|6th June 2021||FM and openBIM detailed project plan||Development|
The FM and openBIM project team are close to finalising their detailed project plan. Please follow the link to review the current version. The objectives of the project are: 1. Representing the FM industry in developing openBIM and the ecosystem of digital twins. 2. Deliver an FMIR and FMIDM/H standard based on the ISO41000 series that will make automation of handover/transfer and revision of data more accessible for FM. 3. Deliver, based on 2., an FMCDE standard that will increase real estate value by 2%, bring down FM failure costs by 5% and simplify FM services processes.
|27th May 2021||IFC4 Precast Production Standard||Approval|
The Production Standard proposal for the IFC4 Precast project has been issued to the SC for their review and feedback. The documentation takes the form of an Information Delivery Manual for prefabricated concrete.
|27th May 2021||Spatial Zone Requirements Technical Report Proposal out for vote||Initiation|
Voting is underway by the bSI Standards Committee on this technical report proposal. This project will deliver a documentation that includes a list of the potential use cases of IfcSpatialZone and a guideline to encourage Software vendors to implement functions that can facilitate the use of ifcSpatialZones in their BIM author tools. This technical report proposal has been sent to the Standards Committee for vote. Please contact your SC representative to ensure your opinions are represented.
|27th May 2021||Regulatory Information Requirements Activity Proposal out for consultation||Initiation|
Voting is underway by the bSI Standards Committee on this activity proposal. This project will deliver an openBIM® standard to ensure that the regulatory information requirements, common across many jurisdictions, have an appropriate representation in IFC, whilst leaving jurisdictions free to add local information requirements and implement their own checklists and rules. This standard proposal has been sent to the Standards Committee for consultation. Please contact your SC representative to ensure your opinions are represented.
|27th May 2021||Introducing our new Infrastructure Room||Approval|
A new steering committee has been elected for the Infrastructure Room bringing a fresh perspective to the room. Click the link to read about the leaders in industry and academia who form part of the new committee in the April bSI newsletter.
|22nd May 2021||Open House on the Role of open Standards for Regulators||
The buildingSMART Regulatory Room recently hosted the first webinar in a series of ‘Open House’ sessions, planned to occur in-between the biannual buildingSMART Summits.
‘Open House’ showcases the work of the Regulatory Room and picks up particular themes, starting with ‘The Role of Open Standards for Regulators’ to introduce the benefits and opportunities that digitalisation can offer to Regulatory Agencies. Attendees were encouraged to question and challenge the speakers.
|11th March 2021||Airport entities and object types definition||Initiation|
Are you an Airport looking to actively engage in developing international standards by helping to set and develop the requirements? Please firstname.lastname@example.org get involved
|9th March 2021||FM Handover Equipment Maintenance project – a lessons learned and requirements report has been developed by the project leadership team.||Development|
Please review the report by clicking the link.
|24th February 2021||Infra Room Steering Committee elections|
The Room Steering Committee elections are underway and the voting forms have been sent to your member representatives. Be sure to tell them which of these candidates you wish them to vote for. There are six places. See the bSI Process Addendum 1 for details of a Steering Committee member’s responsibilities. Any questions please contact email@example.com
|17th February 2021||Room activity presentations October 2020|
Watch the presentations from the Room leaders and project teams about the activities that are currently taking place in their industry domains. Further updates due at the March 2021 Virtual Summit.
|16th February 2021||FM Handover – Equipment maintenance||Initiation||
This working draft paper identifies mapping requirements for the bSI Facility Management (FM) Handover – Equipment Maintenance Model View Definition (MVD) to its Spreadsheet Physical File Format. It is a positioning paper to support a forthcoming Standards Proposal to which the bSI Community invites contribution.Go to document
|16th February 2021||Facilities management & openBIM||Initiation|
To deliver requirements for an AECO/FM Common Data Environment that will increase real estate value, bring down FM failure costs and simplify FM service processes
|16th February 2021||Occupation movement analysis||Initiation|
Integration of Fire Safety Engineering and OMA into BIM will providetangible benefits to Fire Engineers and others, which will be useful during the building design as well as the operational phases.
|9th December 2020||EUnet4DBP International workshop on Digital Building Permit||Initiation|
The Regulatory Room encourages you to view and register for this free International Workshop on Digital Building Permits. The link provides details – you must register by 15th Jan 2021 to take part. See you there!
|26th November 2020||Have your say on the future direction of the InfraRoom.|
Complete the Industry feedback survey and let us know what you think our priorities should be for the next wave of InfraRoom projects.
|26th November 2020||The final draft of the IFC-Tunnel Requirements Analysis Report is now available||Development|
The final draft of the IFC-Tunnel Requirements Analysis Report is now available for your review and comment. Please send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
|30th October 2020||Technical Room sessions for the bSI Virtual Summit October 2020|
For the upcoming bSI Virtual Summit, the Technical Room will be holding three sessions, November 3rd, 4th, and 5th. The first session will focus on updates of initiatives currently in the early stages of the bSI Process, while the second session highlights notable topics that could influence future bSI efforts. The final session will be an open discussion with the community in laying out how these technical initiatives, and others, can support the Technical Room strategy and roadmap.
|3rd October 2020||IFC4 Precast Candidate Standard|
The IFC4 Precast project has been approved by the Standards Committee as Candidate Standard and documentation relating to the standard published on the bSI website. Please follow the link to review.
|3rd October 2020||Beyond e-permitting: Framing the Business Case for Automated Rule Checking in AEC in the Era of Big Data||Development|
The Standards Committee has voted for the technical report titled Beyond e-permitting: Framing the Business Case for Automated Rule Checking in AEC in the Era of Big Data.
|3rd October 2020||Product room Call for Papers – deadline extended||Initiation|
The Product Room Steering Committee have extended the deadline for the submission of new ideas and proposals to the end of August 2020. Please submit using the attached link.
|3rd October 2020||Technical Report “e-submission common guidelines to introduce BIM to the building process”||Approval|
The Standards Committee and the Standards Committee Executive have reviewed and endorsed the publication of this Technical Report provided by the Regulatory Room. Please follow the link to review the report.
|3rd October 2020||Nordic Study of Classification Systems for Infrastructure & Transportation||Approval|
The Infrastructure Room sponsored this study with a number of Nordic sponsors. The results and conclusions can be viewed at the link below.
|3rd October 2020||Regulatory Survey||Initiation|
The Regulatory Room has launched a new survey to better understand the dynamics and characteristics of the Regulatory process in the built asset industry. It is available in English, Spanish and Italian. To take part please follow the link.
|3rd October 2020||Candidate Standard for “IFC4 precast”||Approval|
Congratulations to the Building Room sponsored project team for IFC4 Precast who have obtained candidate standard. The published work can be viewed at the following link.
|3rd October 2020||“Information Delivery Specification” Activity Proposal||Initiation|
Voting is underway by the bSI Standards Committee on this activity proposal sponsored by the Technical Room. Please read the proposal at the link below.
|3rd October 2020||bSI Virtual Summit October 2020|
The next on-line virtual Summit will start on Monday 26th October and run for the following 2 weeks. A full agenda of key note speakers and Room presentations and discussions is currently in construction. Further details will be issued soon.
|3rd October 2020||Construction Room steering committee|
The Construction Room is expanding and is in the process of forming a steering committee. For further information please contact the Construction Room leader Ken Endo of Kajima Corporation.
|3rd October 2020||Product Room re-positioning|
The Product Room steering committee would like to thank all bSI members who submitted ideas following their recent Call for Papers. These have been reviewed by the SC with some being selected for further work and presentation at the next virtual Summit.
|3rd October 2020||Airport Room IFC Airport working group is drafting the Activity Proposal||Initiation|
A full list of Airport specific entities is being prepared. The final version of Onepager is finished