OPEN BIM Live Online Seminar

Learn How Open BIM Streamlines Workflow to Save Time & Money!

Rift Architects applied the OPEN BIM™ collaboration workflow to design and build a high-end residential complex in the heart of the Oslo fjord, 40 minutes outside of Oslo, Norway. Nordre Jarlsberg Brygge offers residents an enviable way of life, with islands, reefs, sandy beaches, and fishing all within arm’s reach.

Attend this webinar to:

See how Open BIM’s safe and streamlined workflow ensures seamless collaboration between architects and engineers using products like GRAPHISOFT® ArchiCAD®, Tekla® Structures, and DDS-CAD® MEP,
Learn how Open BIM projects are more easily shared among architects, engineers, builders and clients,
See how Rift Architect’s use of Open BIM saved the client time and money on the Nordre Jarlsberg Brygge project.

For registration please click here: http://www.graphisoft.com/products/archicad/webinars.htm

Open BIM Program for Improved AEC Collaboration

March 13, 2012 — buildingSMART® International, members of the Nemetschek Group, Tekla® and other leading software vendors joined forces to launch a global program to help promote Open BIM collaboration workflows throughout the AEC industry.

Open BIM is a universal approach to the collaborative design, realization and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows. Open BIM is an initiative of buildingSMART and several leading software vendors using the open buildingSMART Data Model.

The Open BIM approach offers key benefits to the stakeholders of building projects…

Contact points
BuildingSMART International: Chris Groome (cg@buildingsmart.org.uk)

Full press release can be found on www.openbim.com | http://buildingsmart.com/openbim/Open_BIM_Joint%20Announcement.pdf

BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) – buildingSMART BIM-based Collaboration

The BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) is an open file format that introduces a workflow communication capability connected to IFC models.

BCF format is currently supported by Tekla Structures version 17.0 onwards (with Commenting tool – extension), Tekla BIMsight, Solibri Model Checker, Solibri Model Viewer, Elvis, Kymdata’s CADS Planner softwares, DDS-CAD Viewer and DDS-CAD MEP.

More information on the BCF format can be found here:
http://www.buildingsmart-tech.org
http://iug.buildingsmart.com/resources/abu-dhabi-iug-meeting/IDMC_017_1.pdf/view

by TheProfdrraw