Construction industry intelligence provider Barbour ABI and leading professional architectural technology body, the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), have announced a collaboration agreement to benefit companies working in the environmental sector built.
Barbour ABI’s team of experienced and knowledgeable researchers conduct over one million interviews each year to produce robust reports that go beyond data in virtually every aspect of the construction industry.
The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists is the global membership body that governs, represents and promotes the discipline of architectural technology and sets and maintains standards of education, practice and professionalism.
Kate Perrin, Group Marketing Director at Barbour ABI, said: “CIAT plays an incredibly important role in the development of the built environment in the UK and overseas. The opportunities and needs for architectural technology are becoming more apparent and important, especially given the focus on sustainability and how we can integrate it into new buildings.
“While our collaboration will initially focus on sharing data and information for the continued professional development of CIAT members and affiliates, this collaborative agreement has been created to advocate and innovate to support greater accessibility and price. affordable specification tools and purchasing standards.”
Diane Dale, Technical and Practice Director, CIAT, said: “Barbour ABI is the only UK intelligence provider that can provide reliable and verified data across the entire built environment sector. Certified Architectural Technologists are skilled in providing design services and managing projects from start to finish, so they can influence outcomes more than any other role.
“Collaborating with Barbour ABI will give our members and affiliates access to unrivaled built environment insights supporting continued innovation as we strive to achieve higher levels of standardization in specification and purchasing, which which will ultimately support the improvement of critical outcomes such as safety and sustainability. ”