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Lincoln Easton has been appointed as Country Lead to head up the Australian operation for NBS.

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.

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Across the world, various government reports have concluded that the construction industry needs to standardize its processes and data structures and enable value through the use of digital technologies.
The problem of badly coordinated project information is a costly one for the industry.
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
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.
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.
UK-based NBS announced two major developments geared to better connecting manufacturers and specifiers across the UK and Australia.
Uniclass offers a consistent structure for all disciplines and can classify any scale of item from a huge complex such as a University Campus down to a product such as a Fan.
The only collection of high quality generic and manufacturer BIM objects all certified to meet the NBS BIM Object Standard v2.0 and free to download and use on projects around the world.
A good master specification system must follow the principles of the seven Cs - we take a look at each one in our downloadable infographic