NBS, the leading specification platform for the construction industry, has furthered its global expansion with the announcement of a major partnership with Canadian software reseller, SolidCAD.
International design practice Ryder Architecture’s Newcastle and Vancouver teams have become one of the first practices to produce a specification in the cloud using NBS Chorus, the new flagship platform from NBS.
Stephen Hamil, Director of Research and Innovation at NBS, looks at the top ten reasons why the use of a digital master system for writing and managing specifications is better than using a tool such as Microsoft Word
Dave Watson, President at Digicon Information Inc, NBS, believes that a standardized approach to digital objects will unlock the true value of BIM.
One of the most common questions asked of NBS is what the differences are between structuring specifications by Common Arrangement of Work Sections (CAWS) and Uniclass 2015.
Arguably the biggest external factor influencing the construction industry is the world’s rising population. A recent World Economic Forum publication on the future of construction reported that the population of the world’s urban areas is increasing by 200 000 people per day.