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‘Green’ Specifications – Architects Journal August Column

Last month we reported that Nick Schumann would be contributing a monthly column for Architects Journal Specification publication. Nick’s first article “Change or Die” looked at providing advice to architects pondering the future of specification procedures. The article was received well by many of our architectural colleagues and clients which was great to hear. This…

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Stephen Walton joins SCL

12th August saw another key milestone in Schumann Consult‘s growth plan when Stephen Walton joined us in the role of Project Director. This high profile appointment supports our commitment to #supportingdesigners with Specifications through the acquisition of another very high quality, well respected consultant in the specification field. Stephen (Steve) joins SCL having resigned his…

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Schumann Consult | Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Alliance

Schumann Consult has joined forces with RLB | Rider Levett Bucknall to create a powerful new alliance that reduces risk, creates unrivalled value and meets a rising demand for improved documentation standards from property and construction clients. London based Schumann Consult works with many of the world’s key architects and delivers concise specifications and design…

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‘Change or Die’ – Architects Journal July Column

We are delighted that Nick is writing a monthly column for Architects Journal in their Specification publication. This is a great opportunity for us to support designers by sharing our knowledge, and exploring and challenging some key issues and topics relevant to our industry. We hope that you find the articles interesting and enjoyable, and…

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The 2nd Quarter

The month of June signified the end of our 2nd quarter and half way to the completion of our first financial year of trading as Schumann Consult. So, where are we, what have we been up to, and what does the future have in store? In the beginning When we set up our business back in…

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Redefining Outline Specifications

In an attempt to innovate and prepare for the future we have been spending a lot of time thinking about new ways of producing specifications and becoming familiar again with the ‘why’ of Specifications. Why are they needed? When are they needed? What are they being used for at key stages? All good questions. We…

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Craig Brown joins SCL

On 1st May 2013, Craig Brown joined Schumann Consult and with it became the first full-time member of staff in our new business. This marked a significant milestone and was well ahead of our initial plan, showing just how much progress we made in our first 5 months of operations. As the newest member of…

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Working Internationally

I have been fortunate to live, work and play (rugby) around the world during my career and that international experience will help us seek out new markets overseas. Schumann Consult’s global aspirations require us to travel extensively to build relationships internationally with people of different cultures and working practices all of which need to be…

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The 1st Quarter

Schumann Consult has been in business for three months signifying the end of our first quarter. It has been both an enjoyable and successful start to our young business and it has been great to receive the welcome back into the market that we have had. Three months ago we began Schumann Consult with a…

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Specifications in the BIM Environment

The advent of 3D modelling is a natural progression from 2D, just as in turn, that was a giant leap forward from drawing boards. Computer aided design revolutionised the design process and accelerated the use of specifications as a key design information tool and contracting document, which very quickly replaced the old system of Preambles…

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