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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.

What openBIM Does For You - buildingSMART in Four Minutes

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:

Upcoming Events From



Upcoming Events
Level 2 BIM on Trial May 01, 2014 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM — The Building Centre, London
BuildingSMART User Group Meeting May 15, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM — BRE, Watford
Practical delivery of COBie Jun 04, 2014 01:30 PM - 05:45 PM — BuildingCentre, London
BuildingSMART Technical Group Meeting Jun 05, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM — BRE, Watford
COBie Training - Construction Operations Building Information Exchange Jun 18, 2014 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — BRE, Watford
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