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buildingSMART launches Fellowship

24 February 2017

buildingSMART depends heavily on volunteers as well as professional contributors and many of these have served our operations for many years. Since buildingSMART is now ‘coming of age’ with its 21st anniversary we are introducing a scheme to honour and…

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Collaboration between RailTopoModel, railML.org and IFC

14 February 2017

On January 10th, the representatives from the RailTopoModel (RTM), railML.org initiatives and buildingSMART International met in Frankfurt in order to discuss collaboration in the future development of the railway modelling approaches, to ensure efficiency and consistency for the industry. buildingSMART International…

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SAMOOCM, Korea join buildingSMART International

09 February 2017

buildingSMART International are delighted to welcome their first member from Korea. SAMOOCM is an industry leader in Korea with 40 years of experience in construction management and design.

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LafargeHolcim join buildingSMART Strategic Advisory Council

27 January 2017

buildingSMART International are very pleased to announce that LafargeHolcim has joined the Strategic Advisory Council. LafargeHolcim is the world leader in the building materials industry with a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete. The Group has 100,000 employees around the…

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Survey to understand the use of IFC

09 January 2017

Over the last decade, hundreds of built asset projects have demonstrated successful use of IFC* as the dominant exchange format for a range of value adding processes.

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Richard Petrie’s end of 2016 review

20 December 2016

2016 has been another busy year for buildingSMART. We have made a great deal of progress both in implementing our operating strategy and in driving forward our activities.

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December newsletter

20 December 2016

buildingSMART International’s December newsletter has a slightly new format and is as full of information as always. Topics include; latest Summit in Korea, Airport and Construction Rooms, International award winners, Publicly available specifications Road & Rail, IFC Bridge  and much…

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Bricsys join buildingSMART as international members

19 December 2016

buildingSMART International are very pleased to announce that Bricsys have joined as members.

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Hochtief Vicon join buildingSMART membership

05 December 2016

buildingSMART International are pleased to announce that HOCHTIEF ViCon GmbH have joined their membership community.

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BIM Collaboration Format explained

29 November 2016

buildingSMART has published a short video explaining BIM Collaboration Format, BCF It gives a 2 minute overview of one aspect of buildingSMART’s vendor neutral approach to design, construction and operate of assets in the built environment. We are grateful to the…

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