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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 ...

Opinion

Does Closed BIM Improve Design Workflow?

Closed BIM is a process where the same software of a BIM application is utilised by all project stakeholders. It reduces interoperability issues and ultimately improves design workflow.

Opinion

openBIM and Environmental Sustainability

There are other areas in which openBIM can be adapted to be beneficial, and one of the ways that these effects can be projected is in the reduction of a building’s environmental impact. BIM Journal ...

Opinion

Safety in Construction: What can openBIM Bring? pt 1

Health and safety has evolved greatly over the last few years. Implementation of BIM and more precisely the transparency and collaborative qualities of openBIM really can assist practitioners in operating a safer environment for the ...

Opinion

openBIM: “Best of Breed” Solutions pt 2

As a whole, we see a strong level of positive backing for increased competition for software vendors, but this comes with mixed reasoning to support the arguments. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 05 pt 2

Opinion

openBIM: “Best of Breed” Solutions pt 1

openBIM itself constitutes a removal of boundaries for smaller software vendors to confidently make their products available on the world stage. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 05 pt 1

Opinion

openBIM and Improving Data Accuracy

Despite the benefits that can be created by adopting openBIM standards the real driver and underlying key of the whole thing is the accuracy of the data itself. BIM Journal Issue 01 Article 04

Opinion

Improving the Construction Process with openBIM pt 1

Within the "constraints" of openBIM there is the momentum of advancement of the construction process by improving the transparency and monitoring of all stages of the process itself through more effective data management and communication. ...

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