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:
- BIM training and Accredited Professional status
- BIM & COBie training courses
- ISO development
- COBie, IFC, IFD and IDM development
- Interfacing with buildingSMART international to tackle the international needs for BIM
Organisations within buildingSMART include architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, facility managers, manufacturers, software vendors, information providers, government agencies, research laboratories, universities and more.
UPDATE: buildingSMART UKI Bulletin 22 (March 2015) is available
The newest buildingSMART UKI bulletin is now available on the website, click here to read the full bulletin. Bulletin 22 features an interview with the Chair and Vice-chair for bSI UKI (Jeremy Watson and Anne Kemp respectively), information on BIM prospects, bSI UKI initiatives such as an international learning outcome framework, COBie trails and information on the new Spanish chapter.
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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