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Schneider Electric Joins the buildingSMART International Strategic Advisory Council

London, (U.K) - XXth November 2021 - Schneider Electric, the World's Most Sustainable Company in ...

The buildingSMART Award Winners 2021

London, (October 07, 2021) buildingSMART International is delighted to announce the full list of winners, ...

buildingSMART International Publishes Asset Management White Paper

London, U.K. - 27th September, 2021 - buildingSMART International announces a white paper titled "Liberating Built Asset ...

buildingSMART International Launches the New buildingSMART Data Dictionary

Image courtesy of Neanex London, U.K. - 27th September, 2021 - buildingSMART International announces the launch of ...

Finalists of the Awards Program 2021

London, (September 7, 2021) buildingSMART International is delighted to share the full list of finalists for ...

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 ...

InfraBIM Open 2021 Event in Lyon, France Postponed

London, U.K. - July 30, 2021 - InfraBIM Open 2021 - the international conference dedicated to digital ...

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 ...

The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit – March 2021

The buildingSMART International Virtual Summit and Swiss Digital Construction Event _xCH21 started with welcomes and ...

The buildingSMART International Awards Program is Open

London, (March 15, 2021) - buildingSMART International (bSI) is delighted to announce that the annual Awards Program is ...
Trimble

Trimble Joins Strategic Advisory Council

London, U.K. - 8 March, 2021 - buildingSMART International announced today that Trimble has joined the Strategic ...

“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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The buildingSMART USA Chapter Re-launches

London, U.K. - November 23, 2020 - buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that the US Chapter ...

The buildingSMART Awards Winners Have Been Announced

London, (October 30, 2020) buildingSMART International is delighted to announce the full list of winners and ...

buildingSMART International: Autodesk Joins Strategic Advisory Council

London, U.K. – October 26, 2020 – buildingSMART International announced today the addition of Autodesk to the ...

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 ...

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) ...

buildingSMART International Welcomes Slovenia as a New Chapter in Development

London, U.K. – October 19, 2020 – buildingSMART International is pleased to announce a new Chapter recently ...

The buildingSMART International Awards Program 2020 Finalists Announced

London, (September 25, 2020) buildingSMART International is delighted to share the full list of finalists for ...

buildingSMART International Welcomes UAE as a New Chapter in Development

London, U.K. – September 29, 2020 – buildingSMART International is pleased to announce a new Chapter that ...

buildingSMART Appoints Bart Brink to Lead the Digital Twins Working Group

London, U.K. – September 14, 2020 – buildingSMART International has appointed Bart Brink, Global Director, Digital Twin ...

The International Standards Summit in Lillestrøm is Now Cancelled

London, (June 30, 2020) – Due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), buildingSMART International (bSI) has cancelled the ...
Digital Twins

buildingSMART Positioning Paper: Enabling an Ecosystem of Digital Twins

London, U.K. – May 27, 2020 - buildingSMART International has made available a positioning paper on the ...

Esri Joins as a Multinational Member – Announces Support of AEC Workflows

London, U.K. - May 11, 2020 - buildingSMART International is delighted to welcome Esri as a ...

buildingSMART International (bSI) and Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Release BIM and GIS Integration Paper

London, (March 17, 2020) – buildingSMART International (bSI) and Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) have released an ...

Important Announcement for the buildingSMART Community

  London, (March 24, 2020) – Due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), buildingSMART International (bSI) has some ...

The buildingSMART International Standards Summit is Postponed Until 8-11, June 2020

London, (March 3, 2020) – Due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), buildingSMART International (bSI) and buildingSMART ...

The Infrastructure Room Progress Report

The Infrastructure Room Steering Committee, led by Tiina Perttula, look forward to sharing progress at ...

Airport Room Progress Report

The Airport Room has built up significant momentum in its activities in the past months ...

New Members Join buildingSMART International

buildingSMART International is delighted to be welcoming new members. These organizations bring a variety of ...

The International Standards Summit, Beijing, China 28-31 October 2019

The world needs open standards. This was the bold statement from Richard Petrie - Chief ...

IFC Rail Candidate Standard is Available for Review and Comment

IFC Rail Project Abstract Conceptual Model Report Context & Approach Data Requirement Report Requirement Analysis ...

Oracle Joins as a Strategic Member of buildingSMART International

Working together to advance openBIM and enable digital transformation for the built asset industry Herts, ...

Bentley Systems Joins as a Multinational Member – Announces Support of IFC for Digital Twins

London, U.K. - October 23, 2019 - buildingSMART International is delighted to welcome Bentley Systems to ...

IFC Bridge Candidate Standard is Available for Review and Comment

Read the Standard IFC Bridge has reached Candidate Standard and is ready for international review. ...

buildingSMART International (bSI) and Open Design Alliance (ODA) Sign Letter of Cooperation

London, (September 10, 2019) – buildingSMART International (bSI) and Open Design Alliance (ODA) have signed a ...

The buildingSMART International Awards Program 2019 Finalists Announced

London, (August 29, 2019) buildingSMART International is delighted to share the full list of finalists ...
Léon van Berlo

buildingSMART International appoints Léon van Berlo as the Technical Director

London, (July 19, 2019) – buildingSMART International has appointed Léon van Berlo as its Technical ...

buildingSMART International Welcomes Poland as a New Chapter in Development

buildingSMART International is pleased to announce a new Chapter has been approved by the board ...

buildingSMART International Welcomes a New Board Member

buildingSMART International is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Castaing as a newly appointed ...

IFC4 Software Certification Delivers Next Major Milestone

London, (June 12, 2019) – buildingSMART International announces the approved IFC4 Reference View 1.2 Export Certification ...

“IFC Rail” – The International Standard Progress Report

In 2018, buildingSMART International supported the proposal and initiation of the single largest project in ...

IFC4 Software Certification Delivers First Milestone

London, (April 25, 2019) – buildingSMART International announces the first approved IFC4 Reference View 1.2 ...

buildingSMART International Standards Summit Dusseldorf

The buildingSMART International Standards Summit and German User Day Exceeds 1,000 Attendees The buildingSMART International ...

Two New Members Join the Community

Two new members join the community buildingSMART International welcomes two new members to the community. ...

buildingSMART welcomes a new multi-national member

buildingSMART International welcomes a new multi-national member, STRABAG International from Austria. The new addition will ...

buildingSMART International and World Geospatial Industry Council sign an MoU

A collaborative effort to integrate BIM deliverables in building and civil infrastructure and location-based technologies ...
Knauf Gips

Knauf – launching partner for the new language UniversalTypes

London/Dusseldorf/Iphofen, 7 December 2018 - buildingSMART International (bSI) and Düsseldorf-based technology specialist ProMaterial are pleased ...
Tokoyo

A Record Attendance for the International Standards Summit in Tokyo

buildingSMART's latest International Standards Summit 2018 was a “tremendous triumph” according to organisation Chairman, Patrick ...

UniversalTypesTM – Construction Products at Your Fingertips

buildingSMART International (bSI) and ProMaterial, announce today the launch of an initiative to further develop ...
bSI MOU

buildingSMART and GS1 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance global standards in the construction sector

(Tokyo,18th October 2018) – buildingSMART International (bSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ...

buildingSMART International Forum Announcement

buildingSMART International (bSI) is delighted to announce the launch of the buildingSMART® Forum, the latest ...

buildingSMART International appoints Dennis Shelden as co-lead of the Technical Room

Dennis Shelden (left) has been appointed co-lead of the Technical room to assist with the ...

Your Industry Needs You

buildingSMART International (bSI) is calling for member participation for three very exciting activity teams. bSI ...

buildingSMART International Membership Grows

buildingSMART International is pleased to welcome several new members to the organisation. The new members ...

Board, Strategic Advisory Council and International Council Meetings

buildingSMART International held its Annual Board, Strategic Advisory Council and International Council Meetings from May ...

Laying New Track

Digitising the world’s railways buildingSMART has expanded its infrastructure community once again by creating the ...

International Standards Summit – Paris 2018

(Click on the images for a larger view) Almost 400 people representing 38 countries and ...

Siemens join buildingSMART International

Siemens Headquarters, Zug Siemens join openBIM organization buildingSmart International as a strategic member Richard Petrie ...

New members and WEF endorse buildingSMART

China Communication Construction Company have become Strategic Members of buildingSMART International in a move that ...

IFC Maritime Project

buildingSMART is developing an openBIM standard for Harbours and Ports in response to a new ...

buildingSMART Russia

A new chapter of buildingSMART has been launched in Russia. The launch was the result ...

Another successful year – 2017 Review

  London 2017 As we come to the end of 2017 we are delighted to ...

Individual Qualification Scheme Launched

New framework to promote consistent training Training in BIM varies from country to country, and ...

International Standards Summit, London

(Click on the images for a larger view) International collaboration delivering digital built asset solutions ...

Regulatory bodies supported by open digital standards

buildingSMART International has published a Technical Report that reviews the currently available and proposed exchange ...

Automating Construction Processes

Tomi Henttinen, Business Manager, buildingSMART Nordic A subsidiary of the buildingSMART Nordic Chapter has been ...

IFC4 Reference View Certification Launch

IFC4 Reference View certification was launched on 26th June 2017 on our new cloud-documentation platform ...
Partrick MaCleamy

HOK Chairman Patrick MacLeamy Retires After 50 Years With Firm

HOK Chairman Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA, LEED AP, is retiring from the company today on his ...

Rail, Road & Port development MOUs signed

Strengthening collaboration Four Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) were signed in early April during the Barcelona ...

Recognition through Fellowship Award launched

Pioneers of buildingSMART awarded Fellowships A new Fellowship status was launched at the Barcelona summit, recognising ...

ETIM International and buildingSMART International announce collaborative partnership

The recently signed partnership will strengthen the interoperability of open standards throughout the building and ...

buildingSMART launches Fellowship

  buildingSMART depends heavily on volunteers as well as professional contributors and many of these ...

Collaboration between RailTopoModel, railML.org and IFC

On January 10th, the representatives from the RailTopoModel (RTM), railML.org initiatives and buildingSMART International met in ...

Geospatial and built asset collaboration

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and buildingSMART International (bSI) recently held a two day workshop ...
Rotterdam

Rotterdam Summit outcomes and views

We have released a video expressing the views of some of the attendees at our ...

buildingSMART’s Technical progress

buildingSMART has just completed a very successful Standards Summit in Rotterdam which was well attended and ...

How adopting the open standards approach to BIM will mean you are always a winner

The good news on BIM: we’re all converts now. The bad news: the road we’re ...

bSI Rotterdam Summit overview

April 11th to 14th were a very busy and productive few days for the buildingSMART ...

AGI Foresight Report 2020 recognises buildingSMART’s contributions

The recently published Association for Geographic Information's Foresight Report 2020 gives insight into the issues they ...

buildingSMART International’s Singapore Summit

In October, over one hundred experts assembled in Singapore to work on the creation of world's ...

buildingSMART OGC FutureCities Collaboration

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) in collaboration with buildingSMART International (bSI) invite sponsorship in a ...

London Watford Standards Summit Successes

Over 160 people from 19 different nations gathered in London Watford for the buildingSMART International ...

Digital Built Britain Launch

Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable at a site visit in London announced the launch of ...
buildingSMART

Richard Kelly Joins buildingSMART as Operations Director

BuildingSMART International is delighted to announce that it has appointed Richard Kelly to the new ...

Toronto Standards Summit a Success

The Toronto Standards Conference was well supported with circa 90 attendees. Key milestones achieved during ...

buildingSMART Organizational Changes Announced

BuildingSMART is responding to developments in the digital economy, increased market demand and heightened user ...

Cloud-based Data Dictionary Launched

A new cloud-based version of its buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD) was launched by buildingSMART International ...