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Award Winners 2021

London, (October 07, 2021) buildingSMART International is delighted to announce the full list of winners and special mentions for the Awards Program 2021. A total of 16 awards were announced at a live ceremony. Finalists presented their projects during the buildingSMART Virtual Summit. From an original Jury of 154, a small finalist jury deliberated following the presentations and selected a single winner from the category. There are also Special Mentions as…

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buildingSMART International Publishes Asset Management White Paper

London, U.K. – 27th September, 2021 – buildingSMART International announces a white paper titled “Liberating Built Asset Information to Achieve your Organizational Objectives” that summarizes problems facing decision-makers today, discusses new approaches to asset management through digital transformation and the use of open standards, and present case studies as examples of what is currently being achieved by two leading owners to drive optimal results from both their capital and operating budgets. This…

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buildingSMART International Launches the New buildingSMART Data Dictionary

Image courtesy of Neanex London, U.K. – 27th September, 2021 – buildingSMART International announces the launch of the new buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD). The bSDD is a vendor-neutral entry point to enrich digital workflows for better reliability, fidelity and trust enabling data flexibility for the entire built asset industry. This web-based service hosts classifications, standards, dictionaries and properties, allowed values, units, relations and translations and is available for a wide-range of users.…

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Finalists of the Awards Program 2021

London, (September 7, 2021) buildingSMART International is delighted to share the full list of finalists for the Awards Program 2021. Finalists will be invited to present their project to an independent jury for consideration as part of the program. The finalist presentations will take place during the buildingSMART Virtual Summit between 4th – 6th October 2021 with the ceremony taking place on the 7th of October where the winners will be…

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The Infra and Railway Rooms Deliver Major 4.3 Implementation and Validation Report

  London, U.K. – 6 September 2021 – buildingSMART International is delighted to announce the IFC4.3 Implementation and Validation Report and related documentation has been produced by the Infrastructure and Railway Rooms. This major piece of work has been the culmination of many years of harmonisation and collaboration between different infrastructure domains such as Road, Rail, Ports and Waterways, Bridge, Tunnel and the Common Schema work. Since the announcement of IFC 4.3…

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InfraBIM Open 2021 Event in Lyon, France Postponed

London, U.K. – July 30, 2021 – InfraBIM Open 2021 – the international conference dedicated to digital transformation and interoperability – has been postponed to 10-12 January 2022. The organisers decided that with the new the Delta variant and the possibly of further restrictions that the event should be postponed. This included the virtual element of the event which will all take place in January. This event was in response to the…

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Updates from the buildingSMART Board, SAC and International Council

London, U.K. – June 25, 2021 – The buildingSMART International Council, Board and Strategic Advisory Council meetings concluded the week of June 14th, 2021 with a variety of announcements, updates and news to be shared. The buildingSMART International Council comprises Full and Developing Chapter of buildingSMART International. Chapter in-formation, well as guests, the board and management office staff are also invited to the annual International Council Meeting. The meeting included corporate updates…

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The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit – March 2021

The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit and Swiss Digital Construction Event _xCH21 started with welcomes and introductions from both bSI and the Swiss chapter. Keynotes from the buildingSMART International Management Office. The session was titled “An update from buildingSMART International” and there was a welcome from Patrick MacLeamy, Chairman, a ‘Chief Executive Update’ from Richard Petrie, Chief Executive, a ‘Solutions and Standards Program’ presentation from Richard Kelly, Operations Director, a ‘Technical Update’ from Léon van…

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The buildingSMART International Awards Program is Open

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 be well-received. Aidan Mercer, Marking Director, buildingSMART International said “the Awards Program is quite unique.…

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Trimble Joins Strategic Advisory Council

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 meet regularly to develop and execute on the core mission and values of the buildingSMART…

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