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Individual Qualification Scheme Launched

22 November 2017
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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…

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International Standards Summit, London

16 November 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.

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Regulatory bodies supported by open digital standards

08 November 2017

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…

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buildingSMART openBIM Professional Certification Program

22 September 2017
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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…

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Automating Construction Processes

28 June 2017

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

26 June 2017

    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…

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IFC4 Reference View Certification Launch

26 June 2017

IFC4 Reference View certification was launched on 26th June 2017 on our new cloud-documentation platform known as the ‘b-Cert platform’.

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buildingSMART International welcomes nine new members

16 June 2017

buildingSMART International are delighted to announce the following new members.

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HOK Chairman Patrick MacLeamy Retires After 50 Years With Firm

08 June 2017
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HOK Chairman Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA, LEED AP, is retiring from the company today on his 50th anniversary at the firm. He will continue as chairman of buildingSMART International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the design and construction industry that…

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Rail, Road & Port development MOUs signed

01 June 2017

Strengthening collaboration Four Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) were signed in early April during the Barcelona standards summit to strengthen collaboration between buildingSMART International and partner organisations.

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