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buildingSMART International Awards open for submissions

07 April 2016

The 2016 buildingSMART International Awards competition is now open for entries. The judges will be looking for projects that demonstrate and inspire the use of open standards developed by buildingSMART in the categories of; Design Using Open Technology, Construction Using…

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Standards Summit, Rotterdam is nearly here

06 April 2016

There are only a few days to go until our next Standards Summit in Rotterdam. We’re looking forward to catching up with those from the established community and we’re delighted to be able to welcome a lot of new faces…

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buildingSMART International Newsletter – April 2016

04 April 2016

buildingSMART’s latest Newsletter is now published (click here).  This edition covers the formation of the vibrant new Swiss Chapter, a welcome to Kajima Corporation as our first strategic advisory member from Asia, an insight into the Intranet tool, and a…

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Open Standards & the Win for BIM

30 March 2016

PBC Today have published an article by Richard Petrie explaining the rationale behind adopting open standards. Called Open Standards and the Win for BIM the article sets out to explain how and why buildingSMART is creating open digital standards for the…

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Dutch BIM Success stories at buildingSMART Standards Summit

29 March 2016

An additional event has been added to the buildingSMART Summit in Rotterdam on Thursday 14th April. Dutch BIM Success stories is being provided by BIM Loket and features presentations from major Client, Designers and Contractors from the Netherlands.

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Kajima Corporation joins buildingSMART Strategic Advisory Council

23 February 2016

  Kajima Corporation, the Japanese construction company with operations around the world has joined the buildingSMART Strategic Advisory Council (SAC), which provides guidance to the board on strategy and implementation.

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Rijkswaterstaat, a leading infrastructure owner becomes a member

09 February 2016
Rijkwaterstatt

The Dutch roads and water systems authority, Rijkswaterstaat has joined buildingSMART International as a standard member, one of the four classes of membership offered by bSI. Rijkswaterstaat is a strong supporter of open BIM and is already contributing funding to some of…

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International Summit in Rotterdam is open for registration

04 February 2016

buildingSMART’s International working summit in Rotterdam, to be held from April 11th to April 14th is now open for registration. All details can found here. We very much look forward to welcoming you to what will be yet another busy…

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New buildingSMART Chapter in Switzerland

02 February 2016

On 12 January, a new buildingSMART chapter was launched in Switzerland. Its host organisation, Bauen Digital Schweiz (Digital Construction Switzerland) is an industry wide group formed to lead digitization of the built asset owners, their construction and facility operation supply…

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AGI Foresight Report 2020 recognises buildingSMART’s contributions

21 January 2016

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…

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