Driving transformation of the built asset economy through creation & adoption of open, international standards

What is openBIM ?

A universal approach to the collaborative design, realization and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows. Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) buildingSMART is the sharing of information between the project, design, procurement, maintenance and operations teams

What's in it for me?

Benefits include New Markets, Scale Benefits, Improved Performance and Industry Development. Specific benefits to building owners and operators, product manufacturers and others.

Our Standards

buildingSMART aim to promote increasing international consensus on specific standards to accelerate implementation and uptake for mutual benefit. For a list of published international standards. 

Why buildingSMART?

Significant improvements in cost, value and environmental performance can be achieved. 

Data Dictionary

The buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD) is a library of objects and their attributes. It’s used to identify objects in the built environment and their specific properties regardless of language

Compliant Software

All software successfully tested for compliance with buildingSMART Standards.

Support us and get involved

Membership

Is now open for institutions, companies, governments, and individuals.

Members benefit from the collective activities of other members locally and internationally. Read more

Sponsors

This would not be possible without the work-in-kind support of our Members and the financial contribution from our Sponsors.

If you would like to learn more about sponsoring buildingSMART then click Read more

Get Involved

Shape the future by participating in buildingSMART.

Participate in Chapters, Rooms, Groups and/or Projects. Read more

Events

Learn about our forthcoming exciting and informative events

 

Learn about our event - Standards Summits  and the International Council & Chapter Summit. Read more

Latest News

buildingSMART International Forum Announcement

buildingSMART International (bSI) is delighted to announce the launch of the buildingSMART® Forum, the latest step in its online presence ...
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buildingSMART International appoints Dennis Shelden as co-lead of the Technical Room

Dennis Shelden (left) has been appointed co-lead of the Technical room to assist with the development of innovative programs to ...
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Your Industry Needs You

buildingSMART International (bSI) is calling for member participation for three very exciting activity teams. bSI is the worldwide authority driving ...
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Airport Program – call for participation

buildingSMART International (bSI) has launched a new specialist domain for developing and deploying open digital standards specifically for the airport environment. ...
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