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Welcome to the UK and Ireland buildingSMART website

This web site provides information about the United Kingdom and Ireland chapter of BuildingSMART.

BuildingSMART is created by the industry, for the industry. We are an alliance of organisations within the construction and facilities management sectors dedicated to improving processes within the industry through defining the use and sharing of information.

The current work being carried out by the UKI chapter includes:


Organisations within buildingSMART include architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, facility managers, manufacturers, software vendors, information providers, government agencies, research laboratories, universities and more.

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Get involved

Join BuildingSMART UKI

To join BuildingSMART UKI, and to find out more about member benefits, have a look at our Membership section.

Attend Events and Workshops

Join BuildingSMART UKI and contribute to the development of OpenBIM through workshops and seminars, or learn about BIM and Open Standards through our training courses. See our upcoming events for more details

Get Accredited Professional Status

Training with buildingSMART provides knowledge to deliver BIM level 2 collaboratively with your supply chains and deliver information and data that meet UK government BIM requirements.

Find out  more on Accredited Professional training

OpenBIM/COBie Field Trials

The videos from the recent OpenBIM/COBie Field Trials held at the Academy of Engineering on the 12th November can be viewed here:


Level 2 BIM On Trial

The Presentations from the recent Level 2 BIM On Trial - a buildingSMART UK User Group Event held at the Building Centre on the 1st May 2014 can be accessed here:

To help contribute to the success of future events we ask that you take 5 minutes to complete a short online questionnaire. Your response is anonymous and will remain confidential to the conference team. Feedback is required by Wednesday 14th May so your speedy response on this would be much appreciated. Please click on the following link where you can find and complete the survey:



Upcoming Events From



Upcoming Events
buildingSMART technical group meeting Mar 12, 2015 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM — BRE Watford
BuildingSMART London Technical Summit Mar 23, 2015 - Mar 25, 2015 — BRE Watford
BIM Prospects Mar 26, 2015 - Mar 27, 2015 — RIBA, Portland Place, London
BIM AP (Accredited Professional) Foundation Training Mar 26, 2015 - Mar 27, 2015 — BRE Watford
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