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Open Design Alliance — Summit 2021 Event Details
The ODA — or Open Design Alliance — has an important Summit each year offering attendees to see critical developments in AEC interoperability technologies.
Autodesk Joins ODA to Fast Track Improvements to Interoperability
Autodesk joins ODA to bring stronger IFC and interoperability improvements to Revit and its AEC products, strengthening the AEC industry.
BIM News: ODA Releases new IFC Software Development Kit—2020u2
New support for 4×2 IFC-Bridge Extension included in the latest ODA update.
BricCAD BIM supports the BIMcollab issue management ecosystem
Bricsys collaborates with BIMcollab and announces integration between products yielding new BCF features and workflow capacity.
Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf project wins prestigious buildingSMART International Award for Best Design
In an outstanding display of IFC collaboration and Open BIM teamwork, PDC (a division of DBM Vircon) has won first prize in the design category at the recent 2019 buildingSMART International Awards. The award recognized PDC’s Digital Engineering team for its pioneering and innovative efforts on the $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf project in Brisbane, Australia.
YII2019: Bentley Joins as Multinational Member—Announces Support for IFC for Digital Twins
buildingSMART International’s IFC standard has gained a significant partner in Bentley Systems’ as it joins the consortium as a multinational member and announces new file format interoperability between its iModel standard for Digital Twins and the open industry IFC file format.
BIM News: buildingSMART and ODA Announce Strategic Partnership
The Open Design Alliance and buildingSMART International form strategic partnership on interoperability standards for BIM technologies.
BIM News: Vectorworks First to Receive IFC4 Export Certification
Substantial geometry and data advancements in latest IFC version.
ARCHICAD User Wins Prestigious buildingSMART International Award
Italy-based Minnucci Associati has won a buildingSMART International Award for their work on Naples Central Station. The awards honors excellence in use of bSI and Open BIM standards and tools.
Product Review: Vectorworks Architect 2017
Does Vectorworks Architect 2017 match up to the tremendous volume of new innovations in last year’s upgrade? In this in-depth product review, architect John Helm takes a look at all the new features and improvements.
Event News: Nordic BIM Academy Launches in Copenhagen 2016
Worldclass BIM event set to take center stage in Copenhagen in November—Nordic BIM Academy Copenhagen 2016
Ouellette Talks—Ambitious Routes Abound for Expanding openBIM Mission
Can the openBIM Movement accelerate? Can the IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) certification process expand to help that happen? Acknowledging that there are often many routes to success, these are some of the questions Jeffrey Ouellette, buildingSMART International’s new ISG Chair addresses in discussing how critical open standards are to the entire global building industry.
Jeffrey Ouellette of Vectorworks, Inc., named buildingSMART International’s Implementation Support Group Chair
The buildingSMART International chairmanship offers platform for advocation of open data buildings standards in the whole AEC industry via initiatives like OpenBIM and IFC.
Solibri of Helsinki joins buildingSMART International
Solibri joins industry standards group buildingSMART on Open BIM push aligning values across the BIM transforming AECO industry worldwide.
Nemetschek Vectorworks introduces new BCF Importer and other BIM Interoperability Enhancements
Nemetschek Vectorworks Service Pack 3 adds two big new BIM interoperability standards plus key improvements to the rest of the software.
GRAPHISOFT partners with buildingSMART Korea to foster national BIM standards
Open BIM gains further adherents and supporters in Graphisoft and buildingSMART Korea partnership. The new understanding will lead to national BIM standards for Korea that are Open BIM based and support the mutual goals of all stakeholders in the AECO space
Product Review: Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014
In this product review Architosh looks at the new Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014, with a particular emphasis on its new BIM worthy features in open schema support and IFC 2×3 export options.
GRAPHISOFT’s ArchiCAD 17 scores 100 Percent in the COBie Design and Construction Documents Challenge
ArchiCAD 17 reaches Perfect Score for COBie Challenge
Vectorworks 2014 Software achieves IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import Certification
Vectorworks Architect 2014 joins an elite group of BIM software that has achieved both Import and Export Certification for the latest IFC standards
Graphisoft ArchiCAD receives IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import Certification
Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD becomes first BIM program to obtain both Import and Export IFC Coordination View 2.0 Certification
Nemetschek Vectorworks 2013 achieves IFC 2×3 Coordination View 2.0
Nemetschek Vectorworks achieves latest IFC 2×3 Coordination View 2.0 standard
Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD receives IFC Certification 2.0, Passes COBie Design Challenge Also
Graphisoft has announced some important milestones for its support of the Open BIM Movement and IFC (Industry Foundation Classes)
Scia Engineer first structural BIM to obtain IFC 2×3 V2 certification
Scia Engineer passes latest IFC 2×3 V2 BIM Standards
Architects to gain skills they need at BIM Camp
Architects can gain invaluable skills at BIM Camp and up to 4 AIA/CES
Akos Pfemeter of GRAPHISOFT Talks to Architosh about Open BIM
Akos Pfemeter of GRAPHISOFT Headquarters in Hungary talks to Architosh about the recent OPEN BIM announcements and what it means for this group to promote a true industry open set of standards for BIM workflows and technical requirements
Open BIM stakeholders establish global program to promote Open BIM standards
Open BIM movement moves forward with coordinated global efforts
How the Industry Will Streamline BIM?- NBIMS-US takes more steps
Following an 86-day open ballot submission period, the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance has closed the submission period to develop Version 2 of its building information modeling (BIM) standard, the National BIM Standard-United StatesTM (NBIMS-US).
AIA Board of Directors approves Statement on Interoperability
The AIA Board of Directors approve a statement on BIM/CAD Interoperability. New policy statement directs member architects to care about the development of open standards and waste due to incompatibility.