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BIM&CO - official partner of the 2018 buildingSMART International Summit

As an active member of the working groups of the international standards organisation BuildingSmart and its French division Mediaconstruct, BIM&CO announces it will be an official partner to the openBIM Summit, which will take place ...

BIM News

BCF – BIM Collaboration Format

BCF History, typologies suggested by buildingSMART and explanation of how BCF works in practice

Opinion

openBIM and buildingSMART International pt 2

openBIM as a collection of standards and an industrial ideal establishes the foundations for collaborative design and operation. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 02 pt 2. Core Principles and Rooms

Opinion

openBIM and buildingSMART International pt 1

The main standards from buildingSMART International, who provide the leading neutral forum for consensus that supports the creation, adoption and use of openBIM standards worldwide. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 02 pt 1

BIM News

BIM 4 Infrastructure (UK) & BuildingSMART InfraRoom Meeting

Come along to hear about BIM 4 Infrastructure (UK), who we are, what we do and our mission and goals are for 2017 - and how YOU can get involved.

Interviews

Exclusive Interview - Nick Tune at coBuilder

With manufacturers now chomping at the bit to add digital representations of their products for use in the design and construction/specification marketplace. The importance of getting the process right, and getting the right data to ...

In the construction industry we cannot afford to have things lost in translation...
Analysis

buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD)

There is much talk about BIM and what it is and isn’t, but before anything else, we must define what exactly we are talking about. In today's globalized world we normally use, at least several ...

"As more of the industry embraces BIM and the production of COBie data, there is an increasing need for manufacturers to produce data in a format that can be integrated into the process."
Analysis

How Well Do BIM Object Libraries Handle Data Integration Into COBie?

The most recent BIM trials of buildingSMART United Kingdom & Ireland gave some invaluable insights into the nitty-gritty of the integration capabilities of BIM Library objects.

Reviews

BIMscript® and LENA - Now Ready with IFC 2x3 as a Delivery Format

BIMobject® - the creator of BIMscript® and LENA - announces today full support for the IFC format in its development solutions. IFC, (Industry Foundation Classes), is a global standard for BIM, developed by buildingSMART®.

BIM News

New BIM Standard Prevents Costly Construction Errors

All too often, when different parts of a construction project, or separately managed but geographically adjacent projects, require careful vertical and horizontal alignment, slight differences in construction documents result in misalignment.