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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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“Facility Management (FM) Handover – Equipment Maintenance” – Join our project to create an updated open international standard

London, U.K. – February 19, 2021 – buildingSMART International is proceeding with its “Facility Management (FM) Handover – Equipment Maintenance” project and inviting participation by facility owners and industry domain experts. This project is an update to the 2009 Basic FM Handover MVD project due to market demand. Work done in the intervening period has been on national implementations of the previous specification. This project incorporates lessons learned from the years of…

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Expert Panel to Review the “IDM Development for Building Energy Modelling” Report

London, U.K. – February 5, 2021 – buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that as part of the bSI Process, the report “IDM Development for Building Energy Modelling” is now undergoing a review by a panel of building energy modeling domain experts and stakeholders from the global building design, construction, and operations industry. Their feedback and commentary will help establish a roadmap for the buildingSMART International community to tackle the challenges of…

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buildingSMART International Appoints Frédéric Grand as Product Manager for the buildingSMART Data Dictionary

London, (January 11, 2021) - buildingSMART International (bSI) has appointed Frédéric Grand of buildingSMART France to lead the buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD) into its next phase. Since completing a master’s degree in computer sciences, Frédéric spent 16 years as a project manager at ‘BBS SLAMA’ a Software company providing (IFC compliant) energy calculation applications. He has been an active member of buildingSMART France for more than 15 years and was appointed as its…

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The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit 26 October – 6 November 2020

The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit delivered its 2nd edition in 2020. This extended program included an Opening Plenary, Awards Program, Room Sessions, Program and Partners Plenary, Chapter Conference, Strategic Advisory Council and much more. There were exhibitor booths, networking opportunities and an extensive agenda spanning all phases and domains of the built asset industry. The event had a variety of topics and speakers and some event highlights can be found…

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The buildingSMART USA Chapter Re-launches

London, U.K. – November 23, 2020 – buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that the US Chapter has re-launched to drive broader adoption of open standards in the US market. With a focus on building and infrastructure projects, and in response to owner mandates and resolutions being passed to support Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and openBIM, buildingSMART International is supporting efforts to develop a new engagement model for the US market. As…

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The buildingSMART Awards Winners Have Been Announced

London, (October 30, 2020) buildingSMART International is delighted to announce the full list of winners and special mentions for the Awards Program 2020. A total of 16 awards were announced at a live ceremony. Finalists presented their projects during the buildingSMART Virtual Summit on the 28th and 29th October 2020. From an original Jury of 111, a small finalist jury of between 3 and 5 members deliberated following the presentations and…

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buildingSMART International: Autodesk Joins Strategic Advisory Council

London, U.K. – October 26, 2020 – buildingSMART International announced today the addition of Autodesk to the organization’s Strategic Advisory Council (SAC). As an original founder of buildingSMART, Autodesk has a long standing relationship with buildingSMART and the addition of Autodesk to the SAC signals Autodesk’s commitment to open data standards at this pivotal time in the digitisation within the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. Autodesk is a market-leading, multi-national organization…

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buildingSMART International and Digital Twin Consortium Sign Memorandum of Understanding

London, U.K. – October 20, 2020 – buildingSMART International and the Digital Twin Consortium signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to align activities and joint working groups. This strategic initiative further strengthens the accelerated focus on the topic of digital twins. Since its formation in 2019, the buildingSMART Digital Twins Working Group (DTWG) has developed a key positioning paper titled, “Enabling an Ecosystem of Digital Twins. The aim of the paper was…

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buildingSMART International Joins the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS)

London, U.K. – October 19, 2020 – buildingSMART International has joined the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) coalition to develop and implement international standards for benchmarking, measuring and reporting construction project cost Since publication of the first edition in July 2017, the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) have provided a single methodology for reporting, grouping and classifying construction project costs. The ICMS coalition is supported by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors…

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