Recognition through Fellowship Award launched

02 May 2017

Pioneers of buildingSMART awarded Fellowships A new Fellowship status was launched at the Barcelona summit, recognising the voluntary contributions of 18 buildingSMART members and officers – past and mainly present – from around the world. This first tranche of awards celebrated…

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International Summit Barcelona – registration news

22 March 2017

Due to unprecedented demand we have very few spaces left for attending the Summit in Barcelona. If you have not yet registered but would still like to attend please email to We have also created an option to attend…

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ETIM International and buildingSMART International announce collaborative partnership

03 March 2017

The recently signed partnership will strengthen the interoperability of open standards throughout the building and infrastructure lifecycle and value chain and improve the broader availability of digital product information.

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buildingSMART launches Fellowship

24 February 2017

buildingSMART depends heavily on volunteers as well as professional contributors and many of these have served our operations for many years. Since buildingSMART is now ‘coming of age’ with its 21st anniversary we are introducing a scheme to honour and…

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Collaboration between RailTopoModel, and IFC

14 February 2017

On January 10th, the representatives from the RailTopoModel (RTM), initiatives and buildingSMART International met in Frankfurt in order to discuss collaboration in the future development of the railway modelling approaches, to ensure efficiency and consistency for the industry. buildingSMART International…

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SAMOOCM, Korea join buildingSMART International

09 February 2017

buildingSMART International are delighted to welcome their first member from Korea. SAMOOCM is an industry leader in Korea with 40 years of experience in construction management and design.

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LafargeHolcim join buildingSMART Strategic Advisory Council

27 January 2017

buildingSMART International are very pleased to announce that LafargeHolcim has joined the Strategic Advisory Council. LafargeHolcim is the world leader in the building materials industry with a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete. The Group has 100,000 employees around the…

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Survey to understand the use of IFC

09 January 2017

Over the last decade, hundreds of built asset projects have demonstrated successful use of IFC* as the dominant exchange format for a range of value adding processes.

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Richard Petrie’s end of 2016 review

20 December 2016

2016 has been another busy year for buildingSMART. We have made a great deal of progress both in implementing our operating strategy and in driving forward our activities.

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December newsletter

20 December 2016

buildingSMART International’s December newsletter has a slightly new format and is as full of information as always. Topics include; latest Summit in Korea, Airport and Construction Rooms, International award winners, Publicly available specifications Road & Rail, IFC Bridge  and much…

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