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buildingSMART International (bSI) is calling for member participation for three very exciting activity teams. bSI is the worldwide authority driving the transformation of the built asset economy through the creation and adoption of open, international standards. bSI is reaching out to its community to continue building on the success of its standards program. The three…

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Record Submissions Received for the buildingSMART Awards 2018

Registration has now officially closed for the buildingSMART Awards 2018. The buildingSMART Awards is part of the International Standards Summit, held in Tokyo between 16-19 October 2018. This year sees a record number of submissions, comprising a total of 85 from 20 different countries. These projects will be shortlisted by an independent set of jurors…

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buildingSMART International Membership Grows

buildingSMART International is pleased to welcome several new members to the organisation. The new members have demonstrated a commitment to developing and leveraging open digital standards to improve the built asset economy. They also represent diversity, spanning the infrastructure community to advance project delivery and asset performance. These globally-spread organisations are committed to improving open…

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buildingSMART International appoints Marketing Director

Aiden Mercer

Aidan Mercer has joined the buildingSMART International team to lead the marketing and communications function to enhance open digital ways of working for the built asset economy. This strategic appointment will strengthen bSI’s industry alignment, providing expertise in BIM, Smart Cities, digitization and infrastructure. Aidan joins from Bentley Systems where he was global Marketing Director…

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Board, Strategic Advisory Council and International Council Meetings

buildingSMART International held its Annual Board, Strategic Advisory Council and International Council Meetings from May 22 – 24, 2018 at the prestigious American Institute of Architects in Washington DC. This annual governance and leadership meeting was attended by representatives from 16 countries and 37 organizations worldwide enabling detailed discussion of the development and growth of…

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Laying New Track

Digitising the world’s railways buildingSMART has expanded its infrastructure community once again by creating the Railway Room, an endeavor that has been more than two years in the making. A unique domain in its own right, rail is a complex “system of systems.” As framed during the 2018 Standards Summit in Paris when the Room…

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buildingSMART International, keep in contact

We have updated our Privacy Policy that came into effect on the 25th May 2018 in accordance with a new data protection law called GDPR. If you would like to be kept updated from time to time with news about the application of open digital improvements to the built asset economy then please click the…

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buildingSMART Awards 2018 open for Entries

buildingSMART Awards

Don’t miss the boat Only 53 days remain before the project submission deadline closes on July 31, 2018 The buildingSMART Awards are now open for entries. The four categories are: Design Awards Construction Awards Operations and Maintenance Award Student Award The awards will celebrate the exemplary projects using buildingSMART open standards, tools or products. The…

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openBIM Season – bSI Awards 2018

Tønsbergprosjektet Winners of the Design Award 2017 (l to r) Tom Einertson, Client Group Project Director, Inge Aarseth, Client Group, Steen Sunesen, Linkarkiteckur (Architects), Pål Trollsås, Skanska (Contractor) buildingSMART 2018 awards open for submission Submissions for the buildingSMART International 2018 Awards—recognizing use of open technology in four categories including design, construction, operations and maintenance, and…

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International Standards Summit – Paris 2018

bSI Paris Summit

(Click on the images for a larger view) Almost 400 people representing 38 countries and 225 companies gathered in Paris for a four day summit to deliver the vision of providing openBIM solutions and standards. This was buildingSMART International’s first Standards Summit of the year and, as always, was a forum for eight specialist domains…

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