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.

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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

What's On

Learn about our forthcoming exciting and informative events

 

 

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

Latest News

International Standards Summit, London

(Click on the images for a larger view) International collaboration delivering digital built asset solutions buildingSMART's latest international Standards Summit ...
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Regulatory bodies supported by open digital standards

buildingSMART International has published a report that will assist organisations concerned with building planning and regulation. This Technical Report reviews ...
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International Infrastructure Standard – call for participation

BuildingSMART is embarking on an ambitious program of work to deliver open standards for information exchange for infrastructure, responding to ...
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buildingSMART openBIM Professional Certification Program

buildingSMART, the international organisation leading the development of openBIM standards, has initiated a new Program to support openBIM training. The ...
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