buildingSMART openBIM Professional Certification Program

22 September 2017
professional certification training bsmart

buildingSMART, the international organisation leading the development of openBIM standards, has initiated a new Program to support openBIM training. The Professional Certification program is an international endeavour that has been developed by chapters in Europe, Asia and the Americas and…

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Automating Construction Processes

28 June 2017

A subsidiary of the buildingSMART Nordic Chapter has been investigating the automation of construction processes. The team from Finland is making open building information models (BIMs) machine-readable. Read the full article here.

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Annual Report 2016 published

26 June 2017

    The buildingSMART International Board of Directors and International Council approved the Annual Report 2016 at the latest meeting in Zurich. Chairman, Patrick MacLeamy opens the report with; ‘As I write this introduction in May 2017 I am filled…

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IFC4 Reference View Certification Launch

26 June 2017

IFC4 Reference View certification was launched on 26th June 2017 on our new cloud-documentation platform known as the ‘b-Cert platform’.

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buildingSMART International welcomes nine new members

16 June 2017

buildingSMART International are delighted to announce the following new members.

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HOK Chairman Patrick MacLeamy Retires After 50 Years With Firm

08 June 2017
Patrick MacLeamy

HOK Chairman Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA, LEED AP, is retiring from the company today on his 50th anniversary at the firm. He will continue as chairman of buildingSMART International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the design and construction industry that…

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Rail, Road & Port development MOUs signed

01 June 2017

Strengthening collaboration Four Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) were signed in early April during the Barcelona standards summit to strengthen collaboration between buildingSMART International and partner organisations.

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buildingSMART International Awards 2017 is open for submissions

03 May 2017

buildingSMART International (bSI) is pleased to announce the opening of the bSI Awards 2017 submission period. Architects, engineers, contractors, suppliers, clients and operators, students and any other interested parties are invited to submit their examples of benefiting from the use…

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Recognition through Fellowship Award launched

02 May 2017

Pioneers of buildingSMART awarded Fellowships A new Fellowship status was launched at the Barcelona summit, recognising the voluntary contributions of 18 buildingSMART members and officers – past and mainly present – from around the world. This first tranche of awards celebrated…

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International Summit Barcelona – registration news

22 March 2017

Due to unprecedented demand we have very few spaces left for attending the Summit in Barcelona. If you have not yet registered but would still like to attend please email to We have also created an option to attend…

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