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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.

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BIM News: ODA Releases new IFC Software Development Kit—2020u2

New support for 4×2 IFC-Bridge Extension included in the latest ODA update.

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BricCAD BIM supports the BIMcollab issue management ecosystem

Bricsys collaborates with BIMcollab and announces integration between products yielding new BCF features and workflow capacity.

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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.

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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.

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BIM News: buildingSMART and ODA Announce Strategic Partnership

The Open Design Alliance and buildingSMART International form strategic partnership on interoperability standards for BIM technologies.

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BIM News: Vectorworks First to Receive IFC4 Export Certification

Substantial geometry and data advancements in latest IFC version.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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