Tag: specification

RIB buys into US building spec vendor BSD

Melville, Anderson, Wolford

RIB Software invests US$42m to acquire 60% of USA-based BSD (Building Systems Design), strengthens its estimating and product data technologies, and gets a bridgehead in north America. RIB Software, the Stuttgart, Germany-based provider of cloud-based technologies for the construction and real estate industries has invested US$42m to acquire 60% of the Atlanta, USA-based BSD (Building …

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SpecifiedBy planning Q1 UK launch

On my PR and marketing blog in November, I wrote about Specified.by, a forthcoming web-based service for individuals and companies involved in the specification of materials and products used in the construction of buildings. SpecifiedBy is a venture by Edinburgh-based theCADcube and I asked director and founder Darren Lester (below right) about the service ahead of its UK launch, expected …

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UK retail giant selects ICON

Since the late 1990s when Sainsbury’s paved the way with its landmark decision to pilot use of the BIW platform on a new supermarket in Clapham, UK retailers have been keen adopters and users of construction collaboration platforms, and have probably done more than any other sector to popularise their use. And with retail one …

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