location was Manchester as the UK’s largest BIM event moved up from London.
The traditional opening addresses were from BIM Show Live founder Rob Charlton and UK Government’s BIM Task Group’s David Philp; both commented on how far the industry had moved in three years and spoke with optimism about the future of digital information, processes and technology… read full article
The lifespan of specifications is increasing as they link to digital drawings and become more integral to Building Information Models according to the latest Specification Survey & Report published by NBS.
65% of respondents agree that in the future a specification will have a life as long as its building, whilst 75% believe they… read full article