Regulatory Room



The purpose of the Regulatory Room is helping project owners and regulatory authorities benefit from the use of openBIM.  The vision is an automated regulatory process, achieved by supporting gradual change in workflow from manual to automated, to safeguard the legal perspective.

Steering Committee

The Regulatory 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.


Franco CoinItaly Chapter
Tamer El-DirabyCanada Chapter
Tomi HenttinenFinland Chapter
Kirill MikhalkinRussia Chapter
Kasper MillerKorea Chapter
Masaki MutoJapan Chapter
Nick NisbetUK & Ireland Chapter


Key Objectives

  • Standardize processes, work-flows and procedures for regulators based on openBIM and support them with tools, guidelines and manuals
  • Support interoperability between Regulatory, Requirements and Recommendatory (RRR) content
  • Provide an open discussion room for each government’s building regulators, researchers, and implementers to promote openBIM based processes and collaborative issues
  • Be an arena for government regulatory bodies to share information, inspire and implement automated code checking using openBIM standards including ISO 16739 in real life situations.
  • Lead and manage projects and initiatives to facilitate and influence adoption by stakeholders.

Learn More

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


Room Activities

Updated Building Room Roadmap published by the steering committee

The Building Room steering committee have revisited and updated their ...
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IFC 4.3 Infra and Rail Extension Deployment Production Standard out for vote

The IFC 4.3 Infra Extension Deployment project and the IFC ...
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Regulatory Information Requirements Activity Proposal unanimously endorsed

The SC feedback and results for the Regulatory Information Requirements ...
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Regulatory Information Requirements Activity Proposal out for consultation

Voting is underway by the bSI Standards Committee on this ...
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Introducing our new Infrastructure Room

A new steering committee has been elected for the Infrastructure ...
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Open House on the Role of open Standards for Regulators

The buildingSMART Regulatory Room recently hosted the first webinar in ...
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