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IFC Maritime Project

buildingSMART is developing an openBIM standard for Harbours and Ports in response to a new demand to extend the family of digital requirement exchange models to maritime facilities. The reason for this demand is primarily driven by the New Silk Road (‘One Belt One Road’ ). This is a new double trade corridor, on land…

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buildingSMART Russia

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buildingSMART Russia attend for the first time (l to r)Richard Petrie, Marina Korol (Vice Chair), Ksenia Glashkina (Business Manager), Vyacheslav Alenkov (Chair), Richard Kelly A new chapter of buildingSMART has been launched in Russia. The launch was the result of hard work, commitment and the will to succeed among key members of the Russian built…

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Another successful year – 2017 Review

London 2017 London 2017 As we come to the end of 2017 we are delighted to be able to report on another extremely strong year of growth and improvement for buildingSMART. Thank-you to all of our members, sponsors and supporters at International and Chapter level and all of the hard-working professional contributors. This is a…

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Individual Qualification Scheme Launched

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New framework to promote consistent training Training in BIM varies from country to country, and even within countries, so when a company recruits a qualified BIM manager, how does it judge the value of that qualification? With the globalisation of the industry comes the need for global standards of training. So the launch of bSI’s…

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International Standards Summit, London

London 2017 (Click on the images for a larger view) International collaboration delivering digital built asset solutions buildingSMART’s latest international Standards Summit illustrated the dramatic growth in demand for digital solutions across all the sectors of the built environment. The event was held at the prestigious Institute of Engineering and Technology in London and attended…

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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 the currently available and proposed exchange formats, for supporting open digital working in building regulation code checking addressing Regulatory, Requirements and Recommendations (RRR) work flows.

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buildingSMART openBIM Professional Certification Program

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buildingSMART, the international organisation leading the development of openBIM standards, has initiated a new Program to support openBIM training. The Professional Certification program is an international endeavour that has been developed by chapters in Europe, Asia and the Americas and is expected to be adopted across the globe. In recent years we have witnessed an…

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Automating Construction Processes

Tomi Henttinen, Business Manager, buildingSMART Nordic A subsidiary of the buildingSMART Nordic Chapter has been investigating the automation of construction processes. The team from Finland is making open building information models (BIMs) machine-readable. Read the full article here.

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Annual Report 2016 published

    The buildingSMART International Board of Directors and International Council approved the Annual Report 2016 at the latest meeting in Zurich. Chairman, Patrick MacLeamy opens the report with; ‘As I write this introduction in May 2017 I am filled with pride at the progress we are making. This year we celebrated the 21st anniversary…

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