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buildingSMART International Membership Grows

buildingSMART International is pleased to welcome several new members to the organisation. The new members have demonstrated a commitment to developing and leveraging open digital standards to improve the built asset economy. They also represent diversity, spanning the infrastructure community to advance project delivery and asset performance. These globally-spread organisations are committed to improving open and interoperable standards by leveraging BIM deliverables, digital workflows and open and collaborative ways of…

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buildingSMART International appoints Marketing Director

Aiden Mercer

Aidan Mercer has joined the buildingSMART International team to lead the marketing and communications function to enhance open digital ways of working for the built asset economy. This strategic appointment will strengthen bSI’s industry alignment, providing expertise in BIM, Smart Cities, digitization and infrastructure. Aidan joins from Bentley Systems where he was global Marketing Director for AEC, holding a variety of roles since 2010. Chief Executive Richard Petrie said, “I…

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Board, Strategic Advisory Council and International Council Meetings

buildingSMART International held its Annual Board, Strategic Advisory Council and International Council Meetings from May 22 – 24, 2018 at the prestigious American Institute of Architects in Washington DC. This annual governance and leadership meeting was attended by representatives from 16 countries and 37 organizations worldwide enabling detailed discussion of the development and growth of open digital workflows for the built asset economy. Board Meeting The buildingSMART International Board of…

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Laying New Track

Digitising the world’s railways buildingSMART has expanded its infrastructure community once again by creating the Railway Room, an endeavor that has been more than two years in the making. A unique domain in its own right, rail is a complex “system of systems.” As framed during the 2018 Standards Summit in Paris when the Room was officially established, “openBIM is the engine for digitisation in the railway network.” To have…

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BIM FORUM 2018

BIM FORUM 2018 June 7th, 2018 Bled, Slovenia Bexel Consulting participated in traditional meeting BIM Forum 2018, which took place on June 7th 2018 in Grand Hotel Toplice in Bled, Slovenia. BIM Forum is the unique event in Slovenia with the main goal of exchange of information about BIM technologies and approaches between representatives of government and industry. In the last six months, Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of…

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buildingSMART Awards 2018 open for Entries

buildingSMART Awards

Don’t miss the boat Only 53 days remain before the project submission deadline closes on July 31, 2018 The buildingSMART Awards are now open for entries. The four categories are: Design Awards Construction Awards Operations and Maintenance Award Student Award The awards will celebrate the exemplary projects using buildingSMART open standards, tools or products. The judging panel is comprised of experts from each of the buildingSMART chapters. Judges are looking…

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openBIM Season – bSI Awards 2018

Tønsbergprosjektet Winners of the Design Award 2017 (l to r) Tom Einertson, Client Group Project Director, Inge Aarseth, Client Group, Steen Sunesen, Linkarkiteckur (Architects), Pål Trollsås, Skanska (Contractor) buildingSMART 2018 awards open for submission Submissions for the buildingSMART International 2018 Awards—recognizing use of open technology in four categories including design, construction, operations and maintenance, and student research—are now being accepted until July 31, 2018. Winners from each of the four…

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International Standards Summit – Paris 2018

bSI Paris Summit

(Click on the images for a larger view) Almost 400 people representing 38 countries and 225 companies gathered in Paris for a four day summit to deliver the vision of providing openBIM solutions and standards. This was buildingSMART International’s first Standards Summit of the year and, as always, was a forum for eight specialist domains to deliver dozens of building and infrastructure projects that are enabling an entire industry to…

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Siemens join buildingSMART International

Siemens Headquarters, Zug Siemens join openBIM organization buildingSmart International as a strategic member Richard Petrie presents Wolfgang Hass with Siemens’ membership certificate In March 2018, the Siemens Building Technologies Division joined buildingSMART International (bSI) as a member of the Strategic Advisory Council and several National Chapters. Siemens is the first building technology vendor to become part of this international not-for-profit organization created by bSI, the openBIM™ data format defines open,…

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