The recently published Association for Geographic Information’s Foresight Report 2020 gives insight into the issues they believe will have a significant impact on the economy, environment and society over the next few years.
A common theme running through the report is the increased collaboration between the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and buildingSMART to improve the compatibility between building and infrastructure projects.
In October, over one hundred experts assembled in Singapore to work on the creation of world’s future open building and infrastructure data standards.
Since the last working summit in London, 5 standards have been endorsed as buildingSMART Final Standards, and the number of initiatives in progress is healthier than ever with 27 Activities currently developing a broad range of new output.
The newspaper Le Moniteur, the official French newspaper for the construction sector, has created a new dedicated award for the category Infrastructure Project under BIM. Egis has received this first award, for the PPP project of an urban motorway in Marseille called L2 .