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National BIM Standard-US Version 4 Nears Balloting Period
The National Institute of Building Sciences, Building Information Management (BIM) Council, partners, industry experts, and members have been working hard to complete the core modules of the next version of the National BIM Standard-United States (NBIMS-US). NBIMS-US V4 has been three years in the making. This fall, it’s set to be unveiled at… more
NIBS Releases Report on Collaborative Digital Delivery in the Age of Information Privacy and Cybersecurity
The demand for more efficient and collaborative digital delivery in building information management (BIM) continues to grow within the industry. However, cybersecurity concerns and threats to the built environment pose challenges to BIM innovation and technology adoption. NIBS has issued a new report called Collaborative Digital Delivery in the… more
United States National CAD Standard® Ballot Comment Period to Open April 28
The NIBS Building Information Management Council (BIMC) National CAD Standard Steering Committee (NCS SC) responsible for overseeing the development of the latest version of the nation’s leading CAD standard is calling upon owners and users of the United States National CAD Standard® V6 (NCS) to participate in the review of the proposed changes to… more
Assessing Natural Hazard Mitigation Needs for the Nation
Early this month, NIBS, with the support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), held a mitigation workshop on natural hazards. The workshop was attended by more than 50 built environment professionals, policymakers from the White House and Congress, and many federal and industry partners. The workshop aimed to discuss methodologies… more
Celebrating Women’s History Month: Women in Construction
Women in construction today make up just 10.9 percent of the entire U.S. construction workforce, according to a 2022 Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey, a monthly survey of households that provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, unemployment, earnings, as well as demographic and other labor force characteristics… more