News & events
buildingSMART is to develop open data standards for infrastructure - in addition to the ongoing work on data standards for buildings.
A database of software applications that are compatible with the IFC standard goes live on the buildingSMART website on 5 October 2011 and will provide an official reference resource for AEC industry software users. The database contains information about IFC-compatible applications for the whole range of design and construction disciplines, including architectural, structural, building services, facility management and model viewing. It also underlines how broad IFC support has become.
buildingSMART's International Council meeting, Executive Committee meeting and Industry Day will be held in Helsinki on 22-24 May 2013.
This edition of the newsletter reports on buildingSMART International's plans to expedite the development of process and data standards. It also features an overview of different approaches to BIM training in four countries, the results of a survey on BIM uptake in Canada, and news from France, Finland and the Middle East. This edition of the newsletter also has a four-page supplement on the "Build London Live" competition.
This edition of the newsletter reports on the outcomes from buildingSMART International's Tokyo meeting in October 2012. There is also information about NBIMS version 3, the COBie standard, and BIM in the Middle East - plus news about the launch of a new Spanish chapter.
This edition of the newsletter reports on progress made at the March 2013 meetings in Waltham / Boston USA. There is also an update on software certification, a look ahead to bSI's next set of priorities, and examples of BIM in action - plus news about the launch of bSI chapters in China and Hong Kong.
The Executive Committee of buildingSMART has decided to recruit a Chief Executive for the organisation, plus a number of full-time staff members.
Information about the International Council elections 2013-2015
BuildingSMART’s stringent new Certification 2.0 process provides quality assurance for software products
March 13, 2012 -- buildingSMART® International, members of the Nemetschek Group, Tekla® and other leading software vendors joined forces to launch a global program to help promote Open BIM collaboration workflows throughout the AEC industry.
BIMForum Portugal is hosting an International BIM Conference in Oporto, Portugal on 20th and 21st June 2013. The conference will focus on best practice and issues relating to BIM implementation.
In this newsletter you can amongst others read about the Copenhagen conference in September, the review of IFC 2x4 which concludes on December 1st as well as an interview with the new IDM co-coordinator Jan Karlshøj.
In this newsletter you can read about how IFC BIM becomes mandatory at various levels in Denmark, UK and Netherland in their public sector projects. On how openBIM was used and gave value in the construction of the London Olympic Stadium. And how the Norwegian chapter places much emphasis on sustainability This is just some of the interesting articles you can read in this issue.
This is the half yearly meeting of the International User Group, the International Technical Management Committee, the Process Room and the Product Room.
The reports and resolutions from the October working group and committee meetings in Tokyo are now available.
This edition of the newsletter announces a number of important developments for buildingSMART International - including the launch of IFC4.
Three years after the demise of the former Iberian Chapter of buildingSMART a new Spanish Chapter was launched in Madrid on 6th November 2012.
buildingSMART International has made the organisations first newsletter. The plan is publish newsletters regulary in the future.
In the 4th newsletter from buildingSMART you can read about how to set up a buildingSMART chapter and how the organisation helps involve users in the use and development of the standards through the International User Group (IUG).