Product Domain



The purpose of the Product Domain is the development and provision of processes, templates, tools and functionality to enable the robust and efficient use of product data, relevant third-party standards, classification systems and other forms of structured content for openBIM.

Steering Committee

The steering committee is led by Michel Bohren and comprises of representatives from international members and local buildingSMART chapters. The steering committee facilitates the project and activities of the domain, interacts with and provides reports to the standards committee, leads the domain sessions at buildingSMART summits, and ensures the buildingSMART Process is followed.


Radboud BaayenBenelux Chapter
Michel BohrenCRB
Frédéric GrandFrance Chapter
Robert HeinzeGermany Chapter
Justas LauzikasGeorg Fischer
Anna MerklerSchindler
Magdalena PyszkowskiKnauf
Hansueli SchmidSwitzerland Chapter
Espen SchulzeCobuilder
Petr VokounCzech Republic Chapter
Lai WeiChina Chapter


Key Objectives

  • Develop the tools and templates that support the buildingSMART Data Dictionary
  • Enable the efficient use of product data in projects and subsequent asset management
  • Develop and execute projects for product support to advance the development of openBIM
  • Facilitate the translation and localization of IFC

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To learn more about the Product Domain and the activities here, or contribute in the work, please contact us.


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