The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit has concluded its 3rd edition for Spring 2021. This program was brought together with the buildingSMART Switzerland Chapter to deliver their _xCH21 Digital Construction Event. The event was comprised of an opening day plenary, a dedicated Swiss roundtables day, German masterclasses, bSI keynotes, Room days, sponsor-focused sessions, and more. There…

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London, (March 15, 2021) – buildingSMART International (bSI) is delighted to announce that the annual Awards Program is open. Registration opens on 15th March 2021. Since its launch, the buildingSMART Awards Program has continued to grow with record numbers in 2020. With 111 submissions and 16 category winners, there is continued optimism that the program will once again…

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Trimble

London, U.K. – 8 March, 2021 – buildingSMART International announced today that Trimble has joined the Strategic Advisory Council (SAC). As an existing member of buildingSMART International, Trimble’s intention to move to the SAC signals commitment to open data standards by enabling a strategic input into the buildingSMART community. buildingSMART’s SAC is a group of members who…

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London, U.K. – February 19, 2021 – buildingSMART International is proceeding with its “Facility Management (FM) Handover – Equipment Maintenance” project and inviting participation by facility owners and industry domain experts. This project is an update to the 2009 Basic FM Handover MVD project due to market demand. Work done in the intervening period has been on…

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London, U.K. – February 5, 2021 – buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that as part of the bSI Process, the report “IDM Development for Building Energy Modelling” is now undergoing a review by a panel of building energy modeling domain experts and stakeholders from the global building design, construction, and operations industry. Their feedback and commentary…

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London, (January 11, 2021) – buildingSMART International (bSI) has appointed Frédéric Grand of buildingSMART France to lead the buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD) into its next phase. Since completing a master’s degree in computer sciences, Frédéric spent 16 years as a project manager at ‘BBS SLAMA’ a Software company providing (IFC compliant) energy calculation applications. He has been an…

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The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit delivered its 2nd edition in 2020. This extended program included an Opening Plenary, Awards Program, Room Sessions, Program and Partners Plenary, Chapter Conference, Strategic Advisory Council and much more. There were exhibitor booths, networking opportunities and an extensive agenda spanning all phases and domains of the built asset industry. The…

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London, U.K. – November 23, 2020 – buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that the US Chapter has re-launched to drive broader adoption of open standards in the US market. With a focus on building and infrastructure projects, and in response to owner mandates and resolutions being passed to support Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and openBIM, buildingSMART…

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London, (October 30, 2020) buildingSMART International is delighted to announce the full list of winners and special mentions for the Awards Program 2020. A total of 16 awards were announced at a live ceremony. Finalists presented their projects during the buildingSMART Virtual Summit on the 28th and 29th October 2020. From an original Jury of 111,…

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London, U.K. – October 26, 2020 – buildingSMART International announced today the addition of Autodesk to the organization’s Strategic Advisory Council (SAC). As an original founder of buildingSMART, Autodesk has a long standing relationship with buildingSMART and the addition of Autodesk to the SAC signals Autodesk’s commitment to open data standards at this pivotal time in the…

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