London, U.K. - May 11, 2020 - buildingSMART International is announcing an extension to the Awards Program for 2020. Submitters have until to 31st July 2020 to complete their submissions.

The buildingSMART International Awards Program honours exemplary demonstrations of openBIM best practice or innovation within project delivery and lifecycle asset management in the built asset industry. Entries are judged on how effectively, or how innovatively, they have used these to overcome interoperability challenges. This program is open to all and past winners have include a wide range of organizations.

The core requirements for a submission include:

  1. Entries must demonstrate with evidence the deployment of one or more buildingSMART tools or standards.
  1. Entries must be delivered in International English; the jury will not be able to assess content written in a language other than International English.
  2. One submission = one project
  3. One project can submit for multiple awards if they meet the criteria. When submitting a project for multiple awards, you have the option to use a copy of an existing submission within the awards platform.
  4. There is no limit to the number of submissions a proponent can submit.
  5. Past submissions that did not win an award in previous seasons are able to resubmit to any new season. Past award winners are not eligible for resubmission in the same category but may submit to other categories.

Submit your project here.

About buildingSMART International

buildingSMART International is a vendor-neutral and not for profit body that leads the development of open digital information flows across the built asset industry. Its mission is to proactively support industry participants who want to develop open standards for planning, design, procurement, assembly and operation of buildings and infrastructure worldwide. It provides the international network plus the necessary technical and process support. Its members, who range from across the built environment spectrum, collaborate under the buildingSMART organization. buildingSMART is engaged with other international standards bodies such as ISO, the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). Its core Industry Foundation Class (IFC) standards achieved ISO approval in 2012.

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