Collaborative Design With Open BIM

Posted by Guest Author on 8/25/14 11:59 AM   |  4 min read time

Mark Flamer, P.E., Registered Civil Engineer and General Building Contractor, Structural Engineering Consultant for Nemetschek Scia, and Software Engineer for Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.

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Topics: IESVE for Engineers, Journal for the National Institute of Building Sci, Mark Flamer, Nemetschek Scia, Open BIM, Scia Engineer, Solibri Model Checker, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Arboleda Project, Big BIM, BIM, Case Study, DDS-CAD, GIS, IFC, Industry Foundation Classes, Jeff Server, Little BIM, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Synchro Professional, Vectorworks software

Call for Entries: buildingSMART International Now Accepting Submissions for Open BIM Award

Posted by Pete Hicks on 8/1/14 10:37 AM   |  2 min read time

BuildingSMART International, a non-profit organization that promotes and supports the use of Open BIM standards for AEC industries, is accepting submissions for its inaugural Business Gain Through Open Technology award. Entries, due August 31, must demonstrate how using Open BIM standards improves interoperability and offers major business gains to all participants involved in the building process from the designer to the contractor to the owner.

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Topics: buildingSMART Data Dictionary, buildingSMART International, Model View Definition, Open BIM, open standards, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Award, BIM, BIM Collaboration Format, BuildingSMART, Business Gain Through Open Technology, Business Gain Through Open Technology Award, Industry Foundation Classes, Information Delivery Manual, Vectorworks software

New Partnership with Synchro Software Increases Support for Open BIM and IFC Interoperability

Posted by Julie McClure on 4/15/14 11:55 AM   |  2 min read time

We've entered into an exciting partnership with Synchro Software Ltd. to provide truly open and flexible collaboration between architectural modeling and construction planning BIM tools. Synchro Software is one of the world's leading providers for project management and project scheduling solutions for the building industry.

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Open BIM, TIISA, Tom Dengenis, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, Community, Consortium Heleno & Fonseca, IFC, Industry Foundation Classes, Synchro Software Ltd.

Nemetschek Vectorworks hosts biannual buildingSMART International ISG meeting

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/5/12 11:44 AM   |  1 min read time

The buildingSMART International Implementation Support Group (ISG) meeting will be held this week in Washington, D.C. ISG meetings are held twice a year to discuss the use of Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) for the exchange and sharing of Building Information Models (BIM) among different software products.

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Topics: buildingSMART International, ISG, Jeffrey Ouellette, openBIM, BIM, Community, Deke Smith, IFC, Implementation Support Group, Industry Foundation Classes, National Institute of Building Sciences

buildingSMART International launches new database for IFC-compliant software

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/5/11 3:53 PM   |  1 min read time

Today, buildingSMART International announced the availability of a new database of software applications that are compatible with the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) standard.

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Topics: Jeffrey Ouellette, resources, Thomas Liebich, BIM, BuildingSMART, IFC, Implementation Support Group, Industry Foundation Classes, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Rasso Steinmann

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