Developing open standards & specifications for BIM
Our open standards for information sharing are covered by the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) data model, the Information Delivery Manual (IDM) data exchange protocols, and the buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD).
Projects & work groups
Our development of open internationally-recognised standards for information sharing is co-ordinated by groups working in our Technical Room, Process Room, and Product Room and Infrastructure Room.
Practical support for BIM implementation
Our ISO-endorsed software certification process allows vendors to demonstrate that their building information modelling (BIM) applications conform to the latest open standards.
Our training accreditation scheme (currently under development) will enable providers of Building Information Modelling (BIM) training to demonstrate that their products and programmes meet rigorous quality standards.
The buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD) is now available to all via an online web service
Details of the bSI International Council meeting in Beijing on 19th - 21st May 2014 are now available
The International Housing Association (IHA) has pledged its support for Building Information Modelling.