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Contributing to Master Design & Construction Management

BriefBuilder's co-founder Juriaan van Meel has been interviewed by Ronald van Warmerdam as a part of the Master course Design and Construction Management (DCM) at the Faculty of Architecture of Delft University of Technology. In the interview, Juriaan and Ronald discussed the importance of output-oriented...

Free Briefing ebook

BriefBuilder co-founder Juriaan van Meel has written a book about construction briefing, together with Kjersti Bjørkeng Størdal from Gottlieb Paludan Architects. The book's central idea is that briefing (also referred to architectural programming) is crucial to the success of a project as the brief describes...

Our 12th hospital project!

We are very happy to announce that the Dutch ETZ hospital has decided to use Briefbuilder for the development and management of their requirements for the extension of their hospital complex in Tilburg (the Netherlands). This will be our 12th hospital project--we are getting the...

New tutorial: objectives & principles

We have just added a new video to our knowledge base. The video explains how you can capture project objectives and design principles in BriefBuilder. Capturing this kind of information is somewhat a-typical for us because it often concerns fairly "fluffy" requirement texts, while BriefBuilder...

BriefBuilder goes underground

We are proud to announce that the Danish Road Directorate has decided to use BriefBuilder for the Nordhavn Tunnel Project in Copenhagen. Together with their lead consultant Rambøll, the Danish Road Directorate will use BriefBuilder to capture and define all requirements for the project and...

Scaling up

We have added two new object types in BriefBuilder: area and location. We did so because BriefBuilder is not only being used for building projects, but to an increasing extent also for urban planning and infrastructural projects. By adding these two object types, it becomes...

BriefBuilder is bubblin’

We have just released our new adjacency diagram feature. Adjacency diagrams (aka “bubble diagrams”) are a key ingredient of any architectural program. In such diagrams, spaces or functions are represented as circles (“bubbles”) and their interrelations as lines. The purpose is to give the design...

Verification dashboard

As you probably already know, you can use BriefBuilder to systematically verify requirements and manage compliance in AEC projects. We have just developed a dashboard that gives you an clear, visual overview of all the verifications in your project, showing you for example how...

BriefBuilder på norsk

BriefBuilder is now also available in Norwegian! Norway is one of the world’s most mature markets in relation to BIM and requirements management. Moreover, BriefBuilder is already being used in multiple Norwegian projects. So, it was due time to launch a Norwegian version, facilitating the...

Cool video!

To celebrate the release of the entirely new version of BriefBuilder (new platform, new features, new pricing model, ...