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coBuilder join buildingSMART International

10 July 2015

  buildingSMART International are delighted to welcome coBuilder as an International Member. Their industry expertise will be a great asset to the development of open sharable data and will be of particular benefit in strengthening the buildingSMART Data Dictionary bSDD.…

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International Council meeting in Paris June 16 and 17

10 July 2015
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International Council meeting in Paris June 16 and 17 agrees new leadership model and commits chapters and buildingSMART International to define closer working relationships. 50 Leaders representing 14 of our 16 Chapters attended the International Council meeting in Paris and…

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IFC4 Design Transfer & Reference Views are now bSI Final Standards

10 July 2015

buildingSMART International has generated two more open sharable standards through its Standards Program. The development of these standards has followed a rigorous process and been endorsed by the International Standards Committee. The purpose of the IFC4 Design Transfer View is to provide…

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Swedish Transport Administration join buildingSMART

22 June 2015

Trafikverket, The Swedish Transport Administration, have joined the membership of buildingSMART International. With the operational responsibility for 100,000 km of roads, 12,000km of railway network and a large development portfolio, Trafikverket are clear in their ambition to drive the development…

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Arup joins buildingSMART International as a Strategic Member

16 June 2015

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…

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BCF Expert Hackathon

13 May 2015

Our BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) working group is holding a hackathon in Helsinki, 8-9 June 2015. The objective of the hackathon is to push implementation, solve issues and share experiences in BCF-software implementation. On the agenda: Implement, debug, and test BCF implementations Create…

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Francois Grobler Retires

04 May 2015

It is with heartfelt thanks and appreciation for his many contributions that we announce the retirement of Francois Grobler as buildingSMART International Technical Chairman and member of the Executive Committee. Francois has held a number of key positions in buildingSMART…

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London Watford Standards Summit Successes

01 April 2015

Over 160 people from 19 different nations gathered in London Watford for the buildingSMART International Standards Conference. Key milestones achieved during the summit include: the inaugural meeting of the Standards Committee (SC) took place the Standards Process, launched in Toronto,…

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Digital Built Britain Launch

03 March 2015

Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable at a site visit in London announced the launch of Digital Built Britain, the UK Level 3 Building Information Modeling program. The works will build a digital economy for the  construction industry in support of…

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International Housing Association Pledges Support for BIM

05 February 2015

At its Annual Meeting in February 2014 in Las Vagas, Nevada USA, the IHA formally recognized the potential for Building Information Modelling (BIM) to play an important role in construction’s future in those markets where the owners and projects can…

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