Tag Archives: collaborative working

2016 Built Environment Challenges

One: 2016 is the year Building Information Management in the UK becomes mandated for public sector projects. Our ongoing challenge is increasing the scope and application, across all the built environment sectors and organisations, moving us towards a digital and … Continue reading

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It is time to move on from theTriple Bottom Line …

It is time to move on from theTriple Bottom Line … We have become very familiar with the Triple Bottom Line approach for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, ie Environment, Society and Economic. It forms the basis of many environmental and sustainability visions, … Continue reading

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Responsible BIM

We are hearing more and more of ‘Responsible Business‘ approaches, generally taken to mean a combination of sustainability and CSR. But what happens when this emergent thinking in Construction meets BIM? Responsible BIM? Below is the transcript or notes behind my pecha kucha presentation, … Continue reading

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BIM: Gaming Down Barriers

I had the opportunity to experience the gamers device, the Oculus Rift, at a recent Lancashire Construction Best Practice Club event on BIM, courtesy of Vin Sumners from Clicks and Links, taking a virtual tour through the Manchester Town Hall … Continue reading

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Towards New Innovative Collaborations

Our recent publication “Towards New Innovative Collaborations” exploring PPP Public Partnerships and Collaborative Working within the changing built environment sector, is now available through Amazon Extracts from the publication follow … Introduction This report presents an industry perspective and context … Continue reading

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Understanding the Social Value Act for better bids …

The Social Value Act 2012 was established in part to help understand the difference between a contracts cost and a contracts value and to encourage greater collaboration between voluntary, community and private sectors. Bid responses for public sector work can be … Continue reading

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Towards New Innovative Collaborations

Our PPP Publication, “Towards New Innovative Collaborations” was recently released  and available via Amazon. Starting with a fabulous quote from Hannah Jones at Nike: ” innovations required to create the future won’t come from a single source. Not from science. Not … Continue reading

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