News

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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Season’s Greetings from Richard Petrie

18 December 2015

2015 has been a very interesting and positive year for buildingSMART and I am once again taking the opportunity of the seasonal holiday to provide a short update. At the heart of our joint endeavours is the shared knowledge and…

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Hackathon success with BIM Collaboration Format (BCF)

16 December 2015

BCF early adopters and supporters have gathered at the Munich University of Applied Sciences for another hackathon to put to put the current API through its paces. You can read all about it here. The Hackathon consisted of existing BCF Server implementations, from Aconex, bimsync and iabi,…

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buildingSMART International’s Singapore Summit

06 November 2015

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…

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Motorway infrastructure project wins BIM award

29 September 2015

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…

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BIMForum LOD Specification 2015 Draft now available for Public Comment

17 August 2015

Washington, DC, July 13, 2015 —  The BIMForum today announced the 2015 draft of the Level of Development (LOD) Specification for Building Information Models, which will be available for public comment through August 31, 2015. Anyone may download the draft…

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International Standards Summit registration open

14 August 2015

buildingSMART International is looking forward to welcoming their community to this year’s Autumn Summit in Singapore on 12 October As always this is a special opportunity to meet with world leaders in the development and delivery of open sharable data.…

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The first IFC for Infrastructure approved as bSI Final Standard

12 August 2015

buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that the first open standard for Infrastructure, IFC Alignment, has been created. This is an exciting development as it will act as a baseline for further open standards to be developed such as IFC Bridge,…

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Solibri join buildingSMART International

06 August 2015

  Based in Helsinki, Finland, with offices currently  in the US and UK, Solibri is a leading supplier of Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) solutions to the construction industry. Solibri Model Checker is sold in over 70 markets. It…

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