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A free-to-use digital tool for BIM

The Technology Strategy Board is running a £1.5m SBRI competition in partnership with the BIM Task Group and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). The UK is in a global...

New Life Cycle Assessment pages

The Process and Operational Efficiency group has now got new pages explaining what Life Cycle Assessment is and what it could mean for the built environment: ...

New design tools launched

All of us are striving to deliver lower impact buildings in the most efficient way.   There are some new design tools now under development or recently launched to help you do just...

BIM to Smart Mobile Devices

Presentations available from Construction MobileIT's event on Delivering the Value of BIM to Smart Mobile Devices.   Includes presentations on aspects such as 3D Geometry,...

How can BIM make you more productive and profitable?

At this CIRIA network event attendees will hear an overview of the BIM strategy, together with client, designer, and contractor perspectives to set the scene a before round table discussion...

Free BIM training for small architecture practices?

Angela Brady, the new president of RIBA is interviewed in the 2nd Sept 2011 issue of Building Design, and sets out her vision for BIM:   '"BIM is giving us our first...

Robert Gordon University Seeks Partners for ICT for Manufacturing and Construction Call

  The Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen is looking for industry partners to collaborate on an application to the Technology Strategy Board’s ICT for manufacturing and...

New Construction Strategy

The Cabinet Office announced the  Government’s new Construction Strategy  on 31 May 2011.  The report announced the Government's intention to require collaborative...

Future Homes: Building better lifestyles for an ageing population

The MBE KTN is organising an event on 30 June to launch new guidance on building better homes for an ageing population. The event is being held at RIBA in London. The guide provides on...

Cradle to Cradle Network seeks your input

The Cradle to Cradle Network is a European Network covering 10 European Regions with the aim of embedding the Cradle to Cradle to approach within the region.  It is led in the UK through...

Voting results of BIM 2010

BIM 2010 was held at the Barbican Centre, London on 2nd November 2010. A successful gathering of 100 delegates and high profile speakers (including Paul Morrell) debated and voted on key issues...

Build Offsite - Lean Production Workshop Programme

Buildoffsite working in collaboration with Lean Thinking Ltd, Interserve and ISG is delighted to announce the autumn programme of Lean Project Management Workshops. The workshops will be presented...

Buildoffsite - Design for Deconstruction

On 29th September 2010 the Design for Deconstruction Buildoffsite Stakeholders meeting was held at the BIS offices  in London. The aim of this meeting was to discuss the issues and...

Research projects to develop user-centred innovations to help reduce energy consumption

Four innovative research projects are to receive government support to develop novel products and services to help reduce energy consumption in offices, schools, hospitals and other non-domestic...

Free industrial doctorates seminar

Industrial Doctorates: Technologies for Sustainable Built Environments   We want to help create links between research and practice, so we've partnered with the University of Reading to...

Commission launches €35 million call for projects that turn environmental challenges into business opportunities

The European Commission today launched a €35 million call for eco-innovation projects to be funded under the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme. Under the 2010 CIP Eco-innovation call...

Food Sources

What is responsible sourcing? Waitrose encourages its suppliers to: provide the best possible conditions for workers; protect the natural environment; ...

Biodiversity

Daphniphyllum alk aloids with unique heterocyclic ring systems are of current interest from a biogenetic point of view or as challenging targets for total synthesis. Recently, many Daphniphyllum...

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Free BIM training for small architecture practices?

Angela Brady, the new president of RIBA is interviewed in the 2nd Sept 2011 issue of Building...

How can BIM make you more productive and profitable?

At this CIRIA network event attendees will hear an overview of the BIM strategy, together with...

BIM to Smart Mobile Devices

Presentations available from Construction MobileIT's event on Delivering the Value of BIM...