Search Results for "open industry standards"

Opinion

openBIM and buildingSMART International pt 1

...openBIM standards worldwide. As they point out, “openBIM” is the embodiment of open standards that innately contains the open and free exchange of structured information throughout the project lifecycle[2]. In short, they create (and adopt) open international digital standards and they a...

BIM News

"Game changing" NBS BIM Object Standard embraced by industry

...industry. Dale Sinclair, Director of Technical Practice at AECOM described it as a ‘game changing initiative within the industry’ and confirmed the demand for the standard saying: “It is absolutely essential that we have national standards that we can also push internationally.&rdq...

BIM News

buildingSMART Canada Launches its Affiliates Initiative

...open standards for BIM while remaining vendor neutral (i.e. representing technological and process solutions from multiple vendors) and promoting the use of open standards for BIM.  

Case Studies

Open BIM in Action — 480 Hay Street, Perth

...Open BIM is a universal approach to the collaborative design, construction and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows. It allows for the best of breed tools to come together using non-proprietary, and international standards such as Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and BIM Col...

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Business Gain through Open Technology Award initiated by buildingSMART International

...Open Technology, will be made to the construction project that most clearly demonstrates effective and inspirational use of open standards. Anyone working in the AEC industry can submit a project – they don’t have to be a member of buildingSMART. But any project entered for the award mus...

Reviews

IfcOpenShell

...open standard is instrumental. IFC is this open standard for the built environment. IfcOpenShell is a free and open source software library that enables vendors and individuals to work with this rich file format. It has a permissive license that encourages its use in proprietary software. A selecti...

Opinion

openBIM and buildingSMART International pt 2

...industry players to gather experiences for a combined discussion of the development of a road map via the active debate of data exchange standards for openBIM. This sees an ever-increasing level of industry engagement in development and ensures proper industry communication for standards evolution i...

BIM News

Interoperability Key to Future of Global AEC Industry

...Standards Committee has been to drive openness in the AEC industry. “Autodesk is a strong supporter of openBIM as defined by buildingSMART International,” said Nicolas Mangon, Senior Director Industry Strategy and Marketing, Autodesk, Inc. “Its vendor-neutral approach to maintaini...

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BIM News

InEight Customer Honored with buildingSMART International Award for Open-technology Database

...open standards developed by the buildingSMART International community to overcome interoperability challenges within the industry. HDR was honored in the operations and maintenance category for the development of an open-technology database that will be used by the New York State Thruway Authority ...

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BIM News

Multi-disciplinary Interoperability Standards for the Convergence of BIM, 3D and Geospatial

...open standards can facilitate the development, publication, discovery, and use of information. The OGC Urban Planning DWG intends to discover requirements for open geospatial standards in information systems involved in the planning, design, use, maintenance and governance of publicly accessible spa...

BIM News

GRAPHISOFT Sponsors Revit Technology Conference

...OPEN BIM Program Manager at GRAPHISOFT HQ. In their session, they explored the current status and the features of OPEN BIM-based interoperability between different disciplines/design applications in practice. The presentation summarized the requirements, the currently available standards and the po...

BIM News

New Chair announced for open BIM body BuildingSMART UK

...open BIM effectively to achieve greener, leaner and more efficient buildings and infrastructure in the UK. It currently leads on the development and harmonisation of international BIM standards. A key part of its work is to help new BIM users deploy open BIM practices and standards. It recently lau...

BIM News

Virtual design leaders promote adding Infrastructure Alignment to IFC standard

...Open BIM processes and standards to Barcelona for a summit to learn about the latest developments in IFC strategy. The buildingSMART Standards Summit brought together a number of perspectives from around the world to discuss the needs that remain to be addressed to improve collaboration throug...

Standards

First infrastructure standard based on a common BIM/geospatial model released

...Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has just released the OGC LandInfra Conceptual Model, the first draft of the InfraGML conceptual model for land parcels and the built environment. Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) are the open and neutral data format standard for the exchange of building ...

BIM News

OGC is seeking sponsors for Phase 2 of its Future Cities Pilot Project

...open - standards. Completed in 2017, the Future City Pilot, Phase 1 (FCP1) demonstrated that interoperability between CityGML and BIM Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) works well in practice, and showed clear benefits in three use cases: urban planning; social care; and flood modelling. However, to...