We are pleased to announce that the major international design and engineering firm, Arup has joined buildingSMART International as a member on the Strategic Advisory Council.
As a member of the Council, Arup will join other industry leaders to provide us with advice on our standards and compliance programs, managing our position within the industry, gaining engagement for standards development and deployment and our international chapter strategy.
As SAC members, Arup will take a direct role in shaping our strategy and helping to determine priorities and focus.
Arup Deputy Chairman Tristram Carfrae said: “Arup believes that full implementation and adoption of open BIM is vitally important to the built environment sector and we are excited to play a strategic role in driving forward its implementation.”
buildingSMART International CEO, Richard Petrie said “I am delighted that this world class professional services company truly recognizes the importance of open BIM and has committed to working with us to achieve our goals. Their stature on the international stage and their breadth of experience will be invaluable.”