Standards, Library, Tools & Services
We aim to promote increasing international consensus on specific standards to accelerate implementation and uptake.
buildingSMART International Standards
These standards have been voted by the Standards Committee as being Final Standards
|IFC Base Standards||ISO IFC|
|IFC Specification & Tolls||bSI Tech|
|IFC4 Specialist Site||IFC4|
|BIM Collaboration Format XML||S1005||BCF-XML|
|BIM Collaboration Format API version 2.1||S1006||BCF-API|
|IFD: Framework for object orientated information||ISO-IFD|
|IFC4 Design Transfer View||S1001||MVD|
|IFC4 Reference View||S1002||MVD|
|IFC Infrastructure Alignment||S1004||superseded by IFC4.1|
|Trust in BIM deliverables||S1015||mvdXML|
|IFC4.1 Infrastructure alignment||S1016||IFC4.1|
buildingSMART Candidate Standards
Candidate standards are activities that are in the process of acquring international consensus before being submitted to the Standards Committee for final vote.
|ifcOWL Ontology ||P21||Information here|
buildingSMART SPEC is a document that can be produced by any organisation that wants to standardize best practice on a specific subject but is not yet ready to proceed with producing it as a bSI Standard.
It is a publicly available speciification
|IFC Rail bSI SPEC||China Rail BIM Alliance||bSI SPEC Rail part 1|
|bSI SPEC Rail part 2|
|IFC Road bSI SPEC||Korean Institute Construction Technology||See below|
Chapters 1 – 2: Development Schedule and IfcRoad Development History
Chapter 3: Infra IFC Schema (Express-G) V1.0
Chapters 4 – 5: Infra IFC Entities incl IfcRoad and Infra IFC Schema
Chapters 6 – 8: Psets(PropertySets) and Qsets(QuantitrySets) for Ifc Road and IDM for QTO V0.9
Chapter 9: Infra IFC Specifications with IfcRoad (Eng. to be revised) V0.6
Published buildingSMART Related Standards Around the World
|buildingSMART National Standards||USA||US CoBie Version 2.26||NIBS|
|buildingSMART National Standards||USA||US HVCAie||bSA|
|buildingSMART National Standards||USA||US SPARKie||bSA|
|buildingSMART National Standards||USA||US WSie||bSA|
|buildingSMART National Standards||Norway||TBA||TBA|
|buildingSMART National Standards||Korea||TBA||TBA|
|IFC Based||UK Government||CoBie Level 2||UK Task Force|
|IFC Based||BSI*||PAS 1192-2:2013||British Standards|
|IFC Based||BSI*||PAS 1192-3:2014||British Standards|
|IFC Based||BSI*||BS 1192-4:2014||British Standards|
|IFC Based||Aukland University||Content Models||Auckland University|
|IFC Based||Pankow Foundation||US BIM Standard for Precast Concrete||Pankow Foundation|
|IFC Based||Pankow Foundation||US Owner's Guide to BIM||Pankow Foundation|
|IFC Based||American Institute of Steel Construction||BIM steel initiatives||AISC|
*BSI (British Standards Institution)
If you publish an open IFC library and would like us to link to your site please contact us.
Data Dictionary Services
BuildingSMART is developing an open international data dictionary service based on our IFD Standard (ISO 12006-3) which will allow users, architects, engineers, consultants, owners and operators on one side and product manufacturers and suppliers on the other from all around the world to share and exchange essential product information.
Contact Us to upload your own content.