coBuilder's guide to the construction galaxy



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August 24, 2015

What is happening?

The emergence of new technologies allows us to build better than ever and by giving us powerful tools to oversee and control every detail in the building process. Never before have we had such an in depth knowledge of the products and materials used in a building, which in turn has allowed the industry to create many new construction standards.

Keep your abbreviations in check!

In this rapidly changing environment it becomes sometimes difficult keep track of the terminology, which is why we at coBuilder decided to sum up some of the most frequently used terms in the following slides. 

In this presentation you will find comprehensive and beginner-friendly deffinitions of:

  • Manufacturer
  • Wholesaler
  • Contractor
  • FM (Facility Management)
  • Asset manager 
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Specifier

And also:

  • BIM
  • IFC
  • SDS
  • EPD

And many more...