buildingSMART International hires Evandro Alfieri

  buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that Evandro Alfieri will be joining the technical Services team from May 1st as a Solutions Accelerator. Evandro has been working in the IFC Rail project for over four years and is highly regarded for his professionalism, technical expertise and his ability to bridge the gap between the…

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Richard Petrie Obituary

Richard Petrie

  Richard Petrie, Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the IET, died on 17th April 2022 at the age of 63 following a short illness. His legacy had a profound and long-lasting effect following an illustrious career. A distinguished academic, industry executive and leader of enterprises, Richard gave so much of his life to leading and shaping…

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buildingSMART International announces the sad passing of Richard Petrie

Richard Petrie

Richard Petrie and his son Michael Dear buildingSMART Community, It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing Richard Petrie on April 17th, 2022, following a short illness. Richard was the Chief Executive of buildingSMART International and leaves behind his wife Jane and three adult children, Michael, Maddie, and Lottie. On behalf…

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Important update from buildingSMART International

Dear buildingSMART Community, It is with regret that we inform you that due to ill health, Richard Petrie is standing down from his role as Chief Executive of buildingSMART International (bSI) with immediate effect. Since 2013, Richard developed the strategy and business plan for bSI and has grown the core team, membership, programs, and the…

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buildingSMART International Awards 2022 is now open

    London, U.K. – March 28, 2022 – London, – buildingSMART International (bSI) is delighted to announce that the annual Awards Program is open. Registration opens on 28th March 2022. Since its launch, the buildingSMART Awards Program has continued to grow with record numbers in 2021. With 133 submissions and 16 category winners, there is continued optimism that…

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Welcome to GF Piping Systems as a Standard member

London, U.K. – March 24, 2022 – buildingSMART International is delighted to welcome GF Piping Systems as a Standard member. GF Piping Systems, a division of Georg Fischer AG, is proud of its long history of success with roots going back more than 200 years when Johann Conrad Fischer laid the foundation. What began in 1802 with…

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Announcement from buildingSMART International and the Board

London, U.K. – March 11, 2022 – buildingSMART International is shocked and saddened by the crisis unfolding in Ukraine. buildingSMART condemns the invasion by Russia and our thoughts are very much with the people of Ukraine at this awful time. As an international body that seeks cooperation and collaboration at its core, we hope for a peaceful…

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buildingSMART International welcomes the change of status for the Spanish and Italian Chapters

London, U.K. – March 9, 2022 – buildingSMART International welcomes the change of status for the Spanish and Italian Chapters, who are now officially confirmed as Full Chapters. Both Chapters had previously been “Developing Chapters” and had formally submitted their application to become “Full Chapters” to the buildingSMART Board. Richard Petrie, Chief Executive, buildingSMART International said,…

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From standard to multinational membership for ACCA Software

ACCA Software

    London, U.K. – February 7, 2022 – buildingSMART International is announcing the upgrade from standard to multinational membership for ACCA Software. This announcement coincides with their accelerated developments for the buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD), IDS (Information Delivery Specification) and other supportining services to the Technical Roadmap from buildingSMART. This announcement means ACCA will also be…

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