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Virtual design leaders promote adding Infrastructure Alignment to IFC standard

Recently, buildingSMART International invited stakeholders vested in the development of Open BIM processes and standards to Barcelona for a summit to learn about the latest developments in IFC strategy.


BIM Journal Issue 01 – Out Now!

Issue 01 of the brand new technical publication BIM Journal launched. Read everything OpenBIM here.


CloudCities Update Focuses on BIM—New IFC Support and Password Protected Scenes

AEC industry cloud-based software upstart, CloudCities, advances its offering with new IFC BIM model integration features, private scenes and attribute editor.



Jeffrey Ouellette named buildingSMART International's Implementation Support Group Chair

Jeffrey W. Ouellette, Assoc. AIA, IES, senior product specialist – architecture industry at global design software developer Vectorworks, Inc., has been appointed as Chair for buildingSMART International’s Implementation Support Group (ISG).


OGC® Calls for Proposals for a Future City Pilot

The OGC, on behalf of the project sponsors, will provide cost-sharing funds to partially offset expenses uniquely associated with the initiative, thus this solicitation is for quotations from bidders wishing to receive cost-sharing.


Building s.r.o Scoops Best BIM Project Award

Aviatica office building in Prague praised by Allplan and SCIA for use of open standards and work processes.



Research Team to Support Smart Technology Use in Ningbo Building Industry

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has secured 5.6m RMB to help the Chinese construction industry use eco-friendly and “smart” building technologies.


Motorway Infrastructure Project Wins BIM Award

The newspaper Le Moniteur, the official French newspaper for the construction sector, has created a new dedicated award for the category Infrastructure Project under BIM.


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.


Synchro Partners with Viewpoint to Provide Improved Project Control Using BIM Data

Viewpoint Construction Software announced that Synchro Software, Ltd. has joined Viewpoint’s Market Partner Program to offer building and construction markets a solution that unites the latest BIM model data with CPM scheduling and 4D visual …