Building Room



The core mission of the Building Room is to create open digital standards and solutions by enabling intelligent data that either contributes to the planning, design and construction of buildings, or the ongoing operations and maintenance. This will enable process and data integration for buildings for the entire lifecycle. To understand the Building Room purpose in more detail please refer to the Building Room Roadmap.

Steering Committee

The Building Room is led by a steering committee comprised of representatives from international members and local buildingSMART chapters.  The steering committee facilitates the project and activities of the room, interacts with and provides reports to the standards committee, leads the room sessions at buildingSMART summits, and ensures the buildingSMART Process is followed.


Kjell Ivar BakkmoenNorway Chapter
Mirbek BekbolievGermany Chapter
Gianluca GenovaBasler & Hofmann
Inés Azpeitia GonzálezFerrovial Construction
David IveyHOK
Jan-Anders JönssonSweden Chapter
Francis LeungHong Kong Chapter
Geraldine RaynerCanada Chapter
Rob RoefTNO


Key Objectives

  • Open standard data exchange for building whole life management
  • Asset management exchange of information
  • Enduring archives of asset information
  • Digital project management

Learn More

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


Room News

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