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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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Richard Kelly Joins buildingSMART as Operations Director

30 January 2015

BuildingSMART International is delighted to announce that it has appointed Richard Kelly to the new full time role of Operations Director.

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Infrastructure Alignment bSI Candidate Standard

22 January 2015

BuildingSMART International (bSI) has issued a Call for Comment on the bSI IFC Infrastructure Alignment Conceptual Model and bSI Candidate Standard for IFC Alignment. Review the call IFC Alignment Press Release

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New Chapter Launched in Spain

19 January 2015

A new chapter of buildingSMART was launched in Spain in November, making it the 16th chapter within the BuildingSMART network, which spans four continents. The chapter will benefit from the improving prospects in the construction industry in Spain and has…

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French Government Dedicates €20 Million to National BIM Effort

17 December 2014
Louvre

Bertrand Delcambre, appointed by the French government as BIM Ambassador, delivered his first report and recommendations. The French government will spend €20 million over the coming 3 years to support the French BIM effort. buildingSMART France, in cooperation with CSTB is…

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Standards Process Development

11 December 2014

Update: This call has now closed. Thank you to all those who responded. The Standards Committee Executive published a draft standards process and standards organisation at the Toronto Standards Summit. The Standards Process and Charter development timetables are as follows:…

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Toronto Standards Summit a Success

09 December 2014

The Toronto Standards Conference was well supported with circa 90 attendees. Key milestones achieved during the summit include: the new standards process and website were formally launched, comments and suggestions for refinement of the new standards process are invited by…

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Business Gain through Open Technology 2014 Award Winners

31 October 2014

  Norwegian hospital project wins inaugural bSI ‘Heroes of Interoperability’ award BuildingSMART International (bSI) announced the results of its newly inaugurated award series on 27 October in Toronto during the twice-yearly international week of meetings. The overall winner was the…

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bSI Product Room Member NBS Awarded UK Level 2 BIM Contract

15 October 2014

A team led by buildingSMART Product Room member NBS has won the £1 million Technology Strategy Board contract to take forward development of the Digital Toolkit for Building Information Modelling (BIM). The BIM toolkit has the potential to transform the…

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