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Our Year on the NIBS Blog: Top Posts from 2021
As we look ahead to 2022, we’re reflecting on the news and information that crossed the NIBS blog this year. Here are our top posts from each month, according to readership. January: A Case Study of Flood Protection for a Water Treatment Plant February: Celebrating Black History Month: Darrell X. Rounds, with General Motors March: Celebrating… more
Off-Site Construction Council to Form Subcommittees
Off-site construction is the planning, design, fabrication, and assembly of building elements at a location other than their final installed location to support the rapid and efficient construction of a permanent structure. It often is characterized by an integrated planning and supply chain optimization strategy. The NIBS Off-Site Construction… more
Women Executives in Building: Encouraging Authenticity in Your Staff
Today’s virtual world has challenged many business professionals, when it comes to deepening relationships and being authentic. What’s OK to share on those Zoom calls? Is it appropriate to discuss your favorite Peloton class? What about your most recent Netflix binge? These would’ve been fair game in person around the office watercooler. More… more
Resilience 2021: The Shift from Relief and Response to Hazard Mitigation
Mitigation is the sustained action that reduces or eliminates long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards and their effects. Over the last decade, the United States has seen a shift in emergency management from relief and response to reducing hazard risk. Key points in this effort are building resilient communities and creating… more
Resilience 2021: Building Resilience through BIM
The built environment is being challenged by many trends and disruptors: digital transformation, off-site manufacturing, sustainability concerns, an aging workforce leading to lack of skilled labor, as well as COVID-19, which is affecting the health, safety, and well-being of workers. Organizations must remain resilient to meet challenges and… more