Dutch BIM Norm v1.1 (February 2013) | revision overview

Revised version v1.1 Dutch BIM standard. of 1 February 2013.

Version 1.1 of the standard is the result of advice and practical findings. To apply the standard to clarify and facilitate a number of technical and substantive changes made​​. In some cases, a different technical solution has been adopted in order to achieve a similar result. In addition, a number of additional requirements have been removed and editorial corrections made.

Overview of the main changes:

  • the concept of LOD is deleted;
  • the use of layers in IFC has been replaced by the use of a classification;
  • all storey transcendent spaces per floor should be split;
  • naming of file names is simplified.

The full norm (Dutch)

“BIG BIM little bim” published in Dutch

Official translation of Finith E. Jernigan’s “BIG BIM little bim” into Dutch, produced by Oadis.

BIG BIM little bim

With the release of BIG BIM little bim in Dutch, a highly focused national effort can be planned and measured. When a country is successful at implementing what is outlined in BIG BIM little bim, it will be possible for other governments do the same.

Dutch BIM norm Rijksgebouwendienst | Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

When enough government owners start demanding the use of BIM and related business processes, such as the UK, and commercial building industries get behind the benefits laid out in BIG BIM little bim, we will be creating the standard for sustainable facilities.



BIM -The sky is the limit | Video now with Polish subtitle available!

Nice video explaining BIM – simple way (now available with Polish and German subtitle)
BIM – The sky is the limit

Dutch initiative from:
Executive body of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment |
Building Information Council

BIM -The sky is the limit | Nice video in Dutch explaining BIM

Nice video in Dutch explaining BIM the simple way (now German subtitles available – English subtitles coming soon).
BIM – The sky is the limit

BIM – The sky is the limit Stimulate usage of open standards results in the use of openbim.

Dutch initiative from:
Department of Public Works – Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment
Building Information Council